Lead Software Development Support Engineer

  • Permanent
  • Taunton, South West
  • Posted 8th March 2018
  • £40000.00 - £50000.00 per Annum + 27 days hols, Pension, Flex Working
  • Ref: 490240
Lead Software Development Support Engineer required by market leading, government agency based in the heart of Somerset. The Lead Software Development Support Engineer will lead an Agile team supporting .Net software for desktop, web and mobile and will need hands-on development experience to ensure break / fix support is effectively carried out together with a continuous stream of software changes.

Required background:
*Manage an agile support team, effectively prioritising work and managing tasks
*Craft software solutions in C# .Net#
*Use automated testing and deployment to build and support a continuous delivery environment
*The Commercial Lead Support Engineer will also be expected to continually develop their own skills as part of a programme of continuous professional development.
*Experienced in making effective decisions and managing a quality service
*Experience of crafting good quality code, typically within C# .Net
*Experience using build and release tools, preferably Team Foundation Server.

The successful candidate would be required to possess strong core .Net skills the ideal candidate would have experience of some of the following: Automated unit and system testing, ASP .Net MVC, WPF, Team Foundation Server, Cloud platforms, e.g. Azure, VSTS.

Benefits include:
*27 annual leave days per year, rising to 32 days after five years' service + Nine paid bank holidays
*Annual Salary Review
*Competitive Pension Scheme
*Flexible working hours scheme, including up to two days per month flexi leave
*At least five days' learning and development per year
*Professional membership subscriptions
*Talent management
*Mentoring (Mentee or Mentor) and coaching

*Car-share scheme
*Cycle to work scheme (salary sacrifice)
*Season ticket/bike loan
*Bicycle servicing for those who regularly cycle to work

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