Senior Software Engineer (Partners), Defence

London | Defence

Join our defence and national security business and you’ll be helping users plan and train to meet the most complex security threats in the world. Working alongside experts in AI and Machine Learning, computational modelling and distributed systems, you’ll be putting multiplayer technology to life-saving use.

Partner Engineers at Improbable are Software Engineers with deep knowledge of core concepts of our faster-than-realtime simulation products, and help our industry partners to build specific products. You will help to  design, deploy, and support solutions that are performant, scalable, and highly available wherever the user requires. Our customers have a choice, and we want to enable that on the Improbable platform. 

Your work is amongst the most high-profile and important work that Improbable Defence does. You will work directly with some of the most senior-decision makers across government and the software you build plays an important role in dramatically increasing the capabilities for planning and meeting the threats of the modern world.

Areas for Impact

  • Coach and mentor team of engineers, guide them to best practices.
  • Play a significant role in the team’s sprint ceremonies.
  • Contribute to the overall architecture of our simulation platform
  • Work cross functionally with Product and Engineering leadership to provide feedback from partners and insight into the wider market.
  • You will be responsible for enabling and supporting the successful delivery of outsourced requirements across partners and internal stakeholders.
  • You will ensure technical requirements are properly defined.
  • That dependencies and risks identified and addressed.
  • That development workflows and collaboration processes are supportive.
  • And enable the development of tools and services for successful partner integration. 
  • You will ensure that third party content is integrated into our customer projects, and works seamlessly for our users. 
  • Partner engineers work closely with partners to enable true customer choice, keeping the user requirements at the forefront of everything we do. 

We'd like to hear from you if you identify with the following

  • You have experience of leading a team of engineers, assigning tasks, mentoring, whilst remaining hands-on
  • You are a servant-leader and are passionate about sharing knowledge with and learning from others.
  • Collaborative communication skills, ideally with experience working integrating software solutions with partners / customers
  • Experience with at least one of: C++, Python, or GoLang
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes, cloud technologies and deployment highly preferred
  • Ability to provide technical support to partners as required, including problem solving, testing support, technical designs and documentation
  • The ability to work in a rapid development environment for ad hoc tooling development
  • Ability to track external technical development work, understand the solution and how it fits with our own deliverables and requirements
  • Please note due to the nature of this role you will be expected to meet requirements associated with obtaining UK security vetting clearance
While we think the above experience could be important, we’re keen to hear from people that believe they have valuable experience to bring to the role. If you identify with the team and mission, but not all of our requirements, then please still apply.

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We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, gender, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.

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