Technical Lead - Bristol

  • 75000
  • South West
  • Permanent

Technical Lead

Clue Software  Bristol, England, United Kingdom (Hybrid)

Technical Lead / Lead Developer

C#, ASP.Net, Azure

Ideally Hybrid – Bristol HQ – flexibility on work patterns

What is the role?

As a Technical Lead at Clue, you'll play a vital role in our agile development team, guiding and mentoring fellow members while contributing to the delivery of cutting-edge software solutions.

You'll collaborate closely with the Director of Application Development to elevate our technical architecture and drive improvements in our software delivery processes.

With line management responsibilities, you'll lead team meetings and foster growth through regular one-to-ones.

Who are we?

We are an Award winning, VC funded, fast-scaling SaaS driven by a clear purpose: To Protect Society from Harm.

Our investigation platform is utilized by a diverse range of customers, including global organizations such as Amazon and Oxfam International, as well as high-profile UK organizations like the Metropolitan Police, Home Office, RSPCA, and the International Cricket Council.

Our solutions empower customers to investigate and combat corruption, fraud, organized crime, child abuse, insider threats, cybercrime, and financial crime, among others.

With a talented team of diverse backgrounds and a shared passion for technology for good, we offer great opportunities for personal and professional growth as we continue to expand.

What will you be doing as Technical Lead on top of being an exceptional developer?

  • Embrace an active role within our agile team, contributing to ceremonies and providing regular progress updates.
  • Offer technical guidance and mentorship, conducting code reviews and identifying opportunities for training.
  • Collaborate with development and QA leads to ensure seamless integration.
  • Understand business objectives and assign tasks to team members, supporting the Product Owner in gathering requirements.
  • Provide accurate effort estimations for tasks based on provided requirements.
  • Craft clean, secure, and reusable code that adheres to development standards and meets requirements.
  • Lead troubleshooting efforts, resolving customer issues and identifying software problem root causes

What do you need to bring?

  • Proficiency in web client-side frontend technologies, including HTML, CSS, jQuery, and modern SPA frameworks (e.g., Angular, React, Vue.js).
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Visual Studio and the Microsoft development stack (C#, .NET, ASP.NET, MVC, JavaScript, SQL Server).
  • Skill in re-architecting legacy code into scalable web solutions.
  • Applied knowledge of development practices such as design patterns, TDD, and Git usage.
  • Agile development expertise and understanding of Scrum principles.
  • Proactive with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience mentoring and leading software development teams.
  • Excellent communication, coordination, and collaboration skills.
  • Familiarity with Azure DevOps, build and deployment pipelines, and Octopus Deploy.
  • Exposure to Azure and AWS SaaS architecture and secure coding standards.


What can we offer:

· Competitive Salary - up to £75K

· Company bonus scheme

Our Benefits:

· Relaxed working environment with flexible working hours and location, open to part-time/condensed hours.

· Share Options (EMI) scheme.

· 25 days annual leave, plus flexible bank holidays and the opportunity to buy additional days.

· Enhanced workplace Pension scheme - opt-in salary sacrifice scheme.

· Life Insurance (3x annual salary).

· Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) and workplace wellbeing initiatives.

· Private Healthcare cash-back scheme.

· Flexible benefits, such as Cycle to Work, Tech scheme, volunteer days/opportunities, and charity events.

· Enhanced parental leave packages and enhanced sick pay.

· Training and development opportunities.

· Engagement and celebration activities – anniversaries, birthdays, team building, company-wide events.

If you are passionate about making a difference and thrive in a dynamic, purpose-driven environment, we invite you to join our team at Clue Software.

To apply for this position or find out more about Clue Software, please contact Henry Keeys or Emily Lloyd at ISL Talent, our recruitment partner, who will provide further details on the opportunity.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:

At Clue Software, we celebrate and support diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that embracing different perspectives and backgrounds enriches our workplace and enables us to create an inclusive environment where our people can thrive.

We encourage all candidates to apply, even if your experience doesn't align perfectly with the listed requirements. Your unique identity, age, ethnicity, religion, ability, and background are traits we value and celebrate.

We are committed to building a diverse and authentic workforce, and as we continue to grow, we will ensure that diversity remains at our core. Our values of respect, unity, rigor, relentlessness, and ethics guide everything we do


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