Share this Job

Lead Software Engineer

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted: 
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

Our purpose at Vodafone is to connect for a better future. As a Global Communications Technology company, we put the customer at the heart of everything we do. We are forever challenging, pushing boundaries and discovering innovative ways to connect our customers with their digital societies.

We connect people, businesses, and communities across the globe to create the future. We earn customer loyalty, experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

Join our journey as we connect for a better future. Ready?

Lead Software Engineer 

Location: Newbury (currently WFH due to COVID) 


Are you passionate about learning the latest technologies, building software applications and guiding other team members?


Do you have rich depth and breadth of software development experience?


Do you enjoy working in an agile collaborative environment? If so, we are looking for a Lead Software Engineer. 


In order to fulfil this objective and purpose, we are looking for a Lead Software Engineer. This role will report into the IoT Integration Engineering Senior Manager and be accountable for developing and operating key IoT enabler applications for Vodafone IoT digital products and platforms. You will be taking part in the implementation of application development since the initial design, driving key technology decisions and guding a team of external partner software engineers.


As Lead Software Engineer, you will be working closely with internal Solutions Architects, Engineering and Technical Architecture Teams across Vodafone Technology.

Must have technical : 

•    Strong experience of object oriented  programming languages, Java or C#
•    Proven cloud implementation experience with Kubernetes, Docker
•    Experience of relational and NoSQL databases such as Mongodb 
•    Experience in driving engineering and software design & implementation of large-scale software applications
•    Familiarity with web technologies such as Node.js, ReactJS, Angular, HTML 5 
•    Knowledge/experience on following technologies Spring Boot, Camunda, Drools, Maven, Gradle
•    Hands-on experience with CI/CD tools, such as Jira, Jenkins, Nexus, Sonar, GIT, Confluence
•    Proficiency in web services technologies (e.g. REST, JSON, XML, SOAP, etc.)

The Vodafone Internet of Things (IoT) portfolio is designed specifically to meet the needs of new and evolving businesses, growing at a rapid pace in a digital world with a mission to connect 1 billion things by 2025 for a better future. In order to continue Vodafone’s leadership position, and to drive it further, Vodafone Group has identified the need to establish and grow its strength in IoT Digital Services, with the ambition of becoming a leading provider of IoT E2E Solutions building on our industry leading position with Managed IoT Connectivity.



Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.