Lead Software Developer / Infrastructure Team Lead

Lead Developer / Infrastructure Team Lead

Our client based near the Kent coast are seeking a Lead Software Developer to join their team. The company are going through an interest period of change and it is an excellent and exciting time to join their team.

The organisation are delving further in to the eCommerce field and expanding their services and solutions. To be able to do this they need an expert to be the point of contact for all existing and new technologies within the business and lead this development.

As well as a competitive salary the company also offer pension, holiday allowance, Christmas shut down and an element of flexible working.

The role
The Lead Developer serves as a central person responsible for technology and platforms within the organisation. You will create strategy and guide others in implementing technical solutions. You propose innovative solutions and drive their implementation and support.

This is a specialised front-end product development role with a deep understanding of modern software architectures and development techniques. A successful candidate will be a committed and articulate individual, required to communicate and collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and business stakeholders to produce software and web solutions that are of enterprise quality. The team is responsible for the development and continuous delivery of a business-critical analytics web application.

Accountability
*As a lead person, the employee does due diligence as far as analysis and design of any projects they undertake. Owns technological solutions to implement designs made for our customers, including:
oWeb hosting.
oTranslation and localisation management
oAutomation of repetitive tasks
oOwns solutions to support business strategy and service delivery, manages workflows and set up for new projects
oSecurity both internal and on customer projects
oAutomation in all areas
oCreates and implements short and long-term strategy in terms of technological growth
*Leads the implementation and support of technological solutions
*Works with other department leaders to deliver services within their function
*Ensures that staff have the necessary software and that it is up to date
*Ensures staff follow processes and proposes process improvements where necessary
*Ensures that the company is compliant with license agreements, GDPR, Compliance, Cyber security
*Ensures the customer data is secure from leak, tampering and accidental deletion
*Proposes, implements and supports new technological solutions that improve business operations
*Ensures the company is ahead of the curve in terms of technology and is seen as a leader by both competitors and customers
*Conducts respectful and friendly communication with customers (internal/external)
*Constantly learns to give the company new capabilities

Technical skills required
*.NET Framework knowledge essential
*Proficient in C# 5+ years essential
*Entity Framework
*Linq
*Javascript, JQuery, (Angular, React bonus)
*HTML5, CSS, LESS
*GIT (source control)
*Experience working with JSON and XML webservices
*Windows Server, IIS & FTP Experience
*SQL Server Administration
*Elastic Search
*Experience with Azure Advantageous
*Excellent understanding of the technologies, architectures, solutions, designs, implementation and underpinning technical standards
*You will be comfortable working flexibly in an agile oriented development environment, to a high degree of accuracy and within tight deadlines
*You will have the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues at all levels
*Data modelling using appropriate tools
*In depth understanding of writing testable software – unit test, integration tests
*Strong knowledge of developing enterprise web-based applications

Personal profile
*Minimum of 5 years’ experience and preferable in a leadership role
*Preferably hold a relevant Microsoft qualification in programming and development
*A degree or equivalent experience in either data management, information systems or computer science
*Experience in an eCommerce or retail company would be advantageous
*Approaches problems with curiosity and open-mindedness
*Generates innovative ideas and solutions to problems
*Encourages others to look at problems and processes in new ways
*Identifies opportunities to increase efficiency, simplicity, and revenue
*Tracks performance against customer requirements, using existing tools
*Maintains a consistent, high level of productivity
*Takes personal responsibility to make decisions and takes action
*Does not easily give up in the face of unexpected obstacles
*Deals constructively with mistakes and setbacks
*Readily adapts to different ways of doing things
*Seeks opportunities to acquire new knowledge and skills
*Able to clearly present and articulate proposals and solutions

This is a permanent full-time position Monday – Friday.

If you would be interested in discussing further please forward your CV for review.

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