Careers

Awen Collective is a new and exciting business, and as such we have a few positions open for experienced people willing to ride the ups-and-downs of a startup.

What we expect from all our staff

  • Strong problem solving skills, with a pinch of inventiveness
  • Great working in a team. We are a collective after all!
  • Good moral and ethical compass
  • Willing and able to be discrete, and happy to go through security checks to at least BPSS level
  • Be a fluent English Speaker, extra points for being a Welsh speaker too
  • Willing to travel from time to time to do requirements capture or promote the work of Awen Collective

Our commitment

Awen Collective is committed to the support and development of those within the collective. As such we have taken an oath to:

  • pay our workers at a rate greater than the living wage, and whenever possible greater than the average salary,
  • actually employ workers rather than use contracts/outsourcing, and avoid zero-hours contracts,
  • be egalitarian in our business, in addition to giving equal opportunities to all - supporting minorities, supporting those with disabilities and supporting those who are ex-military or ex-police
  • pay our taxes fairly, and never cheat the system
  • actively promote membership of unions and professional bodies, and give appropriate rights and voices to our workers
  • provide training opportunities, and invest in our workers

Available Positions

All available positions are based in Cardiff in Wales. We are looking for workers to start in/around January 2018.

To apply for any of the following positions please email your CV, your salary requirements, some detail about why you feel you would like to join the collective: careers@awencollective.com

  • Project Manager
    • Must-haves:
      • Experienced in, but pragmatic about, Agile management
      • Experience in facilitation of meetings and events
      • People management skills
      • A good level of competence in technology
    • Nice-to-haves:
      • Qualified for Agile/PMBOK/PRINCE2/ITIL
      • Software Design Experience
      • Familiar with various ISO standards, including 9001, 22301 and 27001
      • Familiar with NCSC CPA and/or CC
      • Experience in cyber-security and/or incident response
  • Senior Software Architect
    • Must-haves:
      • Good amount of experience in Software Design
      • Knowledge and Experience of design patterns, TDD, actor models and BDD
      • Good knowledge of standardisation and best practice in software design & architecture
    • Nice-to-haves:
      • Experience in Java, C#, Scala and/or Python
      • Experience with Hadoop (or similar)
      • Familiar with various GDPR and ISO standards, including 9001, 22301 and 27001
      • Familiar with formal methods and safety-critical systems
      • Familiar with NCSC CPA and/or CC
      • Experience in cyber-security and/or incident response
  • Senior Software Developer (multiple positions available)
    • Must-haves:
      • Experience in Java (server-side and/or client-side)
      • Knowledge and Experience of implementing design patterns, TDD, actor models and/or BDD
      • Good knowledge of standardisation and best practice in software engineering
      • Experience with Hadoop (or similar)
    • Nice-to-haves:
      • Experience in C#, Scala and/or Python
      • Web-based UI Design & Development
      • Software Design Experience
      • Familiar with formal methods and safety-critical systems
      • Internationalisation experience
      • Qualifications in Data Science, Cyber-Security/Forensics and/or general Computer Science
      • Experience in cyber-security and/or incident response
  • Junior Software Developer (multiple positions available)
    • Must-haves:
      • Experience in Java (server-side and/or client-side)
      • Experience in (X)HTML, JavaScript & CSS
      • Knowledge of standardisation and best practice in software engineering
    • Nice-to-haves:
      • Knowledge and Experience of implementing design patterns, TDD, actor models and/or BDD
      • Experience in C#, Scala and/or Python
      • Web-based UI Design & Development
      • Software Design Experience
      • Familiar with formal methods and safety-critical systems
      • Internationalisation experience
      • Qualifications in Data Science, Cyber-Security/Forensics and/or general Computer Science
      • Experience in cyber-security and/or incident response
      • Experience with Hadoop (or similar)
  • IT & OT Master (multiple positions may be available)
    • Must-haves:
      • Experience in IT and Network Administration
      • Knowledge of OT
    • Nice-to-haves:
      • Experience of design/development/pentesting OT (including Industrial Robotics, SCADA, IIoT and other ICS)
      • Electronics experience
      • Cyber-security & Incident Response experience and/or qualifications
      • Software Development Experience
      • Experience working in critical infrastructure and/or manufacturing

To apply for any of the above positions please email your CV, your salary requirements, some detail about why you feel you would like to join the collective: careers@awencollective.com

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