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Lead Developer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Here at Communicator, we are looking to expand our team significantly and we want to speak with experienced Lead Developers who love developing and have a passion for what they do. We want people willing to learn and try new technologies and use them to solve problems in ways that even we haven’t thought of yet.

Role Responsibility

  • Designing, Building, testing and deploying elegant solutions.
  • Identifying areas of improvement in current systems.
  • Contributing to technical direction short, medium and long term.
  • Managing and refining your backlog with your team and our Product Owner.
  • Leading and organising team and cross team activities.

The Ideal Candidate

To be successful in this role, ideally you have the below previous experience and attributes:

  • 5 years plus experience with .NET technologies ideally focussed on MVC and Web API.
  • Knowledge of database technologies such as SQL Server, Azure Cosmos DB or any others you can bring to the table.
  • Experience with automation tools such as TeamCity and Octopus Deploy.
  • Knowledge of version control systems ideally Git with GitFlow/GitHub Flow.
  • A good understanding of Design Patterns such as DDD and TDD.
  • Worked in an agile environment using methodologies such as Scrum.
  • A good understanding of the complexities of scale.

Package Description

As well as offering a competitive basic salary, 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (with the option to buy more) and a contributory Pension scheme, we also offer the following:

  • Have annual salary reviews
  • Have a monthly in-the-office pub quiz which complements our Social club activities
  • Cover any training or event you want to attend within reason
  • Have bi-annual off-site company days
  • Offer a relaxed and fun working environment
  • Offer life insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme

We may collect relevant data for monitoring as part of our candidate registration process. We will be reviewing applications as they are received so please don't delay in submitting your application.

About the Company

Communicator is a Software-as- a-Service (SaaS) based strategic email service partner, focused on helping ambitious brands optimise their performance across multiple channels.

Our expertise, industry-leading guidance and first class customer experience provide unrivalled engagement and ROI. We are more than software and automation technology – Communicator stands out because of our people, our high quality counsel and our consistent delivery of truly impactful results. We pride ourselves on enabling our customers to out-perform and stay one step ahead of their competition.

We work with a range of high profile brands such as Adidas, Co-op Group, Domino’s, Matalan and Scottish and Southern Energy, as well as smaller growing companies. To support our next stage of growth we are looking to appoint an additional Test Analyst to join our Technology department.

Communicator is also part of the Trinity Mirror Group. Trinity Mirror plc, has an award-winning portfolio of newspapers, websites and digital products and is one of the UK’s largest multimedia companies employing more than six thousand people across more than sixty locations around the country.

Trinity Mirror

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