Technical & IT

Senior Software Engineer


Seeking a Senior Software Engineer – Cambridge

Our client, a successful and growing software organisation, based in Central Cambridge are looking to engage with Senior Engineers looking for their next move! The end users of our client’s product include various levels from home users right through to enterprise organisations.  

Start: ASAP
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £Negotiable!
Hours: 35 hours per week
Benefits: Generous holiday allowance, Pension scheme with up to 6% company match and BUPA dental and medical cover

To be suitable for this role you will be involved in all aspects of development from creating elegant designs and writing effective code. You will be working on ambitious projects and as a Senior Engineer expected to deliver high quality solutions. Our client’s software supports Windows, Linux, macOS, iOS, Android, Raspberry Pi and more.


  • Working on the latest client technology taking advantage of new OS features
  • Building on core C++ technology
  • Driving lower-level C++ development in a wide range of areas, including video and audio capture
  • Encoding, efficient networking and protocol design
  • Deep integration with the OS across multiple platforms
  • Improving user experience
  • Cross-platform application development

Skills and Experience: 

  • Strong problem-solving skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Experience of agile working practices
  • Have a relevant technical degree (or equivalent qualification) or equivalent industry experience
  • Ability to demonstrate a clear understanding of networking technologies and security principles
  • Strong object-orientated design skills and experience
  • Strong experience with one or more of C++ desktop applications and object-oriented design skills
  • Have some experience taking a leading or coordinating role (desirable)
  • Experienced in cross-platform application development (e.g Windows, macOS, Linux/UNIX)
  • Experience with any of the following is a bonus: Other languages like Objective-C, Java, Python or JavaScript, Familiarity with modern graphics display pipeline, The latest generation of video and audio codecs

If you have not received a response within 3-5 working days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Busy Bee Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency for this to Permanent vacancy.

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