Technical Lead - .NET, C# - London

Technical Lead - .NET, C#
London
£Competitive day rate

We are looking for a hands-on Technical Lead on a CONTRACT BASIS to manage a development team as it continues to grow and evolve over this transformation. Within this role you will manage and organise the members of the development team and ensure they have the right tools and skills to ensure the smooth delivery of projects. You will also work closely with Solution Architects, BAs, Project Managers and the wider business community. You will not only be responsible for developing our strategic applications but will be a key contributor to shaping their design so that they are fit for the future.

In addition to team leadership responsibilities, you will need to gain familiarity with our business model and existing applications. Then within specific projects you will design, develop implement and transition to BAU ensuring that our applications deliver for the needs of both the business customers and those supporting the systems.

Key Responsibilities

* Providing technical leadership, guidance and direction to the team, whilst taking full accountability for their deliveries
* Working alongside Solution Architects and other technology experts to create low level designs
* Actively cooperate with our Platform Services and Development/DevOps teams throughout the Group in order to adopt best practice and to ensure full automation of processes where possible
* Taking ownership of coding standards and encouraging good development practice and processes throughout your team
* Implementation of automated Unit and UI tests where appropriate
* Contribute to test approach and designs
* Contribute to product and tool selection
* Support testing, production readiness and release activities

Essential Skills/Experience

* Must have previous experience of Technical Leadership and Team Leading
* Strong commercial experience of Microsoft .NET/C# with SQL Server development
* Have a very solid foundation of good development practices
* Experience building and evolving API services, middle-tier and backend applications built in the .NET framework
* Strong relational database design, including stored procedures, indexing and query optimisation
* Cloud based development and integration experience (Azure functions/Service Fabric/Service Bus)
* Working in an Agile environment, Automated Build (CI) and Deployment environments, supported by appropriate tooling
* Non-functional Testing (Volume/Load/Performance/Security)

Advantageous

* SPA web development across modern JavaScript frameworks such as NodeJS/React/Vue etc with Bootstrap/Boilerplate
* Experience in Finance, Insurance and/or Reinsurance
* Data Warehouse/Data Cubes and ETL processes
* Experience with Dynamics CRM and or SharePoint

Please submit your CV and we will be in contact in due course

Job Reference: 
1523628
City: 
London
Postcode: 
EC2R
County: 
London
Country: 
GB
Date Added: 
2019-07-18
Job Type: 
fulltime, freelance
Category: 
IT, Computing and Data Science
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