Senior Lead/ Software Engineer

Job Details:

Job Titles: Full Stack

Experience Level:Mid, Senior, Lead

Tech Stack Used: Java, JavaScript, Go, AWS, Serverless, Kubernetes, Bash

Primary skills we consider: Java, JavaScript, Go, AWS, Typescript

Secondary skills we consider: Serverless, Kubernetes, SQL, Bash, React

Base Salary: £35,000 – £80,000

Remote Working Location: For EU residents relocating to UK, For US residents relocating to UK

Visa sponsorship: Available

Cloudsoft are an application management software and cloud services company based in city-centre Edinburgh. Our mission is to help customers run their applications well using cloud and modern platforms, including migrating, automating operations and evolving. We do this in part by developing and supporting the software Cloudsoft AMP, open-source Apache Brooklyn, and others.

We work directly with midsize companies where we look after their estate, and with global enterprises where we advise on resilience, modernization and adoption of Cloudsoft AMP. This translates to a dynamic environment with an ever-changing mix of technologies, non-stop learning, and exciting challenges.

The company has approximately 20 people and operates with a start-up mentality, relishing these challenges with a strong focus on inclusion, quality and growth. There are excellent opportunities to be involved in all areas of the business and to develop depth and breadth of skills.

About the role:

We are looking for exceptional developer talent. You will work on core products and customer projects, working closely with other Cloudsoft engineers and customers. The successful candidates will have a strong background in a mix of languages and systems and a passion for learning technologies and solving customer problems. They will be part of a small, high calibre team in a cutting-edge sector — cloud applications — in one of the most exciting tech companies in city-centre Edinburgh.


Expertise in several of the following areas is highly desirable:

  • Java (REST, lambdas, OSGi, maven), JavaScript (React, TypeScript), Go
  • Cloud systems (AWS, Azure, Google, Terraform, VMware)
  • Cloud-native architectures (serverless, Kubernetes, messaging patterns)
  • Data stores and full-stack (SQL, Cassandra, CouchDB, ORM)
  • Old-school server admin (bash, powershell, Ansible, Chef)
  • Continuous delivery, testing, monitoring and automation
  • Open-source (Apache, GitHub, pull request reviews)

Candidate must be UK based or willing to relocate. We may consider visa sponsorship if required and all prerequisites are met.

Company Benefits

  • 33-37 Paid holidays (inc. bank hols)
  • Private Pension
  • Laptop of your choice (Macbook Pro, DELL Pro)
  • Flexible working time (with some core hours with team)
  • Flexible location (Full remote / office / hybrid)
  • Private Health Insurance (You and partner)
  • EMI Share options
  • Perks, discounts, Cycle to Work
  • Monthly team events & socials

Interview Process

  • Video call with Software Engineer: Cloudsoft/role/experience/technical questions/live hands-on
  • Video call with Line Manager (CTO or VP Engineering): going deeper into technical
  • Video call with Cloudsoft Team: Presentation on topic of choice and Q&A both ways
Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Full Time Remote
Job Location: Edinburgh

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