Senior Microsoft Software Engineer / Technical Lead

Posted 3 days ago by Talent Crew

Senior Microsoft Software Engineer / Technical Lead - work from home until 2021 - 18 month fixed term contract - superb benefits.

Our forward-thinking Government regulator client is looking for a Senior Software Engineer / Technical Lead with substantial expertise as a Microsoft developer to:

  • To manage, lead and mentor a small team of developers, in the development of a new environmental scheme.
  • To develop, and support applications to scheme requirements, within a formal team structure.
  • To lead the technical development of projects.
  • To assist in the management of the development team.
  • To assist in the implementation of new technologies, and research into strategic new technologies.
  • To work closely with the Delivery Manager and/or Product Manager, providing a technical and application perspective throughout the project lifecycle and product lifecycle.
  • To suggest and implement improvements to the application development process, such as continuous integration, automation of build, deploy and test etc.

Key Responsibilities

  • Development, maintenance, and support of key scheme applications.
  • Technical documentation of key business applications.
  • Technical ownership of application requirements.
  • Line and matrix management of a team of Software Engineers and Automation Engineers.

Key Outputs and Deliverables

  • Ensuring that products developed internally and externally are technically and functionally suitable.

Key Stakeholder Relationships


  • To work as part of a team with Software Engineers, Automation Engineers, Business Analysts, Delivery Managers, Product Managers, and the IT Infrastructure and DevOps teams to develop and deliver key business applications.
  • To work with the IT Infrastructure team to resolve issues with business applications.
  • To work with the IT Service Desk to resolve internal and external customer issues with business applications.


  • To work with external partners to transfer technical knowledge of externally developed applications in-house.


  • Substantial expertise as a Microsoft Software Developer
  • Essential skills and proven expertise in the following technologies:
    • Microsoft .NET (C#)
    • SQL Server Development
    • ASP.Net MVC
    • Test Driven Development (TDD)
    • Continuous Integration, build and deployment automation
  • Knowledge and experience of:
    • Object-Oriented Design
    • Development techniques and design patterns
    • Agile Methodologies
    • Relational database design
    • SQL Stored procedures
    • Unit Test Frameworks and Tools (Nunit, Moq, etc)
    • Version Control tools and workflows (TFS, GIT)
  • A good working knowledge of some of the following technologies:
    • Microservices
    • NetCore
    • Entity Framework
    • Dependency Injection
    • Agile Methodologies
    • PowerShell
    • Cloud Technologies (Azure)
    • Containerisation Technologies (Docker)
    • DevOps
  • Demonstrable expertise of collaborative working with:
    • Business Analysts, Automation
    • Engineers
    • Delivery Managers
    • Product Managers
    • Senior Managers
    • Business Customers


  • To ideally hold a degree and a technical qualification (e.g. MCAD, MCSD, MCTS).
  • Some previous line management experience

Application question

Do you have Substantial expertise as a Microsoft Software Developer - C# SQL ASP.NET etc.?

Reference: 40555172

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