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Location: Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 8BX
Salary: £50000 - £55000
Sector: .NET  
Type: Permanent
Posted: 04/02/2020
Lead Software Engineer Ronald James Group 2019-04-04

Since 2005, our client has grown beyond the UK, to locations spanning the globe, with their leading workplace technology solutions. They are passionate about innovation with over 30 percent of revenue invested back into research and development every year; keeping their pioneering technology at the heart of our company. Having motivated professionals join their team who are eager further their careers and gain invaluable business knowledge, means they continue to define innovative ideas for the future. The key qualities they look for in their exceptional team members are drive, focus and tenacity. Company culture is key to what they do, their innovation is second-to-none, and their team members are truly exceptional. It's a very exciting time for this company as they pioneer the future of the workplace together.

We're looking for Leaders who are innovative and creative, with the focus to drive our client's products to the next level. You will be working in an open and collaborative environment where you will be at the forefront of state of the art technology, enabling the transformation of the modern workplace.

This client is a Microsoft Gold Partner who are passionate about technology; they always make sure they stay on top of the latest trends. They actively use C# 7.2, .NET Core, Xamarin, AZURE (PaaS Services), Angular 4, SAAS, MVM, MVVM and are open to exploring new ideas - so much so that 30% of their revenue is put back into product and people working in an agile/TDD/BDD environment.

As well as being a modern team, this company aspires to be an organisation that reflects the globally diverse audience that our products and technology serve. As such, you will work within their diverse team, crossing both geographical and technical borders.

The Lead Software Engineer will be expected to:

  • Lead a small team of software engineers in Newcastle, UK to deliver high quality software.
  • Be responsible for the management and quarterly appraisals of 3-5 direct reports.
  • Work with the Development Director, Product Manager and Architects to define deliveries and work within schedule.
  • Be responsible for the design, implementation, and delivery of highly scalable applications and web services using Microsoft technologies (ASP.Net, c#, MVC, SQL server, Java script, Exchange server, IIS) on Microsoft Azure.
  • Support software engineers on the team with mentorship, experience, oversight, advice, and code reviews.
  • Work with Product Management and Project Management to monitor the development process across the product to ensure the product specifications are accurately followed and delivered in a timely manner
  • Work with development managers to estimate and scale varying work load across products

Essential technical Skills

  • C#
  • .Net
  • SQL
  • MVM
  • MVVM
  • Angular
  • Agile

Desirable Skills:

  • Previous experience of Android Development at some level (via Xamarin or Native), Java/Kotlin
  • Previous experience with Reactive Extensions


  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Pension scheme
  • Great starting salary
  • Opportunity for progression

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