C# Senior Developer / Team Lead (Agile WebAPI WCF Web Services)

Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Sutton Coldfield
From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + extensive benefits package
20 Apr 2017
20 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
C# Senior Developer / Team Lead (SCRUM Agile WebAPI WCF Web Services REST)

Working for a Leading IT Services supplier to the Public Sector Company based in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, West Midlands. 


  • This role ideal for a Senior Developer looking to move into team leadership, managing 2 direct reports, reporting to the Development Manager.
  • As well as leading the team you will also be directly involved with the hands on development of robust, scalable API solutions.
  • In addition to this you will also act as a Scrum Master for the team. You will help the team by facilitating ceremonies (Planning and Retrospectives), removing impediments, and working with the Product Owner to ensure value and quality are baked into the day to day process and the delivered software. We want you to actively uphold agile processes, whilst promoting team self organisation and regulation. In the role you should be looking for opportunity to improve XP techniques and practices such as Pairing, Continuous Integration, and Test/Behaviour Driven development.
  • Help to build an effective team of software development professionals with skills tailored to suit the needs of the team
  • Hands on development of robust, scalable API solutions using the .Net framework
  • Understand and advocate the team’s journey through Scrum/Agile and XP
  • Get involved with Quality Assurance and Business Analysis where appropriate


  • The role is still hands-on development - 70% hands-o and 30% team leading and project delivery
  • Highly capable .NET developer with experience creating WebAPI, REST or WCF Web
  • Services
  • SQL Server T-SQL with an excellent understanding of relational database design
  • Experience with unit testing and mocking frameworks
  • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Experience leading an Agile development team to deliver projects
  • Work collaboratively and have willingness to take responsibility for your own development and that of the whole team
  • Personable, confident and hardworking, with excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Train, mentor, innovate and advocate Agile Methodologies (e.g. Pairing, Test Driven Development)
  • Ability to research and network within the agile and developer community to understand and support best practice
  • Good communication skills - excellent interpersonal skills, able to build positive relationships at all levels and with all types of people - verbal and written - with clarity of expression


  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration (CI) and deployment incorporating test automation
  • Have a good understanding of Software Design Patterns and emergent design
  • Experience line managing team members


  • Salary £40,000 - £50,000 per annum (depending on experience)
  • Scottish Widows Pension Plan – 5% employer contribution, 1% employee contribution
  • with optional salary sacrifice on completion of your probationary period
  • Health cash plan provided by Westfield Health
  • 22 days’ holiday initially, rising to 25 days after the required length of service
  • Travel to work scheme - claim 50% back on seasonal train or bus tickets for your travel to
  • and from work
  • Childcare voucher scheme provided by Edenred
  • Death in service plan – 4 x annual basic salary
  • Employee Assistance Programme provided by Legal and General
  • Birthday Payment – one off payment each year of £150 subject to normal deductions
  • Buy and Sell Holiday Scheme

  • Exclusive to Go IT Recruitment Ltd - C# Senior Developer / Team Lead (SCRUM Agile WebAPI WCF Web Services REST) role is urgent and interview slots available.

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    Go IT Recruitment is committed to equal opportunities and actively seeks applications from all sectors of the community irrespective of sex, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, having responsibility for dependents, age, religion/beliefs, or any other reason which cannot be shown to be justified. Go IT Recruitment acts as an employment agency/business.

    Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. ONLY successful candidates will be contacted.

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