Software Developer (Open Source)

  • Permanent
  • Reading, South East
  • Posted 16th October 2020
  • £40,000 to 45,000pa
  • Ref: rcsd1610

Software Developer required by expanding Tech SME based in Reading. The Software Developer must have a background in Open Source technologies along with exposure to multiple coding languages. The successful candidate will have a background in leading projects from conception to completion, fault fixing/problem solving and be comfortable in a client facing role.


  • Managing projects from conception to completion
  • Assisting other team members in their understanding of our client’s technologies and products
  • Contribute to open source repositories via Git and associated packages
  • Monitor on-line forums
  • Provide 2nd line support to customers
  • Provide an analytical approach to agreeing requirements.
  • Manage complex tasks with minimal assistance
  • Delivering projects on-time and within budget

Required experience

  • Strong experience of software development ideally in web environment
  • Experience with all or some of the following: C/C++, Python, Perl, C#, Java and PHP web technologies.
  • Experience of Windows operating systems.
  • High volume web site development
  • Authoring and signing off detailed requirements documents.
  • Software project management
  • Writing design documentation
  • Client facing
  • Team player

Desirable experience

  • Go Language
  • Linux

This fantastic role comes with a starting salary of £40,000-45,000 p/a and is accompanied with a benefits package which includes a 10% annual bonus, company pension, flexible working and 25 days holiday (Plus Bank Holidays) to name but a few.

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