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Join a thriving eCommerce business as their Lead Software Developer!






Up to £60.000

GBP 60.000

Date Added






Full Remote

Manchester M1 2AQ Piccadilly

The Candidate Ltd

Lead Software Developer – eCommerce – Up To £60K

Are you searching for a Lead Software Developer role which give you the perfect opportunity to mould your hands-on coding ability with your desire to manage a growing team?

Here at The Candidate, we are recruiting for a niche B2C business who are searching for a Lead Software Developer to join their team. Since its transition towards becoming a tech first business, the business has taken great strides towards evolving their business to incorporate technology at the heart of all they do. Joining a talented development team, you will be leading a team of Senior and Midweight Developers with further resource across the Development team in the likes of Business Analysts and Juniors. Operating on a fully remote and flexible basis, the Lead Software Developer must be as passionate about mentoring those around them as they are about creating clean, practical code.

The Lead Software Developer will be pivotal to the growth of the business in managing both existing and greenfield development projects. The current roadmap for the Lead Developer will be to ensure the successful delivery of several projects as we move into 2021 with the vision of leading then on a variety of greenfield systems which will allow the business to diversify it’s offering. Due to this, the successful candidate must be full of ideas, continually up to date with new technology and passionate about creating new systems through cutting edge technology.

Key Responsibilities of the Lead Software Developer:

  • Build, manage and deliver on a variety of software projects across a business roadmap which spans several years.
  • Lead on the development of both front and back end projects in C#, .Net & React.
  • Mentor all within the development team ranging from senior to junior developers. A key function in this responsibility will be the introduction of code reviews and supporting the continued personal development of all in your team.
  • Be an active and positive member of the recruitment panel as the team continues to expand to support business requirements.
  • Support and continue to build our software architecture across the business including as it expands globally.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Excellent knowledge and commercial experience building full stack projects in C#, .Net and React. Further exposure to frameworks and languages is ideal but most of the development roadmap is current centred C#, .Net and JS.
  • Confident on leading across code deployment using Octopus & Team City.
  • Able to manage all cloud technologies including AWS integrations.
  • Previous experience leading a team or a strong desire to take the leadership role in a strong development team.

What’s In It For you:

  • Fully remote working (forever!!)
  • Competitive salary of up to £60,000 with opportunities to progress further.
  • Personal development & training offered as standard across the business.
  • Build your own team culture as you grow and manage YOUR team.
  • Working on the newest tech with the opportunity to integrate the best technology for each project into the business.

If this sounds like the next step for you apply now! Or for more info call 0161 833 1044 or email [email protected]

Please note due to high volumes of applications unfortunately we are not always able to respond to all unsuccessful applicants. However we wish everyone who applies the very best with their job search. 

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