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Lead Developer

  • Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Tech & Software Development
  • Contact: Beth Thompson
  • Contact Email: BethThompson@betterplaced.com
  • Expiry Date: 17 November 2021
  • Job Ref: BT14_1634552435

This 'tech for good' start-up business is seeking a Lead Developer who is looking to take responsibility for a fascinating product and help grow an innovative team. You will initially be the sole developer (supported by a remote team), responsible for scaling the team as the business grows.

The company puts a real focus on improving mental health and combatting loneliness in young people. This role will suit a self-starter who is looking to lead a development team that will build/ maintain a function to aid in improving the lives of thousands of young people nationwide.

The business has grown rapidly since 2019 and is now looking for a Lead Developer to come in and grow the tech offering out in line with incoming investment. They are currently receiving a huge amount of national press coverage as the start-up begins to scale into something unique.


Responsibilities:

  • Coaching and/or managing a small development team
  • Writing clean, well-documented code
  • Help to build on solid agile principles


Core tech:

  • C# / ASP.NET (.NET Core)
  • JavaScript / ECMAScript
  • MySQL
  • DynamoDB
  • Some AWS (Amazon Web Services) Experience


Desirable / beneficial:

  • GraphQL
  • React Native
  • Exposure to Agile / Lean software development practices
  • Unit, Integration and UI Testing experience
  • Architectural Awareness - Systems architecture and distributed systems

To be considered for this 'tech for good' proposition to take the lead on exciting projects, please apply with an up to date copy of your CV.

The business has an office based in Manchester and the team like to get together a couple of times a month for socials and workshops, however you can work from the office as much or little as you like outside of this.