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Lead Software Engineer- cryptocurrency

Job Description

Do you have an interest in Cryptocurrency?

I am currently recruiting for one of the first crypto teams to be set up in Belfast. This employer set up in Belfast around 18 months ago and has been building ever since. They have hired some of the most talented engineers on the market and due to the impressive Engineers they have already hired they are keen to build one of Belfast first crypto teams. This is a great opportunity for a Senior Engineer who is keen to take the step into a lead or Staff engineering role. Roles like this only come up once every 5 years, You will have the opportunity to do engineering at scale while building something new.

You'll work across the full development lifecycle, take ownership and see the results of your work quickly. There's a modern technology stack with including AWS / GCP, Docker, Kubernetes on the infrastructure side with Java, and GO on the back end and React on the front end; you're focus will be on back end core Java development while learning GO, however you will gain exposure to other areas of the stack, particularly AWS and React.

About the Role

As a Lead Software Engineer you will be a senior member of the team and you will be instrumental in the design and delivery of key business applications and solutions. You will have input in architecture decision making within the team and you will ensure we build scalable, performant, easy to maintain and cost optimised solutions. You will be joining a team of talented, collaborative engineers eager to grow and deliver. You will shine as a mentor to the team, providing technical insight and guidance.


  • Commercial Java development experience
  • React experience on the front end (not essential but nice to have)
  • Engineering systems/applications at scale
  • Container based solutions such as Docker, Kubernetes
  • Continuous integration and deployment tools

As a Staff or lead Engineer you will earn a competitive salary (to £85k) plus bonus and benefits.

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