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Lead Full Stack Software Developer

Salary icon £75,000 - £105,000 per annum
Location icon London , South East England

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Our client, an established insurance FinTech with offices in the City of London and the United States are looking for an experienced Lead Full Stack Software Developer.

They are embarking on an exciting initiative to re-develop their existing product suite from the ground up, modernising their technology stack and their engineering processes. The successful candidate will lead the existing small-but-experienced engineering team and be a significant contributor to the design and development of the new product and to the various DevOps processes that are required to enable this.

As the Lead Software Developer, you won’t just be a member of the team; you’ll be at the heart of their transformative journey. Collaborating closely with Project Leads and Developers / Engineers, you will:

• Champion the execution of the project architectural design and rollout of the new product portfolio

• Apply your extensive full-stack web application expertise to drive technical solutions, lead on aspects of code quality and influence other developers

• Act as the key liaison between the project and developer teams resolving technical blockers and ushering an efficient project lifecycle

Experience / Skills / Knowledge required:



  • A strong background in full stack web application development
  • Expert knowledge about relational databases, database design and querying
  • Experience in building DevOps build and deployment pipelines
  • Experience in working as part of an application development team; experience in leading a development team a plus
  • Demonstratable experience applying OOD to create reusable, maintainable, and modular code that can adapt to changing requirements


  • Experience of delivering applications on the Azure platform
  • Experience of infrastructure-as-code
  • Experience in designing and developing ETL processes or similar
  • Insurance knowledge
  • Scrum or Kanban methodologies



  • Front end

o Angular 12 or above

o TypeScript

o JavaScript

o CSS/Sass

  • Back end

o C# .NET (Core) 5 or above

o Microsoft SQL Server


  • Microsoft Azure
  • Azure DevOps
  • Git
  • Entity Framework Core
  • Pulumi
  • SignalR
  • NUnit
  • Playwright or Selenium
  • Windows Auth/Azure AD/Azure AD B2C

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