Senior / Lead Software Engineer: C | C++ (central Bristol) TL207

Cray - the worldwide leader in supercomputing - has an opening for a Software Engineer skilled in C or C++ to join its Advanced Technology Team.

You will be infrastructure software components targeting Cray’s next generation supercomputer, cluster, high speed networks and storage architectures.

Based in central Bristol UK, you will help to define and develop aspects of Cray’s extremely scalable, high density compute systems that underpin its HPC, Data Analytics and Machine Learning products – enabling Cray’s customers to continue pioneering research in domains such as climate change, life sciences, renewable energy, deep learning and high-energy physics.

Cray offers unique work on leading-edge and prestigious projects that will stretch your skills.

Example work areas
  • Core software technologies, enabling extreme high performance in Cray’s latest Supercomputer and Cluster products
  • Software services underpinning these high performance, scalable, systems, supporting HPC applications
About you
  • Advanced abilities in C/C++, for Linux / GNU
  • Proven technical knowledge of low-level computing e.g. any of: LAN network devices, interconnects, storage, clustering, file systems, virtualisation, OS architecture, kernel development, hardware:software interfaces etc.
  • Committed to sound software engineering principles, and a demonstrated knowledge of the full development lifecycle
  • Outstanding problem solving skills
  • Work well in a cooperative development environment, both within and across teams
  • You may be considering Senior or Lead C/C++ Developer jobs in Bristol such as: C Programmer | C Developer | C Software Engineer | C++ Developer | C++ Software Engineer | Kernel Developer | Network Programmer | Systems Software Developer | Lead Developer | Principal Engineer | Team Leader | etc.
Salary and benefits

  • £70,000 – £90,000+ negotiable
  • Discretionary personal performance incentives
  • Discretionary relocation assistance

About us

We're located in the heart of the city, a short walk/cycle from Temple Meads station and offer underground cycle parking and showers. With our relaxed work environment and amazing benefits, take the initiative to join a company of dedicated innovators. Your next opportunity is now at Cray.


  • central Bristol, UK, by the waterfront

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