Technical Team Lead (C#) / Development Team Lead.

Technical Team Lead (C#) / Development Team Lead.



Job Reference: 14709

£55000 - £59999 per annum


Technical Team Lead (C#) / Development Team Lead


This client makes great software that users love. You’ll be the technical leader of a small team, working with a product owner to develop & drive the flagship software product, used by world leading companies. They are passionate about creating software to the best of their ability & work hard to understand users’ needs, working with autonomy but collaboratively on all aspects from initial UI design through to testing.

They mostly develop in C# on Visual Studio & Rider, & provide all developers with an MSDN subscription & a ReSharper license. They have a no-blame peer review culture, with the aim of encouraging excellence, improvement & learning. They use GitHub for version control, & mostly follow the github-flow model.

They work closely with product owners to define features & priorities, allowing them to get involved in understanding their customer needs & balancing them against development costs. They use Agile processes & have daily stand-ups & regular retrospectives to keep honest & transparent. They take continuous improvement seriously & everyone’s opinion is valid & listened to. They use JIRA to host a Kanban board, & show key metrics & TeamCity build status on a team radiator.

What you will work on: The key product is a C#-based application server which is built on top of a SQL Server database. The server functionality is accessed via a variety of TypeScript/Javascript-based clients, Windows applications & scripting interfaces. Some of the things you might be helping to lead on include:

  • Developing innovative new ways for customers to interact with their data
  • Building robust back-end solutions to enable customers to manage their databases
  • Optimising the application to satisfy the rapid growth of information stored
  • Evolving the product suite to keep pace with the changing needs of clients

You will have some or all of the following:

  • Experience of the technical team lead role; leading, managing & directing other team members
  • Extensive current, hands-on development experience with C# & the .NET framework
  • Good knowledge of .NET libraries & frameworks, including idiomatic usage
  • Ability to make effective use of debugging, diagnostic & profiling tools to build efficient software
  • Analytical skills to effectively resolve technical problems with solutions & be able to build consensus around those
  • Good communication, presentation skills & an attention to detail
  • Refactoring, including techniques to develop & extend legacy code
  • Customer focus & an awareness of software usability issues
  • Knowledge of at least 2 other languages (e.g. css, html, t-sql, TypeScript etc.) & platforms
  • Expertise in the optimized, performance & scalable use of SQL Server in an application env’t

Title: Technical Team Lead / Development Team Lead

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.

Salary: £45k – c£55kpa negotiable on experience.

You’ll be working in a great team with modern technologies & an Agile environment

Competitive salaries & a comprehensive benefits package

You’ll receive our 12.5% non-contributory pension

Flexible working, to fit your family

You’ll be given the choice of private healthcare insurance or gym membership

They will tailor your induction & career development plan around you, your motivations & your skills

You’ll be invited to join the share options scheme

Development The client values their people & work hard to create an environment which rewards positivity & supports personal & professional development. As part of this commitment they provide a tailored induction plan, regular reviews & excellent opportunities for progression. They promote use of the latest technologies & encourage you to keep up to date with the latest developments, & hold regular software events & activities

If this appeals to you then please contact Simon on 01566 776 888 or send your CV to to progress matters

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