We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

Software Development Team Leader

(Salary £45k-£50k dependent on experience)

Knowledge Transmission are looking for a Software Development Team Leader to lead the next phase of our technology development for our Learn Social e-learning product.

Our product technologies are innovative and provide engaging challenges in software development. You will be making an immediate impact in a startup, to lead the software team in developing the next phase of our Learn Social platform. Currently we use GWT/Javascript/CSS/HTML, Java servlets, AWS, Dynamo (NoSQL) – we want you to take the lead on how to improve our approach, or even to propose an alternative technology strategy to meet the requirements of the business as it grows over the next year.

Main responsibilities

As Software Development Team Leader you will:

  • lead our team of 4 Java developers
  • identify the technology route for the business to address the needs of our growing client-base
  • plan the development of product features and cloud services
  • work through the full range of platform development, from design through to deployment

Two core requirements:

  • 3-5 years experience of

    • Java development in a commercial context
    • cloud-based services
  • Experience of managing a team of software engineers on a commercial software platform

Additional expertise in the following will enhance your fit with this role:

  • Web application development or single-page/pageless site development (GWT-based)
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS Java SDK)
  • Dynamo (NoSQL) database or alternatives (e.g. MongoDB)

We offer a friendly and informal working environment in our north Cambridge office with considerable flexibility in working arrangements.
Our platform and its products are used by university students studying English in over 15 countries in Latin America and SE Asia. We are currently working with more than 100 institutions, with tens of thousands of active users and we are expanding to more students within our existing customers and more countries and universities over the next year. What attracts them to our product range is its range of innovative feature-rich high-quality e-learning content.
All candidates must have the right to work in the UK.

For all enquiries or to apply, please send your CV and cover e-mail to:

Please: no agencies or recruiters: a £500 fee will be charged for any contact by agencies.

Knowledge Transmission is growing and we are looking for people to join our team in Cambridge.