Lead C++ Engineer

SpotX·Queens Square, Belfast, BT1 3FG·Salary available on request


About SpotX:

We are a global software company with development offices in Belfast. In Belfast we build out new applications that run on a platform operating at volumes many times higher than stock exchanges. We compete against the world’s biggest tech companies to support Ad Funded businesses. Our customers include many household names in the media and gaming industry.

We are seeking a highly talented Lead C++ Engineer who can contribute brilliantly to our team located there, including leading and managing a team of engineers. We are a fast-paced but casual environment with highly talented peers. You will be versatile, disciplined and enjoy focusing on new challenges in the ad tech space.

Making an immediate impact:

PHP to C++ conversion of our marketplace

New C++ applications created to handle Billions of transactions

Enhancing new and legacy code for performance

Collaborating and problem solving

Work on a scrum team comprised of 4 to 5 developers

Participate in daily standup meetings and all meetings of the agile SLC: planning, estimation, retrospectives, demos, etc.

Lead of team of 3 to 7 Engineers

Leading a team:

Ensure completion of sprints – or other Agile tracking milestones. 

Maintain software standards on your team (quality, unit tests, process, etc).

Build relationships with your peers to ensure that cross-team communication is effective. 

Maintaining priorities on your team in relation to sprint, and release.

Be responsible for team's code, either by direct code review, or by delegation.

Write code. 

Keep an eye on the release dashboard and release process and make sure the relevant team members are participating and available when needed. 

Delegating responsibilities to qualified candidates 

Motivating, holding accountable, and developing your team.

Maintain 1 on 1s with team members 

Serve as glue, maintains team chemistry 

Communicate with your team members to your peer team. 

Needed SpotX’er talents:

Significant experience with Modern C++ 17

Strong Linux knowledge

Large-scale transnational environments

Distributed/parallel processing

Networking/API/ Microservice design

Low latency

Significant database experience, including both SQL + NoSQL

Bonus SpotX’er talents:

Webscale experience

Cassandra experience

Network programming

GitHub account- we like developers who like developing!

LAMP experience

Agile development

Believes in Continuous Integration

Web-based environments

SpotX Perks:

  • Company paid social events and treats (e.g. boat trips, bowling, pub quiz, etc)
  • Subsidised Gym Membership
  • Active Social Committee
  • Stocked snack cupboard & beer fridge!
  • Free Friday breakfasts 
  • Weekly Scone and Fruit delivery
  • Great work-life balance and flexibility
  • Great holidays, (25 days plus 10 bank holidays PLUS exceptional extras over Christmas!)
  • Company pension plan and healthcare 
  • Learn in a fun, casual, team environment
  • Amazing office location with panoramic views
  • Free concert viewing from our office overseeing Custom House Square!
  • Games room - ping pong, pool, games consoles

​ ​SpotX Core Values: 

Customer Service, Integrity, Respect, Initiative, Collaboration, Innovation and Adaptability

SpotX is an equal opportunities employer

Learn more at www.spotx.tv and follow @SpotX on Twitter and LinkedIn

How to Apply

Please apply through the link above which will take you to our job on our careers page

If you would like more information please feel free to contact me at

Email: flawther@spotx.tv 

Mob: 07951 600001 

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