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Lead Developer -

WDS Global Limited

Posted on Apr 26, 2021 by WDS Global Limited

Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£50k - £60k Annual

Job title: Lead Developer

Employment Type: Full-time, permanent

Salary: £50 - 60K

Location: Guildford, Surrey.

Industry: Technology, voice-technology, digital agency

About our Client

A leading software development agency that specialises in the development of bespoke digital applications for wide a range of clients.

In 2017 they formed a voice studio which creates interactive experiences and voice design for smart speakers and voice-enabled devices. Began by creating voice experiences for Amazon Alexa.

The Role - Lead Developer

Is an established and proven Lead Developer who can manage our team of inhouse web developers creating and supporting bespoke applications for our clients. From SaaS products, bespoke systems, apps, websites, and voice skills - we build them all and we are looking for someone to manage the development team from concept to release, producing exceptional user experiences.

What You'll Be Doing

60% code and code reviews, 20% team leadership, 20% customer communication

Provide leadership, task management and guidance across the team

Mentoring and coaching other developers

Resource planning and hiring

Implement methodologies and processes to help the team maximise efficiency

Introduce testing principles and processes

Customer liaison and advising customers on improvements for their systems built by Vocala

Research new tech and tools to use for new builds

Skills required


.NET core



SQL Server skills

Nice to haves:


Testing experience

React Native


AWS Infrastructure

Personal skills:

Autonomy to own the development team (with support from CTO)

Proactive self-starting attitude, able to get on with the job.

Confidence to work directly with the business founders/owners and clients.

Flexibility and adaptability - this is a fast-growing and ever-changing company and industry

Problem solving and willing to learn new technologies or skills

Strong written and verbal communication skills with attention to detail


£50k+ dependent on experience

Company Culture

This is a young, vibrant and creatively-led company working across highly innovative digital and voice tech sector. It's an exciting world that offers many opportunities to learn, develop and be part of something new and challenging.

Passionate about delivering the best possible experiences for people - both our clients and our end users. We embraced flexible working from the outset (before Covid) and have colleagues regularly working remotely from across the south east.

Reference: 1179953931

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