Lead Software Engineer - C#/.NET (Web) - Remote (UK-based only) or Hybrid

Lead Software Engineer - C#/.NET (Web) - Remote (UK-based only) or Hybrid



Lead Software Engineer – C#/.NET (Web) – Remote (UK-based only) or Hybrid

We are looking for a Lead Software Engineer – C# / .NET (Web) to join us at Inspiretec. The successful applicant will join our creative in-house digital agency team. This team focus on solving clients’ problems via beautiful and clever websites and apps that engage, excite and transact online in the process.

As a Lead Software Engineer, you will provide technical leadership, mentoring and line management for a small team of Software Engineers, at various levels of competency.

Working as part of an agile delivery team, the Lead Software Engineer – C# / .NET (Web) will get to design, develop, test and review high complexity software solutions and services as well as contributing towards the functional and technology roadmap for clients across the group.

As part of your role you will regularly review the performance of your team, monitoring work packages to ensure that work is being completed in accordance with agreed best practices and industry standards. You will lead by example and work with the architects and other members of the leadership team to drive continuous improvement throughout the code and our delivery processes.

This is an exciting time to join one of our technical web teams as we have some fantastic Projects in the pipeline, working with some really great travel industry partners.

Who we are:

With twenty-five years’ industry experience, we are proven allies to some of the most recognised and well-known brands in the global travel sector. Our customers trust us to drive their growth and profitability, by investing in our industry expertise and technology systems.

We are proud to say that we are ISO 9001 accredited and have achieved ‘Investors in People’ status.

How we work:

  • We look to constantly progress our skills and technology choices. We value elegant, quality code with an emphasis on scalable architecture and performance.
  • Rather than implementing designs in a vacuum, we believe in a collaborative process to create something of greater value.
  • Sharing knowledge is key. We work and learn together to improve as a team.


Key responsibilities:

  • Design, code, test and document new features and system components, using agreed standards and tools. Conduct reviews of requirements and specifications and contribute to code and design reviews.
  • Work with product owners, testers, analysts and architects within an Agile team to deliver application features end-to-end.
  • Undertake analysis and design of new features and contribute to the analysis and design of larger systems.
  • Produce detailed designs including for example: physical data flows, file layouts, common routines and utilities, and application specifications or prototypes.
  • Evaluate potential frameworks and tooling, demonstrating, installing and commissioning selected products.
  • Identify and resolve issues with applications, following agreed procedures.
  • Use application management software and tools to collect agreed performance statistics, e.g. load testing. Carry out agreed applications maintenance tasks.
  • Contribution to continuous improvement (technical and delivery processes).

Skills sought:

  • Experience in leadership, mentoring and performance management.
  • 5+ years of experience working of C# / .Net.
  • Experience integrating with APIs (WSDL/ XML, REST/JSON).
  • SQL Server.
  • CMS Development (Umbraco, Sitecore) – desirable but training will be provided.
  • Curiosity and enthusiasm for learning new skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Clear and strong communication of ideas.
  • Willingness and confidence to speak directly with clients.
  • Interests in other fields, whether it’s web design, blogging, VR or travel.


Package and benefits:

  • A competitive salary, based on experience.
  • Flexible hours of work.
  • Up to 30 days (+ bank holidays) + ability to buy and sell holiday days.
  • Paid Sabbaticals.
  • Annual Profit Share.
  • Wellbeing Programme.
  • Company Pension.

See our Inspire Life Programme for more information (further details can be found on our careers page).

How to apply:

Please send us your CV and cover letter on why you would thrive in this role. Anything you feel will strengthen your application is an advantage.

Inspiretec LTD is an equal opportunities employer, committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees. We do not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership, and we strive to treat everyone with dignity and respect in all aspects of employment including recruitment, promotion, opportunities for training, pay and benefits, discipline and selection for redundancy.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Inspiretec LTD.

Software Development