Software Development Team Lead

3 days left

02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Development Team Lead

Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per annum.

The role

As a Development Team Lead you will have technical leadership and line management responsibility for a team. Working alongside our technical architects you will help to create our application architecture and development standards across teams and ensure a high quality and consistent output from your team. You will also be responsible for holding regular themed performance reviews, managing individuals and developing talent within your team.

A strong team leader with deep technical knowledge, you will be an expert at developing and maintaining applications written in C# and SQL Server as well as Javascript. You will be an excellent communicator with the ability to lead and inspire your team and to manage external stakeholders.


You'll have exposure to some of the latest tech available on the Microsoft .NET platform including, C# 5, .NET 4.5, MVC 5.1, Web Api 2 plus some great open source software such as Lucene.NET, Redis, MiniProfiler, nHibernate, Dapper and Castle Windsor.

You'll have access to some great tooling support including Visual Studio 2013, Resharper 8.2,

DotTrace, LinqPad, NHProf. You’ll also use a nice, fast, shiny (gaming) PC with plenty of RAM, SSD and a decent GPU with a multi-monitor setup.

Skills & RequirementsRequired Skills

Expert knowledge of C#, ASP.NET MVC, HTML5/CSS and T-SQL, ORM (Preferably nHibernate), source control (Preferably Git)

Expert knowledge of software architecture, design patterns and standards.

Proficient at writing JavaScript applications

In depth knowledge of agile as well as scrum roles and methodology.

Unit Testing (TDD, BDD etc)

Understand different caching strategies

Understand Inversion of control and how to use dependency injection

Other desirable skills

Experience leading a team delivering web applications

Line management responsibilities

Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills

JQuery, KnockoutJS, exposure to cloud services (e.g. Amazon AWS or Windows Azure), TeamCity

Awesomenauts league 1

This is not the right job for you if...

You just want a detailed spec handed to you so you can sit in the corner by yourself

You don't like solving complex problems

You don't see the point of testing or writing automated tests

You don't like debating with DBA's over LINQ vs stored procedures

Who we are

We’re already the UK’s number one job site, enjoying a bigger market share than any other employment or training site, and we need world class individuals to help us realise our ambitious plans for growth. We’re passionate about our users, our product and our brand, and we want to meet highly motivated developers who share our vision and our passion.

Our offices are based near Holborn and Covent garden in one of London’s most exciting districts, surrounded by some of the capital’s best coffee shops, cafes, restaurants and bars as well as several great gyms and outdoor spaces.

What you’ll get

At, we’re big believers in encouraging creativity. In fact, 10% of your time is dedicated to working on something other than your day job, whether it’s working on projects you’re passionate about, or just taking time to concentrate on your own personal development.

Similarly, we run 'Hackdays’ throughout the year, giving our development teams a chance to build something new from scratch. So whether it’s an idea for an innovative new app, or a ground-breaking new site you want to build, you’ll have every opportunity to reach your potential.

We’ve also been known to send people away on holidays (Australia, Paris, A Place With A Sunny Beach We Can’t Remember The Name Of), activity days, team building events, posh local breakfasts, and scaling the O2, to name a few.

Oh, and there’s also free fruit, tea and coffee on tap. If you like that kind of thing…*

So if you want to work for the UK’s biggest recruitment brand and you’re ready to start loving Mondays, get in touch today.

*Other benefits include up to 30 days annual leave a year, childcare vouchers, a company pension scheme, personal accident cover, a personal development allowance and free eye tests.