Site Lead

Cynalytica Belfast Full-time
Salary Competitive
We’re seeking an energetic, dynamic and ambitious Site Lead to join and lead our team in the Belfast Office. You will play a key role as a senior member of a growing company and be able to have a true impact in being able to help shape the future. You will get the opportunity to manage, cultivate and contribute to an agile cross-functional team and have a rare opportunity to lead efforts to build genuinely unique product offerings in the Cyber Security space.

This is a great opportunity to take a career defining role that allows you to grow and develop your management and leadership skills. You’ll be able to have a real impact on innovative products and also on the culture of a growing company and office. We’ll give you the opportunity, materials and support you need to flourish and continue your career growth and development.

Role Responsibilities: 

  • Act as the technical lead for a team of developers during the design and development of new features and applications or the enhancement of existing capabilities. 

  • Show a ‘hands on’ approach by actively participating in the implementation of features were possible 

  • Hire, coach and mentor more junior members of the team to further their grasp on software design principles 

  • Simplify and suggest improvements to the Cynalytica SDLC with respect to (but not limited to) coding standards, unit testing, source control and CI  

  • Work within a Lean Software Development framework to deliver business requirements from analysis and design through to deployment 

  • Be a Quality Advocate in the work that’s being done 


Essential Criteria:  

  • Strong proven record of leading and delivering software projects 

  • Experience of building strong working relationships within a team environment 

  • Understanding of Software Design Principles 

  • Excellent communication skills 

  • 6+ Years software development experience 

  • Good technical skills across either front-end or back-end engineering 


Desirable Criteria:  

  • Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science or related field 

  • Knowledge of Golang/Java or a modern JavaScript framework 

  • 2+ years management experience but also happy to hear from people looking to take that step in their careers. We believe leadership comes from your qualities/personality rather than purely your job title. 

  • Experience building, managing or recruiting high performing teams 

For more information or questions please contact us at

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Pension plan
Pension plan

We take care of you, even when you are old and wrinkly.

Equity package
Equity package

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Working at

Cynalytica delivers nature-inspired cybersecurity technologies to protect critical energy, transportation, wastewater and industrial control infrastructure. Our cybersecurity technologies build upon decades of applied research in machine learning, data analytics, high-performance computing and scalable infrastructure protection.

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