MB019 - Technical Lead Developer / Developer Manager

Location United Kingdom
Salary: £90000 to £999999
Contact name: Miles Baxter

Contact email: milesb@excelerate.co.uk
Job ref: 6563
Published: 13 days ago

Title - Technical Lead Developer
Location - Fully Remote (UK Wide)
Salary - Up to £90,000

Job Description


  • Leads teams to design, develop, and implement innovative solutions to complex business and technology problems.
  • Applies advanced subject matter knowledge to complex business issues and is regarded as a subject matter expert.
  • Frequently contributes to the development of new ideas and methods. Works on complex problems / projects where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of multiple factors.
  •  Exercises significant independent judgment within broadly defined policies and practices to determine best method for accomplishing work and achieving objectives.
  • Leads and / or provides expertise to functional project teams and may participate in cross functional initiatives.
  • May provide mentoring and guidance to other team members. Acts as an expert providing direction and guidance to process improvements and establishing policies.
  • Frequently represents the organization to external customers/clients.
  • Keeps up to date with the latest industry trends, models and standards.



  • Participates as a member of and leads development teams.
  • Wide development exposure to multiple front and back end languages and technologies
  • Participates in cross-functional teams.
  •  Demonstrates technical leadership and exerts influence outside of immediate team.
  • May provide mentoring and guidance to developers.
  • Applies in-depth or broad technical knowledge to provide maintenance solutions across one or more technology areas.
  • Consults with team members and other organizations, clients and vendors on complex issues.
  • Contributes to strategic direction for teams.
  • Develops innovative team solutions to complex problems.
  • Designs solutions for others.
  • Participates in code reviews.
  • Designs, prepares and executes unit tests.
  • Independently implements end user or enterprise solutions of significant complexity.
  • Integrates technical expertise and business understanding to create superior solutions for clients.
  • Flexible and willing to accept a change in priorities as necessary.
  • Attention to detail with a pragmatic and enthusiastic attitude to work.
  • Microservice design (desirable).
  • Ability to work effectively in a globally dispersed team and with clients and vendors.
  • Provide time / resource estimates for assigned projects.




  • A minimum of 8 years of related experience.
  • Advanced understanding of modern software design and development methodologies (e.g., OO).
  • 8 or more years’ experience writing code using languages such as (and not limited to) Java, Net. Advanced ability to work with Web-development tools for new applications.
  • Experience of modern programing languages such as (and not limited to) Bash script, Python, Ruby, Perl, C, C++, Java and PowerShell.
  • Familiar with web security principles, such as OSI Levels 5, 6 and 7.
  • Advanced understanding of RDBMS databases such SQL Server and Oracle.
  • Experience and knowledge of AWS, Azure, bare-metal and Virtual hosting (desirable).
  • Experience on multiple full release project life cycles including Agile.
  • Experience delivering secure and scalable microservices (desirable).
  • Knowledge and experience of modem software design and development methodologies & frameworks (e.g. Agile/Scrum)
  • Advanced understanding of Configuration Management tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef, TFS or equivalent using CI/CD pipelines
  • Advanced understanding of testing tools and unit test and integration test scripting, such as taking advantage of TDD
  • Advanced experience using an Integrated Development Environment (e.g. Visual Studio) and development of tool add-ins.
  • Able to define quality and security standards.
  • Experience of using Design Patterns.
  • Good verbal and written communication and negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrates technical leadership skills.

If interested, please apply for further information.