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Software Technical Lead

Manchester, UK Req #239
06 February 2024

Headquartered in London, CACI Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of CACI International Inc., a publicly listed company on the NYSE with annual revenue in excess of US $6.2bn and employing approx. 22,000 people worldwide.

CACI Ltd is an international data and technology consultancy with £154m turnover and 1100 employees. We are passionate, progressive and unafraid of challenge; our mission is to use technology and data-driven insight to make a commercial difference.

We provide expert advice and hands-on system management to help our national and global clients get the most from technology and data. We use innovation wisely to deliver well thought-out digital solutions and software. 

CACI's Marketing Solutions Division provides data, software and consulting services to improve our clients’ sales and marketing programmes.

We help clients find, retain and grow profitable customers through our understanding of consumer characteristics and behaviour. And we help commercial property developers and retailers plan retail provision in the UK and overseas.

About us:

We are the Information Intelligence Group (IIG) of CACI UK, a specialist software consultancy providing bespoke solutions to solve complex operational problems. Trusted partners to the UK Government and industry, CACI Information Intelligence Group (IIG) design and deliver mission critical data management and analytics software. Our success relies on the ground-breaking thought leadership of our staff, be they engineers, architects or delivery managers. 


IIG has the culture and feel of a small business, paired with the benefits of our position in a much larger organisation. We work with the newest technologies, in a highly dynamic working environment that challenges and nurtures great talent.


Role Location:


At CACI IIG we have a hybrid working model where you have autonomy to choose how you work, from one of our 6 UK Offices or from home. 

The Role:


As we continue to grow, we are looking to appoint a Software Lead to join an Agile engineering team working on a large complex programme of work for UK government, building a new bespoke software solution. As a Lead Software Engineer on the project, you will gain exposure to:

  • Implementing software solutions including design, development and testing 
  • Using a wide range of technologies, specialising in the use of open-source libraries and components.
  • Utilising tools such as GitLab to build continuous integration pipelines, which help monitor and ensure software quality and security
  • Deploying software systems to a mixture of environments, including public (AWS and Azure) and private cloud
  • Full Software Lifecycle involvement: project concept formalisation; requirements analysis and specification; architecture design; implementation and delivery; training and support and software lifecycle and maintenance
  • Oversight of the project, taking full ownership for deliverables and task allocation

The Fit:

At IIG, there’s no such thing as a typical solution – we’re looking for talent that can keep up with our clients’ challenges, and set the pace for new ideation. We value intelligence and fast learners, flexibility and excitement about tackling every new opportunity. Our work is highly collaborative, so friendly relationship builders are vital to our teams.


We are open to receiving applications from Lead Software Developers with hands on experience in a commercial environment using Java, Javascript or Cloud Technologies (ideally AWS).


Why work for us:

We take great pride in taking care of our talent, providing a highly dynamic, inclusive and team-led environment where everyone can thrive. We value every member of our business, and strive to be a place you’re excited to work. Our market-leading package of benefits reflects this.


WELLBEING - Free 24/7 counselling helpline and employee assistance programme

WORK YOUR BEST - City-centre offices across the UK, combined with flexitime and at home working

LEARN & GROW - Assigned Career Coach to holistically guide development

SOCIAL - Get-togethers throughout the year, from ad hoc socials to the Summer Party in London and annual awaydays

We offer a great L&D package including 5 days external training, a career coach and guilds to share innovation and learning. We also offer self-directed career progression, that fosters opportunities for success for us and our business.


Due to the industries we work in, we require all our team to be able to obtain security clearance. To qualify for this, you must be a British passport holder and have lived permanently in the UK for the last 5 years.

An inclusive and equitable environment enables us to draw on expertise and unique experiences and bring out the best in each other.  We believe that by embracing diverse experiences and backgrounds, we can collaborate to create better outcomes for our people, our customers and our society.

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  • Manchester, UK