Software Developer (C++ and C#) with XMPP Server Knowledge

  • Full Time
  • London

Website StepAheadRec Step Ahead Recruitment

We provide expert talent solutions across the Sales, Marketing and IT sectors for a range of clients from start ups to global organisations.

This software house in London City is looking to expand its team and requires a software developer with experience in both C++ and C# programming languages to create a messaging gateway for their secure services.

Job Description:

With in-depth knowledge of XMPP server technologies, and a strong educational background from a Russell Group university. The ideal candidate will also be eligible for a security clearance.


  • An attractive salary up to £80K
  • Working with an established team of 25 people
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Company Share Options
  • Performance bonus scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Supportive and developing environment
  • Plus more

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, test, and maintain software solutions using C++ and C#.
  • Implement and optimize XMPP server functionalities to enhance communication systems.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand project requirements and deliver high-quality software solutions.
  • Ensure code quality, security, and compliance with industry standards.
  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies and industry trends to contribute innovative ideas to the development process.


  • Bachelor’s or higher degree from a Russell Group university in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Software Developer with expertise in C++ and C#.
  • Solid understanding of XMPP server technologies.
  • Active security clearances, including SC clearance; additional clearances such as DV, CTC, NATO, or BPSS are highly desirable.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work in a collaborative team environment.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to translate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

Apply with your CV now and we will be in touch to discuss further.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £50,000.00-£80,000.00 per year


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Flexitime
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Transport links
  • Work from home


  • Flexitime
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus scheme


  • C++: 2 years (required)
  • XMPP server: 1 year (preferred)

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

Willingness to travel:

  • 25% (required)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in London

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