Junior .NET Placement Developer
The Job

Here at The Lead Agency, we are a fast paced, dynamic workplace and are seeking to constantly drive the business forward with innovative new technology and systems.

With have a focus on delivering new software to the business and consumers, connecting buyers with products and providing comprehensive buying support.

We are seeking Junior .NET Placement Developers, with the drive, ambition and determination to join the best development team in Liverpool. Is this you?

Each year we offer the opportunity for students to spend a year working with us and many return to work full time following completion of their degree. The successful student will have the opportunity to work with and be exposed to the latest technology, engaging with an array of exciting projects across all aspects of software development. Skills will be nurtured across the full dev stack culminating in ‘on-the-job’ experience which will set the right candidate in great stead for their future career.

You will be working closely with a team of up to 8 developers, while also collaborating with the wider business as part of requirements gathering, scoping and delivering projects.

The right candidates will gain exposure and training in the following areas:

  • Backend development with C#, ASP.Net, .net core and SQL
  • Frontend development with HTML, Css, Javascript and frameworks like VueJS and AngularJS
  • Service development using Restful WebAPIs, including Microservices
  • Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) best practices including Unit testing and Integration testing, Release Management, Code Reviews and Environment Segregation
  • The Cloud, leveraging many different services available in Microsoft Azure, including ServiceBus, LogicApps, Azure Functions, WebApps and many more.
  • Devops, learning more than just writing your code but also how to deploy it to production, leveraging tools such as VSTS

Innovation, trying new things, adapting to the latest tech and a thirst for learning are part of our core DNA and company culture.  Examples of how we encourage learning and innovation include:

  • TechRadar sessions where we identify current technology trends to adopt which ultimately add value to our business
  • Regular Brown Bag lunches (mini informative talks over lunch) where a developer will hold a short session on a selected topic
  • Attending local developer focussed events (And occasionally throwing our own!)
  • Access to premium online training resources, such as Pluralsight
  • A full development plan, with direct mentoring from in-house experts


  • This is a paid placement. In addition, the company offers a range of further benefits including:
  • Flexible working hours.
  • 22 days holiday per year, plus bank holidays.
  • Access to Office 365 subscription available for home and mobile use as well as business use for the duration of the placement.
  • Access to MSDN subscription for the duration of the placement
  • Access to Pluralsight on-line training subscription for the duration of the placement
  • Comprehensive training and mentoring support
  • Free bar Friday Afternoons!

If you are interested in applying please click APPLY NOW or contact Michael Fitzsimmons, (careers@theleadagency.com), Head of Talent Acquisition, at The Lead Agency providing a cv and a statement expressing why you are interested in the placement and the key qualities you can bring.

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Position: Junior .NET Placement Developer

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Employment Type
Full Time
Beginning of employment
August/September 2019
Duration of employment
Permanent - placement year
Job Location
The Lead Agency, 20 Chapel Street, L3 9AG, Liverpool, United Kingdom, Merseyside
Valid through
31 August 2018
Base Salary
£ 10738 - £ 13431
Date posted
21st November 2018