Senior .NET Developer - Platform
The Job

The Senior .NET Developer will be joining The Lead Agency’s platform development team who have responsibility for all the systems that power our revolutionary lead processing and distribution systems.

With this focus on delivering new software to the business we are seeking a Platform Development Senior .NET Developer to join our growing team.

Your primary mandate as a Senior .NET Developer will be to work as part of the Platform team responsible for delivery of platform systems – with a higher focus on back-end, both internal and external.

Key to our growth is a new ‘green-field’ Blockchain based Platform as a Service, this new microservice platform will power our lead generation offering, Online and Customer channels and will form the key component in The Lead Agency’s system footprint.

The principals of fault tolerance, immutability, scalability and high availability are at the core of our development requirements in this area.

The Responsibilities

Your primary responsibility as Senior .NET Developer will be to develop the solutions required for TLA’s cutting edge lead generation platform, with passion, knowledge and dedication in abundance.

You will be working closely with a team of up to 5 .NET developers, while also collaborating with a wider technology team of 20+ colleagues of .NET Developers, BI Developers and Business stakeholders.

You will be involved at all stages of the development lifecycle and will need to collaborate with internal stakeholders and other teams on a daily basis – so we’re not looking for someone who wants to hide away behind their screens!

As a Senior .NET developer, your responsibilities will include:

  • Consulting with business customers about their requirements
  • Assist in designing and implementing new services and integrations
  • Enhancing and developing existing services and integrations to accommodate changing business needs
  • Researching new technology and approaches.
  • Participate in regular sprint planning sessions

The Lead Agency’s services footprint is strategically underpinned by the Microsoft Technology stack, including WebApi, SQL Server and Dynamics CRM. Additionally, we leverage message queues as part of our overall architecture to help support near and real-time requirements.

The Skills


  • At least 5 years’ experience developing commercial C# .Net based projects
  • Excellent communication and project management skills.
  • Work well under pressure and display evidence of excellent problem solving and organisational skills.
  • Backend development with C#, ASP.Net/MVC, .net core and SQL
  • Experience building Restful – WebAPI’s and/or Web Services on ASP.Net platforms
  • ORM including Entity Framework.
  • Relational database design in SQL platform
  • Experience of Agile and Visual Studio Team Foundation Services or JIRA


  • Experience working with Azure cloud infrastructure including ServiceBus, API Manager & Microservices
  • Experience of front end frameworks (React+Redux nice to have but not required)
  • Blockchain Technology
  • .Net Core/Entity Framework Core
  • Docker Containers / AKS
  • Familiarity with Other Database technologies (NoSQL/Redis)
  • Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) best practices including Unit testing and Integration testing, Release Management, Code Reviews, Environment Segregation and training in VSTS
  • (Cloud Development), leveraging many different services available in Microsoft Azure, ServiceBus, LogicApps, Azure Functions, WebApps
  • Devops
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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Position: Senior .NET Developer - Platform

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Employment Type
Full Time
Beginning of employment
Duration of employment
Head Office
The Lead Agency, 20 Chapel Street, L3 9AG, Liverpool, Merseyside
Valid through
31 August 2018
Base Salary
£ 38000 - £ 50000
Date posted
8th August 2018