Lead Backend Developer

Technology £ 75,000 - £ 82,500 per year, negotiable

Major Partners have teamed up with 10x Psychology as they look to scale up their operation. 10x Psychology are innovators in the field of modern employee assessment tools. The company was started by Professor Peter Saville, leading British Organisational Psychologist and pioneer of modern psychometric assessment. The company are growing rapidly and are already working with some major blue-chip companies to help support employee well-being and predictive performance by using big data and modern psychology. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-backed start-up and make a real impact in this growing field.

To lead a specific development stream and manage a team of local and remote developers

* Leading a local and remote development team
* Responsible for working with a solution delivery team to deliver the products
* Responsible for reviewing architectural designs
* To design and develop robust services in coordination with the frontend developers
* Analysing business requirements and user stories to design and implement new features and services
* Working collaboratively with developers across the business's product and services teams in order to ensure integration with the backend APIs
* Gather information on new and relevant technologies, documentation practices, scalability, testing techniques, and refactoring,constantly improving the performance and efficiency of the department

* Strong experience of Microsoft Azure environment
* Strong experience of Microsoft .NET technologies with strong experience of C#, SQL, Visual Studio, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, XML and XSLT.
* Strong experience of .NET Core and Framework
* Strong experience of developing secure RESTful API's
* Strong experience of working using an Agile methodology
* Solid experience of Azure Devops
* Solid experience of Continuous integration (CI)

Personal Attributes
* Can do positive attitude
* Excellent attention to detail
* Take accountability and ownership
* Self-directed
* Strives for excellence in everything they do
* Ability to remain calm under pressure and demanding challenges

The role will be based in the tech hub of Guildford, Surrey. Due to the rapid growth of the company, even if the current roles aren't suitable, we will be recruiting a range of tech roles so if you have a technical background in software development and an interest in psychology then please get in touch. Please email your CVs to james.boggan@majorpartners.co.uk.

Contact: James Boggan

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