Development manager

The company

The Lead Agency is a fast-growing technology business with 15 years’ experience in lead generation and customer acquisition. We are a trusted growth partner to some of the world’s biggest and most ambitious organisations.

We connect consumers to products and services that fulfil their needs, help organisations to find and acquire new customers and enable publishers to monetise their audiences.

We are a thriving company with over 100+ specialists located across our Liverpool HQ, London and New York offices.

The Lead Agency is made up of talented, creative and determined people.  We seek ambitious forward thinkers who are equally passionate and driven for career success.

The job

You will be joining The Lead Agency and taking technical responsibility for the transformation of our lead generation platform. You will be working with the business to provide our clients with cutting edge solutions to their lead generation needs. This will include projects such as self-service lead generation, enhancing client consumer communication and lead data. You will be involved at all stages of our product development, working with the business to shape our platform.

You will be working with technologies such as:

  • .NET Core WebApi & MVC
  • Azure
  • SignalR
  • Redis
  • ServiceBus
  • Angular2
  • Typescript

You will work alongside the CTO, ensuring the platform team is well structured, adequately resourced, performing optimally, applying sound technical methodology, applying appropriate technical approach and adhering to logical processes.

The responsibilities

Your primary responsibilities will be:

  • To take technical ownership of all lead generation platform products and the development teams output for them. You will be involved at all stages of the development lifecycle and will collaborate with stakeholders to decide the direction of our products.
  • To manage, motivate and lead the platform development team, taking full responsibility for progress and development of the team.

You will also be responsible for the following:

  • Architecture and implementation of the solutions.
  • Researching new technology and approaches.
  • Developing team process, technical approach and development standards in conjunction with the CTO, programme manager and other development managers.
  • Contributing to interdepartmental processes and the bigger picture.

The skills

  • At least 4 years’ experience in a team lead or development manager role with line management and technical management responsibility.
  • Experienced in .Net and C# with knowledge of latest practices and technologies such as .Net Core 2.0, micro-service architecture, etc.
  • Technical experience working with MVC, SQL Server, and cloud services such as Azure
  • Experience of improving performance and efficiency.
  • Enjoys a fast-paced, high growth environment

The ideal candidate

We are fast paced and growing quickly. We’re looking for the best people to join us on this exciting journey. We need someone that can embrace this and thrive in such an environment, striving to build a high performance and happy dev team beneath them. We have some exceptional developers within this team who need a strong, experienced and dynamic leader to help them achieve the business goals.

The culture

The Lead Agency is a fast-moving and creative company that believes that if something is worth doing, it’s worth doing right.

We value ambition and persistence, and we encourage each other to drive progress through continual improvement and innovation. We’re working on exciting projects with the potential to transform our industry and allow us to expand both in the UK and internationally.

Our headquarters offer one of Liverpool’s best locations to work in – a bright, open plan office on the 13th floor of the Unity Building, offering spectacular panoramic views of our city.

Balance is important to us, which is why we offer flexible working hours, free personal training and squash games, subsidised gym membership… and a free office bar every Friday! In addition, we have regular nights out and charity events throughout the calendar.

The application

The Lead Agency appreciates the time you’ve taken to consider the details and we welcome your application.

To begin your application please send your CV or LinkedIn profile to or call +44 (0)151 221 9889 to discuss the role.

Alternatively, apply below.