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Head of Software Engineering

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    Jessica Bhard

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    0203 854 2230

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Role: Development Team Lead

Location: Cheltenham

Salary: Dependent on experience

Locke & McCloud have partnered with an established and reputable cyber security consultancy who are seeking an experienced Development Lead to take responsibility for this organisation's product development and SaaS- based services.

This organisation are at a crucial juncture in the development of a centralised platform. The successful individual will have a deep understanding of software development and be commercially- savvy.

Keen to hear from experienced and talented senior software developers and experienced team leaders. This is an exciting opportunity to own the product development function and to lead a growing team of developers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for the delivery of functionality to an agreed project plan, working with our PMO team to produce and maintain detailed project plans.

  • Designing security software solutions: your primary role as head of development is initially one of a manager as the team grows, creating and developing bespoke software solutions that are to be delivered to users within our client base, as well as on occasion in-house.

  • Responsibility for liaising with the company’s management team and other staff members, working on application and service requirements from concepts and using your experience to develop and deliver end-to-end solutions for the software solution.

  • Production of documentation associated with the code base and software solution such that another developer, architect or service deliver manager can understand and continue the service development / delivery at any time.

About you:

  • Experience in production of quality code within an Enterprise environment.

  • Demonstrable experience in the successful delivery of end-to-end software development.

  • Experience working in a DevOps environment with strong knowledge of cloud-based architecture and software development / deployment.

  • Attention to detail: preventing data breaches and cyber-attacks needs vigilant and detail-oriented individuals. With attention-to-detail, you can identify loopholes in the software and devise ways to improve security.

  • Project management experience.

  • Experience of taking a project to market from start to finish.

  • Experience working in the security sector.

  • Experience of product ownership.

  • Current UK Security Clearance.


Locke & McCloud are the UK’s leading cyber security & information security staffing company – through having a sole focus on the cyber & information security space we have been able to foster solid relationships with some of the UK’s most exciting cyber security consultancies & end users. Our focus on the information security space allows us to be able to help you find the most exciting opportunities in the cyber security market. If you are on the lookout for your next cyber security or information security role, please get in touch!