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Tech first business




Up to £65,000

GBP 65000

Date Added






Manchester City Centre (Currently Work From Home)

Manchester M1 2AQ Piccadilly

The Candidate Ltd

Tech Lead – Up To £65K – Tech First Business

Here at The Candidate, we are supporting one of Manchester’s most renowned development teams in the recruitment of a Tech Lead. As the Tech Lead, you will be responsible for the software delivery and supporting in the team management for the delivery of a World-Class, market disrupting software product. Joining a team of 5 developers, the Tech Lead will be instrumental in the delivery of an exciting product which will change a market landscape for years to come.

The business operates on a modern technical stack implementing React.JS as the Front-End tech alongside heavy reliance upon the Microsoft stack on the Back-End. The Back End is build upon C# and .Net with .Net Framework and .Net Core actively utilised. Although this is a full stack position, there will be a slight bias towards back end requirements. SQL/MySQL building web services and front end HTML & CSS are built into the software product. Operating to the highest methodology standards, the development team is entirely agile and operates under a Test-Driven Development (TDD) methodology.

This business is currently operating on an entirely remotely basis but do plan to return to their Manchester City Centre office in 2021.

Key Responsibilities of the Tech Lead:

  • Hands on technical lead developer with the additional requirement of managing, guiding, and mentoring junior members of the team.
  • Create fluent and smooth code in line with software deliverables.
  • Lead on the quality and efficiency measures across the team with the overall aim of maximising performance and reducing technical debt.
  • Reporting into the Software Development Manager, the Tech Lead will be viewed as the next in line to step into a purely managerial role.
  • Actively manage the entire process of the software development lifecycle as the team build out further functionality of new product releases.
  • Implement new methodologies and functionalities which will provide the best opportunity for the business to function under best practises.


The Ideal Candidate:

  • Passionate about building outstanding software products but equally enthusiastic about people with a drive to develop all those in the team.
  • Core development skills in C# .Net (Framework and Core) and React (Javascript) with commercial experience in full stack disciplines.
  • Knowledge of the latest ES standards and TypeScript.
  • Expert knowledge of software design and software architecture.
  • As comfortable building creating applications as managing Junior members of the development team.

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