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Lead Platform Developer – International

Location: Sunderland

Salary: Up to £50,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 165686

NRG are working with a pioneer in the technology sector to recruit a Lead Platform Developer.


The successful candidate will be responsible for the technical management of their team, including being responsible for quality, timescales and day-to-day work allocation within the structure of the incoming work pipelines with a focus on delivery and quality of both customer facing and internal websites.




  • Strive to continually improve the functionality and quality of websites across all non UK territories.

  • Co-ordinate and prioritise deliverables to maximise improvements across all non UK territories.

  • Work with all in-country teams to agree a common roadmap for development.

  • Have scalability and re-use as a principle for improvement.

  • Champion functional standards and ensure all internal policies and procedures are strictly adhered to at all times.

  • Contribute to the design and implementation of strategic technical projects ensuring full and proper handover to support teams.

  • Project responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Business/Technical analysis to gather requirements and convert into specification / deliverables.

    • Strive to ensure wherever possible agreed timelines and project deliverables are met and to communicate appropriately when this is not possible.

    • Identify performance and delivery shortcomings.

    • Co-ordination and allocation of tasks to project team members.

  • Tracking project progress and presenting progress and risks / issues at regular management meetings.

  • Provide technical leadership to teammates through coaching and mentorship.

  • Ensure consistency and quality of mentoring within own team.

  • Be responsible for personal development of the team members.

  • Be comfortable leading teams using a coaching approach.

  • Create an environment which allows team members to excel and grow

  • Demonstrate a high degree of empathy and emotional intelligence.

  • Provide ad-hoc on-call to support team should an incident occur which requires specialist knowledge or with a project being managed.

  • Keep abreast of industry developments in the technical arena and make recommendations to management and operations team where appropriate.

  • Assist in the collection and documentation of user's requirements, development of user stories, estimates and work plans.


Person Specification:


  • Team Leading.

  • Multiple stakeholder management.

  • Project management (agile environment).

  • Proficient with Microsoft .NET 3.5+ development using C#

  • In depth knowledge and experience with core Microsoft .Net technologies including: WCF, WPF, WF, LINQ and EF

  • Extensive experience designing and developing enterprise grade software

  • Experience with source control management systems and continuous integration/deployment environments

  • Experience with automated testing