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Lead Developer

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Digital & Development

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  • Salary:

    £65000 - £70000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Abiodun Bailey

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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C#, .NET, Java8, HTML5, CSS3, Angular2, Bootstrap, JavaScript, SQL Server, Speckflow, NUnit

Lead Developer

We are currently working with an exciting client of ours seeking a Lead Developer, they are a Leading Investment Management firm based in City of London who manages fixed income, equity, multi-asset, liability-driven investment on behalf of its clients located across the globe.

Job Duties

Principal Accountabilities:


  • Lead to the day-to-day development across one or more applications/features, considering prescribed standards and patterns.
  • The initial focus will be on a feature of the global platform, with an eye towards developing solutions that can be leveraged throughout the organization.
  • Use continuous delivery practices to increase speed of delivery.
  • Own the creation of accurate estimates for planned work along and be accountable for validating and refining estimates against actuals.
  • Ensure that Development is delivered within quality guidelines and that the team members being lead adhere to the guidelines.
  • Be able to work without oversight and to oversee others' work.


  • Work with Business Analysts and the Product Owner to take requirements and break them down into Epics, Stories. Design and document solutions.
  • Write and assign development sub-tasks to less experienced members of the team, monitoring progress against plan and estimates


  • Ensure that developments are transitioned effectively into support teams, with consideration of support being given throughout the development lifecycle.
  • Provide 3rd line support, as appropriate, leading the investigation of production issues and being proactive in preventing their repeat.


  • Seek to both acquire and distribute knowledge and experience among team members; both in technical and business aspects.
  • Conduct code review to peers and be able to provide
  • Pair programme where appropriate to improve quality and to help mentor junior members
  • Liaise with the Platform Team to evolve the CI/CD pipeline

Skills Required

Essential Knowledge & Skills

  • Angular 2.0+, Bootstrap, HTML5 / JavaScript / CSS3
  • Selenium
  • Strong C#/.NET (4.6+, .NET core 2.0+)
  • Testing Frameworks: NUnit, Specflow or similar
  • Testing Methodologies: TDD/BDD
  • NuGet / NPM
  • Version Control; Git and/or SVN
  • RESTful Services / Json
  • Strong SQL and RDBMS knowledge (SQL Server/PostgreSQL)

Desired Knowledge and Skills

  • Java (8+) / JEE (7+)
    • Microservice patterns
    • OpenShift
    • Understanding of Agile principles
    • CI (using Jenkins)
    • Design Patterns
    • Confluence & Jira
    • Jetbrains suite (Webstorm/Rider)

C#, .NET, Java8, HTML5, CSS3, Angular2, Bootstrap, JavaScript, SQL Server, Speckflow, NUnit