• Lead Software Engineer, Manchester, £70k + 20% Bonus

    • North West
    • Permanent
    • 60K - 70K GBP

    Unique opportunity for a Lead Software Engineer to join a multi award winning business in Manchester that has annual revenues close to £1bn and over 50 million active customers.

    The business have recently launched their own digital transformation journey and have established a separate innovation hub operating as a tech start-up responsible for experimenting and rapidly delivering new omni-channel digital experiences for their customers.

    This is a brand new team with ambitious growth plans so there’s an excellent opportunity to help shape the team, the way they work and have a direct impact on such a high-profile business.

    You will report to the Technical Director and will lead a multi-disciplinary team of circa 10 software and test engineers responsible for software development, maintenance, support and hosting across the full technology stack. The scope of your role will range from the day-to-day management of the team to setting the future strategy of software development and playing a key role in their shift towards new fail fast development approach.


    - Experience recruiting and leading high-performing teams of software and test engineers
    - Expert knowledge of agile software delivery and associated techniques (Scrum, Kanban, XP, TDD)
    - Experience delivering customer facing solutions across web, mobile and ecommerce platforms
    - First class interpersonal skills including customer facing stakeholder management experience

    In return they’re looking to pay an industry leading package of up to £70k + benefits (£5.5k car allowance, 20% bonus, 5% pension, flexible working and free parking).

    If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to know more please either contact Joe Parker directly on 0161 2370015 or apply via this advert and I will be in contact ASAP.

    Relevant skills: C#, ASP.NET, MVC, WebAPI, SQL Server, CSS, HTML, JQuery, JavaScript, Node, Angular, React, Selenium, Gherkin, Jenkins, JIRA, Confluence.

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