Lead Developer - Newcastle

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Interested in working on a variety of platforms & modern architectures such as Microservices, modern front-end frameworks, cloud, streaming and serverless?

You’ll also get to choose your progression path – whether that's people management or technical architecture.

The company / role

They're a founder-owned, successful and fast-growing UK-based software consultancy.

They design and build software that transforms some of the world’s biggest and most demanding organisations.

From financial services to complex public services, their consultants combine innovation, experience and pragmatism to deliver measurable results with every project.

A lot of their projects involve consumer facing products – example projects include banking dashboards and public sector websites.

You’ll work on a variety of platforms and modern architectures


  • 8% employer pension

  • Individual training budget, private medical + more

  • 25 days holiday per year, rising to 30 days with service (plus bank holidays).

  • Opportunity to buy and sell holidays (up to 3 days).

  • Death in service plan

  • Income protection

  • Childcare vouchers

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Travel loan scheme

  • Discounted gym membership

  • Career development opportunities - training, certification and mentoring at all levels.

  • Regular company sponsored social events

What's it like working here?

They work in fully agile environment and sprints can depend on project and client

They're mindful of the imbalances in the sector so they celebrate multiple and varied approaches and points of view.

They believe diversity drives innovation and we commit to maintaining and improving an open and creative workplace.

No one is left on the bench – there's always an internal or external projects to work on.

They're also tech agnostic so happy to consider candidates from different tech backgrounds and you’ll have the opportunity to learn a lot here.

Home working

You'll only be expected to be in the office 1-2 days a week.

Also, there isn't a specific set start and finish time, they just require people to do 8 hours a day and be available for meetings and team sprints.

They don’t prioritise client delivery above the wellbeing of their people and they don’t expect their people to work in locations that don’t suit their circumstances.

Required experience

  • Strong technical team leadership experience with a desire to nurture the aspirations and ambitions of your teammates

  • Excellent problem solving and organisational skills

  • Broad knowledge of technical principles and software design patterns

  • Good communication skills across multiple audiences

How to apply

If you’d like to explore this opportunity further, apply via this ad, email your CV to
 qasim@hainton.com or call the Hainton office on 01642 271428.

Alternatively, feel free to book in a call in my calendar here: https://calendly.com/qasimhainton/15-minute-chat

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