Technical Lead

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Technical Lead

Location: Gloucester (Hybrid)

Salary: Competitive


Technical Lead | Hybrid | Gloucester

The Role

You will join the Cross-Domain product development and solutions team. The team is responsible for the development of world-leading network security and communication appliances that operate at multi-gigabit speeds, combining software and custom hardware. Cross-Domain customers include a variety of government departments, telecommunications and critical national infrastructure companies.

The Technical Lead role encompasses the full software development lifecycle, from requirements capture, analysis, design, and delivery.

The Ideal candidate will have a development background, have managed teams, be able to take responsibility for a solution, and drive the technical outcomes to meet the customer’s mission needs.

This role is predominately C++/Linux focused, but a range of other languages are used where appropriate. We use Open Source where possible, 3rd Party where valuable, and custom where necessary.

The Company

You will be working for a leading company in the cyber defence industry who focus on Digital Intelligence. They work collaboratively with over a dozen countries to collect, connect and understand complex data in order for governments, nation states, armed forces and commercial businesses to unlock digital advantages in the most demanding environments


  • Provide a focus for technical decision making, and an identifiable leader for the team and wider product area
  • Bring a range of software development and delivery experience
  • Understand what “good” looks like in terms of building and managing a team
  • Engage with and mentor their developers
  • Be able to work with project and engineering managers to support internal business processes
  • Modify the approach, and those of their team, if needed to meet the dynamics of a project (eg Agile, Iterative, Waterfall)
  • Deep understanding of C++, Linux, multi-threading, and network technologies
  • Experience in estimation, scheduling, and task breakdown (ideally in Jira or similar)
  • Understand technical risk and how to make effective decisions


  • C++ and Java
  • Experience of modern libraries including STL, Apache libraries (NiFi etc)
  • Good grasp of networking fundamentals
  • Ability and desire to learn new programming languages and technologies quickly
  • Proven problem-solving and fault-finding skills
  • Evidence of innovation and initiative
  • Linux development experience
  • Windows development experience
  • Experience of scripting languages

*Please not all applications must have full right to work in the United Kingdom.

Apply to the Role:

Roles like these are snapped up quickly, so act now if you do not want to miss out! Reply to this advert or email your CV to holly@weareorbis.com

Recruiter: Holly Darnborough


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