Technical Lead Developer

Ref. UK-TechLead

Job Purpose Summary

We are looking for a Technical Lead Developer to work on our cutting edge digital deliveries, related services & applications. Our products and solutions encompass the full range of digital media end-to-end, from acquisition, encoding & transcoding, distribution and delivery through to end user applications on web, mobile and OTT platforms.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of working on the full software development life cycle of online web based projects. They must be able to demonstrate extensive back-end experience and knowledge, as well a solid understanding of database design & development.

The candidate should have previous experience working on high traffic multi-tiered applications and fully understand the wider implications of security and performance considerations. The position will cover a range of projects and will require participation in client meetings and from time to time require out of office hours support around the sports events. Input into product development, technology strategic direction, and mentoring junior team members would also be expected.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Leading development work on new and existing projects
    • Owning the technical direction and architecture of a solution
    • Leading and mentoring a technical team assigned to one or multiple projects
    • Involved in scoping, estimation, and sprint planning
    • Interact with various multi-disciplinary development teams, project-managers and stakeholders

    Person Specification


    • Expert knowledge of ASP.NET using C#, with strong back-end experience and exposure to the following technologies: Essential: Azure, MVC, Web API, RESTful Web Services, T-SQL, Entity Framework/ORM, NoSQL (e.g. MongoDB, DocumentDB). Desirable: HTML5, CSS3/CSS4, JavaScript libraries & frameworks (e.g. JQuery, React, AngularJS), XML
    • Extensive experience in SOLID principles and design patterns, TDD/BDD, and CI & CD (especially on Cloud environments such as Azure)
    • Proven experience with B2C solution architecture, requirement gathering, task estimation, and sprint planning
    • Strong understanding of security, performance tuning and optimization
    • Well versed with Agile methodologies and ceremonies, use of TFS and Git-flow processes
    • Any experience with Video Streaming, Mobile or OTT development would be desirable
    • Communication

      • Strong communication skills, with an ability to express and understand complex technical concepts
      • Ability to work in teams with strong interpersonal skills and mentoring experience.
      • Ability to present skills and able to present in front of client for required technical concepts.
      • Coaching skills with ability to step outside role confines and help teach other team members
      • Strategic & Operations

        • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and conceptual skills
        • Ability to anticipate potential problems, determine and implement solutions
        • Help the Project Manager to identify potential issues and resolve them with technical expertise
        • Well versed with the state of the art technologies within Web/Software development and can guide the client and team members as need arise
        • Understand the departmental goals and spot potential new business with the client
        • Ensure the process and guideline implementation of the development process within the project life cycle
        • Ensure project quality and optimisation
        • Ensure that product goes through all testing phases and deployment is regulated among development, staging and production environment
        • Understand usability practices and able to advise on this to creative, client and team members
        • Other

          • Ability to work under pressure and ensure that projects meet tight deadlines
          • Ability to deal with clients and travel to project sites
          • Possess strong organisational skills
          • Ability to line manage team members and mentor them as required
          • Qualifications

        • Educated to degree level or equivalent
        • How to Apply

          Interested candidates are invited to send a short letter of application and curriculum vitae by e-mail to: recruitment.media@deltatre.com

          We are committed to ensuring that we provided equal opportunities for all. Please let us know if you have any special requirements for the interview process. Depending on the role this normally includes a written test and interview.

          Please note that we will only contact successfully shortlisted candidates.