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Lead Software Developer - Glasgow

Date Posted: Monday 17 January 2022

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Are you passionate about working with cutting-edge technology? Nine Twenty are on the lookout for an experienced Lead Software Developer to join a leading IAM technology company in Glasgow, who work across Cloud, Mobile and Windows desktop legacy applications.  This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well established, innovative development team.  The right person for this role will be a full stack developer with .Net, JavaScript, SQL / NoSQL and Azure experience. You will have proven experience leading and mentoring other developers.

Salary: £55,000 + Benefits 

As a key member of the team, you will be responsible for the following: 

  • Development of agreed roadmap to time and quality across the organisations system 
  • Estimating and breaking down large developments into small units of work
  • Hands-on development of roadmap features
  • Oversight and support of others in the development of feature
  • Designing new features and changes to the existing platform
  • Inputting into strategy and architecture discussions
  • Proposing process, feature, and design changes to optimise for flow & efficiency
  • Driving change to improve the organisation
  • Exemplifying best practice and process governance within the team
  • Advising the management team on technical matters
  • Ensuring management and stakeholder alignment on features
  • Ownership of code and design quality
  • Leading and mentoring others in best practices, code reviews, design reviews, automated testing, whiteboard discussions
  • Engaging in pre-sales and customer driven activities as required by the business
  • Keeping up to date with changes in the technology industry
  • Supporting a robust, resilient, secure, and available service for our customers
  • Participating in the out of hours process and customer support related duties

Required Skills/Experience: 

  • Ideally around 10 years commercial experience in development 
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent experience of Lifecycle and CI pipelines using tools such as (e.g. Azure DevOps, SonarQube, Blue/Green Deployment, JIRA, Confluence)
  • Good knowledge and experience of SQL and NoSQL database technologies
  • Excellent experience of distributed version control (i.e. Git)
  • Excellent knowledge of cloud operations
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of design (GoF), distributed systems design and architectural patterns
  • Experience leading & influencing software engineering best practices within the team and across others for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build and deployment processes, testing, and operations
  • Excellent troubleshooting and diagnostic ability
  • Practitioner of TDD / BDD and automated testing
  • Performance optimisation and tuning

Desired Skills

  • Experience implementing encryption algorithms and building secure products
  • Demonstrable experience of driving process or practice improvement within a team
  • Web, Mobile, Windows Desktop Application or Browser extension development experience
  • Active Directory integration experience
  • One, or more, personal or side projects which can be referenced (e.g. on GitHub)
  • Previous development experience in the IAM or other tech security industry


  • Good written and verbal communications
  • Customer facing experience
  • Customer first mindset
  • Ability to collaborate well with stakeholders and colleagues
  • Able to work in a small team
  • Self-starter requiring minimal supervision
  • Able to cope with dynamically changing priorities
  • Desire to improve process, practice, and product quality

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in Computer Science / Tech related subject, demonstrable experience, or relevant alternative qualifications

To be considered for this fantastic opportunity, please apply today or contact Sophie Norton.

T: 07775 380 860