Lead Software Developer with R3-IoT




Location: Glasgow
Full-time, Permanent
£35,000 - 45,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Immediate start
Closing date: 26 March 2020, 12 noon

Passionate about web development? Looking for a role where you’ll work with an enthusiastic and committed team? This is a brilliant opportunity to develop your technical skills within a forward-thinking and rapidly growing young company.

- The AAI team


About the Company

“Connectivity is essential for driving innovation, but much of the world is unable to benefit from this progress. R3-IoT, Scotland's award-winning SpaceTech pioneer, is on a mission to change that.

By utilising cutting edge satellite technologies, R3-IoT's team of established industry experts are bringing smart innovation to the four corners of the world. Solving major world problems by bringing people and organisations together from the least connected areas of our planet is the unifying vision that drives this passionate group forwards.”

Read more about R3-IoT HERE.

The Role

Thanks to recent successes in proving the potential of our technology, R3-IoT is embarking on a new adventure, designing exciting new solutions for a wide range of applications.

An important part of this is the continued development of the company's cloud platform. As a result, R3-IoT is now looking for a hands-on and passionate individual to take on the role of Lead Software Developer. The successful candidate will lead the design and development of the R3-IoT cloud platform. Initially a single role, the company anticipates a number of additional developers will join the team in the coming year.

Your responsibilities:
• Lead the development of the R3-IoT cloud platform
• Collaborate with a rich variety of internal and external stakeholders
• Contribute to the company roadmap and vision
• Support business-winning activities and trade-shows
• Help lay the groundwork for a future work

This is a unique opportunity to join an exciting tech startup at a period of notable growth, with the chance to play an influential role where your contributions will have immediate and measurable impact on the business. There is tremendous potential to develop personally and professionally within this supportive team.


To help achieve the goal of connecting the most remote parts of our planet, the team requires an equally passionate, socially conscious individual who loves tech and believes in its potential to improve our lives.

The ideal person for this post will hold a degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related discipline, will have the drive to be involved in a high-growth and dynamic environment and be keen to take on responsibility and make important decisions.

• You've got demonstrated skill in . NET, ASP . NET (using C#), and SQL Server
• You’ve gained experience in JavaScript, HTML5, Bootstrap, Angular
• Familiarity with Azure and Azure DevOps is a plus
• Engaging and effective communication skills are hugely important
• Your willingness to lead whilst operating autonomously will be put to practice
• 2-5 years of experience creating and publishing code means you can hit the ground running

Don’t be put off if you feel you don’t match up to everything above as it’s an exhaustive list! Above all else, the R3 IoT team are looking for someone who will bring the correct mindset, positive attitude and an ability to learn and adapt. If this is you, then please do apply.

If you have any questions about this role or the organisation please contact team@aai-employability.org.uk. Please do not under any circumstances contact the employer directly as doing so may negatively impact your employment opportunity.


Closing date for applications is Thursday 26 March, 12 noon.

Please submit a CV and tailored Cover Letter* through the AAI EmployAbility online application form by clicking “Apply” on our website. Examples of what we like to see in a cover letter can be found HERE

*In your Cover Letter, R3-IoT would also like you to provide a link to a short portfolio of your best work (e.g. a link to a portfolio website). If possible, they would like to see examples of a hobby project you did (which need not be polished or completed) or of a professional project.

All applications must be submitted by 12 noon on the closing date. State A) your availability and B) relevant experience and demonstrate how your skills match the specific requirements of the job description.

We do NOT accept email applications unless otherwise stated.

Successful candidates must, by the start of the employment, have permission to work in the UK.