Lead Software Engineer needed for a A FTSE 250 Company

Lead Software Engineer for FTSE 250 organisation in London – £50,000- £70,000

A global insurance organisation is looking for a Lead Software Engineer to join their innovative digital team.

The Client

A multi national insurance innovation hub is looking for a Lead Software Engineer to sit at the forefront of their digital team to join them in revolutionising insurance and to carry on serving over 30 million customers across the world covering life, general, asset management and health. They are in the process of further expansion and are very keen to bring new creative individuals on board to be a part of their success of building next generation products that will disrupt the Insurance industry. They currently sit as one of the top innovative companies to work for as they operate a fail-to-succeed policy which means that they expect most ideas to fail which encourages developers to utilise the creative freedom they are offered to create ground breaking products.

There are some amazing benefits included in the package with a top class pension scheme as well as being part of a big corporate reputable company but with a dynamic collaborative agency feel environment.


The Role as Lead Software Engineer

As a Lead Software Engineer you will be hands on focusing on building web and mobile applications specifically working on their own internal portal application that allows customers to access and manage their accounts as well as mentoring and managing juniors on the team. You will be a technical expert in developing the .Net application architecture and working on the development using HTML and JavaScript frameworks.


The Candidate

As a Lead Software Engineer you will be comfortable working in a big exciting established organisation where you will gain an insight into a world leader within the insurance and financial services sector. They are looking for a dynamic lead developer that can evangelise and lead the way on creating a technical culture of innovation working alongside the scrum teams of developers, testers and BA’s. You will have the chance to build and innovate brand new products while leading a team of 1-5 developers depending on the project.

  • Responsible for the .Net MVC application architecture and client based application development using JavaScript and HTML5.
  • Advanced technical experience in C#, HTML5, JQuery.
  • Experience in working in an Agile environment.
  • Experience in Source Code Management (GIT, SVN)
  • Comfortable providing technical expertise and leadership while collaborating with teams operating across the UK, India and Poland.
  • Experience in responsive design for mobile and tablet devices.