Developer Team Lead (C# Backend Microservices)

Leeds Permanent £60,000 - £65,000 per year Remote
  • Develop cloud applications using the latest .NET Framework
  • Lead a team of Developers, championing Technology throughout the business.

About Our Client

Our client is a large-scale player in the Financial Services industry. They are known for their commitment to innovative technology solutions and their significant influence in the Leeds area. The company prides itself on its robust team, delivering exceptional services to a broad client base.

Job Description

  • Be involved in the application design process, ensuring each system component is well written, performant and ensuring scalability.
  • Be involved in the estimation of work.
  • Write code and unit tests adhering to standards and specifications..
  • Perform triage of defects and track them through to technical resolution.
  • Support colleagues by taking a Lead position in respect of technology.
  • Undertake work as required to improve the wider Software Engineering estate.

People Leadership

  • There are no direct Leadership responsibilities however you will play an active part in both the Software Engineering community as well as within work-specific squads.
  • Work with colleagues e.g. Architects to create solutions that meet requirements.
  • Act as a focal point for technical questions and a bridge between management and the wider team.
  • Guide developers in the development of solutions sharing your knowledge and expertise and helping to develop theirs.
  • Promote solutions and approaches that are in line with agreed strategies.
  • Promote collaboration with colleagues and seek to uplift levels of technological understanding.

The Successful Applicant

Required skills:

  • Excellent communicator both verbal and written. Someone who can talk with colleagues within the technical and wider communities.
  • Offering a collaborative approach with experience of supporting colleagues.
  • Proven history of practical experience as a .NET Developer
  • In-depth knowledge of C# and .NET Frameworks from 4.7 to the current.
  • Knowledge and experience of SQL.
  • Experience in writing unit tests and mocking.
  • Strong object-oriented programming skills and understanding of SOLID principles.
  • Practical application of commonly used patterns and approaches
  • Excellent troubleshooting and analytical skills.
  • Ability to flex as the situation requires whilst remaining composed under pressure.
  • A desire to stay ahead of technical advances and identify opportunities from which we may benefit.


  • Experience of developing using Inversion of Control and Asynchronous standards
  • Experience of API development and a solid understanding of the RESTful principles.
  • Exposure to and an understanding of Microservices.
  • Grasp of security principles in particular Active Directory and OAuth.
  • Experience of working within agile and waterfall environments.
  • Solid understanding of source control principles particularly within GitHub.

What's on Offer

  • An estimated annual salary range of £60,000 - 65,000
  • Bonus (performance related) and Benefits package.
  • Hybrid working - Remote working, with the request to attend their Leeds office once or twice a month.
  • Generous holiday leave.
  • An inclusive company culture that values teamwork and innovation.
  • Opportunities for professional development in the Financial Services industry.
  • The chance to work in a vibrant location in Leeds.
Gemma Williams
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Job summary

Job function
IT Development
Financial Services
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Consultant name
Gemma Williams
Consultant phone
+44 161 829 0476
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