Saturday , March 25 2023

Jobs at Royal Mail – Lead Software Engineer

Website Royal Mail

Job Description:

The Royal Mail Technology team is passionate about delivering high-quality products and outstanding digital experiences to our customers. Cutting edge technology is fundamental and key in helping us achieve our objective to be recognised as the best delivery company in both the UK and across Europe.

Our award-winning Technology team is at the heart of delivering a transformational journey at Royal Mail. The traditional letters business is declining, but our recent performance and the growth in parcels demonstrates that there is an opportunity for Royal Mail that we can capture, but we need to move quickly. By joining Royal Mail you will be helping to implement meaningful change, pushing forward with our transformation to become a more agile and even more customer focused business, while delivering more innovation, products and services for our customers. You will be working for a brand that’s a household name and a critical part of the UK’s infrastructure.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Play a key part in the design of software solutions in a complex IT estate.
  • Help build, lead and retain a multi-disciplined team delivering enterprise-scale technology.
  • Manage a team of software engineers, ensuring appropriate training, support and personal development.
  • Set up Agile Development teams and ensure appropriate monitoring and reporting is available on progress.
  • Apply architectural and engineering concepts to implement solutions that meet business requirements.
  • Help design technical architectures using standard tools and techniques.
  • Help to identify new technologies to adopt and take responsibility for the delivery of software solutions.
  • Manager supplier solutions and staff to ensure compliance with requirements.

Job Requirements:

  • Previous experience of leading developers. Line management experience is not essential, but project leadership and mentorship is required as a minimum.
  • In-depth and up-to-date experience with C#/.Net development and a deep understanding of best practices in this area.
  • Experience of developing and building applications and services within an Azure production environment (ideally PaaS). AWS or GCP is also acceptable.
  • Ability to develop extensible, testable and maintainable code.
  • Skilled in both server side and client side technologies.
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering high volume, low latency distributed software solutions.
  • Previous experience of working within a variety of development methodologies e.g. Agile/Waterfall.
  • Experience in solution delivery and a deep understanding of the SDLC.
  • Experience with React, Xaramin, Drupal is desirable but not essential.

Job Details:

Company: Royal Mail

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Leeds, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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