.NET Developer - Consumer Engagement
The Job

.NET Developer required by The Lead Agency’s consumer engagement development team who have responsibility for all the consumer facing technology.

TLA is a customer acquisition business so our primary activity is trying to engage with consumers in market to buy the products our clients are selling. Our core focus has always been within automotive sales however this has expanded over the past couple of years into areas such as property.

We engage with consumers using a range of technologies and our approaches are continuously evolving. Currently, our core activity is via:

  • Our own network of websites such as Carkeys.co.uk, Askaprice.com, TheStudyNetwork.co.uk
  • Direct lead generation activity within social media channels such as Facebook
  • Our bespoke publisher advertising technology which we run across a network of 3rd party websites
  • Automated chatbots
  • Microsite and landing page activity for specific campaigns

As .NET Developer you will have the opportunity to work across these areas utilising the latest technologies and systems such as:

  • .NET Core & MVC
  • Umbraco
  • Typescript, Angular2, Vue.js, webpack
  • .Net Bot Framework, LUIS and Watson NLPs
  • SQL Server and NoSQL databases such as MongoDB or Cosmos.
  • Caching systems such as Redis
  • Azure including ServiceBus, Event Hubs Logic apps and functions

You will report directly to the Engagement Team Leader, contributing to applying the methodology, approach and processes we use across the wider development team.

The Responsibilities

As a .NET Developer your primary responsibility will be to develop the websites and solutions required to help our business engage with in-market consumers.

TLA expect their staff to contribute ideas and develop a passion for the products they work on meaning you will have significant input into the direction of these technical solutions. You will be involved at all stages of the development lifecycle and will need to collaborate with internal stakeholders and other teams, especially digital marketing and design/ux on a daily basis.

In addition to your developer role, you will also be responsible for the following:

  • Researching new technology and approaches.
  • Contributing to team process, technical approach and development standards
  • Mentoring junior team members.
The Skills

We are looking for an accomplished .NET Developer with a passion for technology and who thrives in a fast paced, dynamic environment. We’re not a large corporate and, while we have strict process and standards, we try hard to maintain a smaller business culture and approach as this allows us to maintain the dynamism required for the rapidly evolving market we work in.

You will have commercial experience working on public facing websites and engagement systems so a core understanding of SEO, site architecture, page structure etc.

The following are the minimum specific requirements for this role:

  • At least 3 years’ experience working on public facing C# .Net web projects
  • Technical experience working with:
    • MVC
    • .Net Core/WebAPI development
    • Typescript/Angular (or other JavaScript frameworks)
    • SQL Server
  • Minimum 2nd class degree in computer science, mathematics or another science-based subject

Any of the following would be beneficial:

  • Umbraco experience
  • Experience working on AdTech based software
  • Performance optimisation
  • Cloud services such as Azure
The Company

The Lead Agency is a performance and technology business that helps companies to acquire new customers.

We use our own digital assets, emerging technologies and a unique network of premium UK publishers to find and engage hard-to-reach in-market consumers as they research their next purchase online. Our proprietary lead technology and in-house contact centre teams then process the data we generate – from initial enquiries through to the secure distribution of qualified leads to our clients’ CRM.

We have been in business since 2002 and specialise in automotive and property. Our extensive client list includes BMW, VW Group, Mercedes-Benz, Ford, Hyundai, Yopa and eMoov.


Ambitious businesses need ambitious people – and that’s exactly what we’re looking for at TLA. Our journey – from a start-up business in 2002 to one of the UK’s fastest-growing tech companies – owes a lot to our focus on continuous improvement and striving to be the best that we can be.

We want to grow with people who share that ethos; who can bring something special to the team but have that desire to keep improving. This role is an exciting opportunity to contribute to an award-winning team and fulfil your potential within a growing business.


  • Award-winning performance and technology business based in Liverpool and London
  • 100-strong team spanning roles in development, design, UX, digital marketing, customer service, quality assurance, product ownership, account management and more.
  • One of the UK and Europe’s fastest-growing tech companies:
    • Tech Track 100 (The Sunday Times)
    • FT1000 (Financial Times)
  • Fifth-fastest growing tech company in the north of the UK (Tech Nation)
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.

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

To begin your application please click APPLY NOW below or send your CV or LinkedIn profile to careers@theleadagency.com or call +44 (0)151 221 9889 to discuss the role.

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Position: .NET Developer - Consumer Engagement

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Employment Type
Full Time
Beginning of employment
Duration of employment
Job Location

Chapel Street, Liverpool (L3 9AG) or Stephen Street, London (W1T 1AN)

Head Office
The Lead Agency, 20 Chapel Street, L3 9AG, Liverpool, Merseyside
Valid through
31 August 2018
Base Salary
£ 30000 - £ 38000
Date posted
8th August 2018