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Lead Software Engineer (C++/Python) – Global Augmented Reality Events Solutions


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A Lead Software Engineer (C++ with Python) is required to lead developers and projects within a team of 25 Developers to develop a fascinating suite of software products for a Global Live Entertainment Audio Visual business in the Times Tech Top 100.

Location: London, EC4R

Salary: £60k – £75k + cashback health + pens + season ticket loan + £400 gig allowance + holiday buy-back

A recent upscale will see global growth and the addition of 10 new C++ developers to their established team of 15. They produce 3D FX, Light and Augmented Reality sequences via their Media Server products that power events including the Oscars, Brits, Grammys, Film, Theatre and a host of A-list Music Concert Tours around the world. This upscale will service brand new, exciting projects in this area.

You’ll be a Lead Software Engineer currently 15 C++ / Python Engineers with this upscale adding to that. As Lead Software Engineer, you’ll be producing robust, maintainable code, and designing, implementing and maintaining new core systems. You’ll spearhead thought leadership and project strategy alongside the Head of Engineering, supporting recruitment, user-story flows and produce exceptional code to standards that inspire developers. As Lead Software Engineer, you’ll help develop their automation alongside QA, as well on new product feature developments and spear-head projects.

As Lead Software Engineer, you will hold a significant voice and direct input around development process and improving solution-building around the main technical specs in C++ and Python. You’ll be working in one of the fastest growing and most exciting AV brands and hold significant prestige and visibility in the wider business.


Lead C++ and Python Engineer working on commercial Enterprise products

Lead Software Engineer with robust/maintainable coding practice in C++

Strong Python for scripting

Exposure to Visual Studio, Windows and DirectX

Background in Gaming, Audio Visual or similar environment with a client orientation

A collaborative but assertive communication style



If you have a Phd, MSc or BSc in Mathematics, this is attractive!

This role will cover all their hardware products with various C++ / Python software skews, so experience in the following would be advantageous:

- Networking

- Audio

- System architecture

- Automated testing and test-driven development

- Gaming industry experience

- Media Server experience

As a business these guys are growing hugely, with a unique and fantastic product, this is as exciting as products get for the like-minded Lead Software Engineer. Their visuals and AR products are almost unrivalled, as well as a host of world-famous brands using their tech for promotions and events, in addition to the above. From a technical point of view you’ll have some great colleagues who love technology, are passionate about their product and you’ll be able to knowledge share and develop your own seniority with this sort of size team. This will be the best Lead Software Engineer role you apply for today.


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