Lead Developer job in NG16 Langley Mill Derbyshire

Lead Developer | Microlise

Lead Developer

Lead Developer - Capability Acquisition

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Do you have?

  • Proven abilities in coaching technical performance within a team and across a business, setting technical objectives and measuring progress etc.
  • Highlighting training requirements within a multi discipline agile team
  • Technical domain design skills
  • Technical debt identification and pay down.
  • Strong communication skills for internal and external stakeholders
  • Advocate and leadership of design review
  • Technical evangelism
  • Able to implement patterns of enterprise architecture
  • Working with architecture focussed road maps   
  • Enthusiasm       

What does the department do?

David and his there UK scrum teams Exiles, Walking Dev and Happiness Patrol are responsible for the strategic development of new Platform components to gradually replace the company’s existing suite of market-leading desktop, tablet and mobile products. This calls for passion and expertise in areas covering API development, micro services, Docker containers, Xamarin Mobile and JavaScript / ReactJS to give all development teams access to a powerful set of reusable server and UI tools.

The primary customers for these modules are the numerous other internal development teams routinely providing customer solutions to many household names in the UK – JCB, Eddie Stobart, Tesco, ASDA, Waitrose, TATA to name just a few.

We adopt and encourage best practice through Agile development and Dev Ops collaboration, meaning developers own not just establishing requirements and designing and implementing solutions but using instrumentation and monitoring tools to constantly assess application health and customer experience in the production environment, and to shape future versions of the products accordingly.

What will I be involved in?

  • Daily: Stand ups, Unit, Integration and Automated UI Testing, Submitting Pull Requests, Reviewing Pull Requests, Code Reviews, Fixing Bugs, Paying down Technical Debt, Monitoring, Project work and Design work.
  • Fortnightly: Planning, Retrospectives, Sprint Reviews and Demos.
  • Monthly: Product release cycle, stakeholder demo & product review

What’s the team structure?

The team comprises of entry level developers through to solution architects and we provide clear career ladders for each employee to forge the career they desire with full training, support and mentoring from senior member of the team.

What technologies will I use?

C#, Xamarin, .NET Core, Micro Services, MS SQL Server, PostgreSQL,

Why Microlise?

  • We believe in our culture, values and staff successes
  • We believe in developing our staff and support our employees with their professional development goals. 
  • 24 days holiday excluding bank holidays, increasing by 1 a year to 29 days
  • Recognition of service from your 1st year and other anniversaries
  • Excellent pension scheme with a minimum 6% contribution
  • Free parking, tea, coffee and daily fruit
  • Vitality Health Insurance, Employee Assistance Programme and subsidised eye tests and glasses
  • 20% off EE mobile and line rental
  • Local discounts including Raleigh
  • Great staff extras:  Easter eggs, yearly BBQ, Christmas gifts and annual staff awards!
  • Free tickets to the British Superbikes, come and support Microlise Cresswell racing and the team! 

We’re doing great things, come and be part of our success!

  • 2018 – East Midlands Chamber of Commerce Business of the year and Excellence in International Trade, The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade, Top 20 in the BDO growth barometer – Nottinghamshire, and an IIP employer
  • 2017 - Top 200 company in Nottingham, top 50 in the Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league table, Sunday Times top 100 Profit Track, Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year finals,
  • Megabuyte Top 50 2016

Interested in the role? Great, we look forward to your application!

Just to let you know, telephone and face to face interviews will take place while the advert is still live, so please don’t delay with your application.

Applicants must have eligibility to work in the UK, this role does not qualify for sponsorship.

Microlise roles are not open to recruitment agencies, please do not contact us about vacancies or send speculative CV’s as they won’t be accepted.


  • Location: NG16, Langley Mill, Derbyshire
  • Job Title: Lead Developer
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