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Lead Developer

  • £48000 - £55000 per annum
  • St Helens
  • Posted: 08/06/2018
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 216102509

Job Details

Lead Developer - C#.NET, SQL Server, Agile – PERM £48K-£55K p.a. St Helens, Merseyside

Client has free onsite parking and is located on the motorway network for an easy commute.

Reporting directly to the Technical Operations Manager, the Lead Developer will play a key role in the initial product support and then development and migration to new systems planned for 2019.

The role:

The successful candidate will lead, mentor, guide a small team (2 x developers and 1 x DBA / BI Reporter) of technical staff for our client in Knowsley ensuring that existing systems and bespoke integrations maintain maximum uptime, plan and integrate new systems and assist with the development of replacement enterprise solutions. Your team will be have the backing of a wider development and technical team within group, this is an exciting and challenging opportunity to really put your stamp on creating new enterprise grade products for the organisation.

Core Responsibilities:

You will provide guidance, leadership and problem-solving expertise on all technical issues

Oversee the quality of the teams work output

Assist with the scoping, design and planning of new solutions

Assist with the capturing of new business requirements

Product maintenance of the existing systems in place

Triage, fix and root cause any issues which arise

Working with the wider project team, assist with the development of new solutions

Oversee the technical transition of enterprise solutions within the business

Oversee the creation of technical documentation

Manage the relationship with our key partner

Management of holiday rota, job (reactive / non-reactive) planning and absence

Identify training needs, action training where possible and mentor as needed

Hold regular one to ones with staff

We are looking for:

Excellent mentorship and leadership skills and be of strong character

Be fully proficient in providing solutions utilising Microsoft .Net Framework 3.5 (C#) and above as well as MS SQL Server.

Candidates to have a minimum of 6+ years' experience in C# in an Object Orientated Programming environment utilising ASP.Net and Microsoft SQL Server.

Experience working in a team environment utilising source control software, preferably Team Foundation Server, is essential.

It would be advantageous if you are proficient in developing disparate systems using web services and WCF, other areas of .Net Framework 3.5.

Technical Skills Required

• C#


• N-Tier architecture

• ASP.Net


• WinForms


• Agile / SCRUM


• Problem solving skills

• RESTful API's

Technical Skills - Desired

• Microsoft Dynamics CRM

• JavaScript frameworks

• ASP.Net WEB API web services

• Test driven development

• Unit testing

• SOLID principles

• Design patterns

• VB.Net experience


• CSS 3

• Application security

• GDPR exposure

• Application performance

Interview process will be conducted ASAP, start ASAP but will wait for the right candidate.

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