floor51 is looking to fill two new posts immedialtely

Java C++ Software Developer Cambridge

floor51 is on the lookout for someone who is both versatile and technically strong. You’ll need to thrive in a small team environment where you need to be proactive and add value through your own contribution. Every day will be different, and this will suit someone who likes flexibility in their working experience and likes using their own initiative. This is a start-up environment and the successful candidate will need to be someone prepared to turn their hand to anything and to learn new skills all the time.

You will be responsible for the build, development and support of new software products and services.

About floor51

We are a new and fast-growing software engineering company delivering high value, specialist solutions and products to the Telecom industry. We are industry insiders, having worked for many years in the Telecoms sector and with deep practical experience of the challenges and opportunities faced by operators, service providers and manufacturers in this fast moving and highly competitive industry.

Job Description

Key: Red is essential, Blue is useful

 Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Java
  • C/C++
  • Linux and Bash for system scripting
  • MySQL


  • Spring
  • QT
  • A bit of Android and or Swift


BS/MS degree in Computer Science, or related subject preferred but not essential.

Proven working experience in software development


A levels and long-term experience of developing software applications

Industry certifications always useful

 Location and Working environment


floor51 is a small company and whilst our core hours are 10-6, we allow flexible working.

The business activity is centred around Cambridge

Some home working is allowed

Development machines and software licenses provided

Personal Training and development programme


Competitive salary depending upon experience uo to £55k.

Performance related bonus

Company share option scheme after 12 months

Excellent opportunity to expand a skill set and be instrumental in the development of emerging products

Part-Time Linux System Administrator

One/two day per week in Cambridge

We are looking for a Linux System Administrator to maintain, upgrade and manage our software, and servers to ensure that our products and systems operate efficiently


  • Monitoring system performance
  • Data Base management
  • Issue resolution
  • Installing and configuring new hardware and software
  • Access administration and security of IT Systems.


  • Install and configure software and hardware
  • Update systems with new releases and firmware and manage change control
  • Manage operation of servers and tools
  • Set up user accounts and workstations
  • Ensure security through access controls, backups and firewalls
  • Monitor and maintain system performance
  • Troubleshoot issues
  • Build an internal wiki with technical documentation, manuals and IT policies


  • Proven experience as a System Administrator
  • Linux experience essential
  • Experience with databases, networks (LAN, WAN) and patch management
  • Knowledge of system security (e.g. intrusion detection systems) and data backup/recovery
  • Ability to create scripts in Python, Perl, Bash or other language
  • Familiarity with various operating systems and platforms especially bare metal servers
  • Resourcefulness and problem-solving aptitude
  • Familiarity with JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket, Percona Monitoring, MySQL

Get in touch

To find out more or to send us your bio use jobs@floor51.com