Rust Software Engineer

  • Job Reference: Rust Software Eng
  • Date Posted: 25 September 2023
  • Recruiter: SaluteMyJob
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  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Our client is an award-winning, record-breaking technology enabler.

Their transformational software is changing the ways we plan, build, learn, work and live.

Through immersive virtual systems, unprecedented connectivity and near unlimited scalability they empower our partners to obtain critical, data-driven insights that enhance operational performance and increase their capabilities to drive productivity in ways that were not possible before.

They are bold in our approach and aren't afraid to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

Our client’s solutions have helped organisations including Microsoft, The British Army, Minecraft, The MoD, Sony, the Francis Crick Institute and more to achieve groundbreaking performances that have revolutionised their operations.

The Role

They are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Rust Software Engineer to join our team. You will play a crucial role in our mission to provide the infrastructure and computational power required to realise the full potential of multi-domain training simulators. You will take ownership of a specific area within our software stack, collaborate with Product and Delivery Managers to gain insights into our customers' requirements, then leverage that understanding to design, develop, and maintain new features within our cutting-edge, cloud-native software stack.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Product and Delivery Managers to refine and design new features

  • Take ownership of the functionality and quality in an area of our software stack

  • Write high quality, performant and maintainable code, primarily in Rust

  • Participate in peer code and design review

  • Maintain a backlog that balances the timely delivery of features with quality

  • Drive continuous improvement in the engineering team

Skills Knowledge and Expertise

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent experience

  • 5+ years of professional software development experience

  • High level of proficiency with Rust, asynchronous programming and Linux

  • Experience developing defence or enterprise simulators, back-end games systems or distributed, cloud deployed applications

  • Experience with C++ and/or JavaScript is highly desirable

Job Benefits

Our client is an awesome place to work with competitive benefits…

  • The option to work from home or from our fantastic office in London

  • Private Health Insurance

  • Enhanced pension scheme

  • Flexible working

  • Enhanced parental leave

  • 3 extra days off at Christmas (on top of our standard 25)

  • L&D budget

  • Quarterly business reviews with team dinners and events (including global virtual social events)

  • Regularly scheduled socials

  • Share options

  • Quarterly awards with cash prizes