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Lead Developer C# .net, London;Witney;Hybrid

Salary: Dependent on Experience

About us  
Audley Travel is an award-winning, consistently recognised tour operator that specialises in tailor-made travel in over 80 countries. Our clients come to us because we are the true experts of the region and use our knowledge to provide meaningful travel experiences. Our employees are passionate about travel and exploring other cultures.  This year, we are proud to be celebrating 25 years of travel.  Take a look at our video below to get a real taste of who we are and what we love doing:  

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-AhWeqsvds   

The role 
As a Lead Developer you will be a part of the applications and integrations team, you will be involved in our transformation project, helping to shape and grow the business as we transition to the Azure and Salesforce platforms. This varied role includes designing, architecting, developing and supporting our existing applications and integrations, as well as the creation of new web services. 

Other key responsibilities include: 
  • To take a lead in all aspects of the software development life cycle (e.g. requirements, analysis, design, implementation, testing and documentation). 
  • Produce tidy, standards compliant and well documented code in line with our agreed best practices. 
  • Provide technical feedback and advice on project specifications and designs. 
  • Work with the other members of the team to ensure code and design consistency. 
  • Deliver projects based on the agreed scope / specification and within an agreed timescale. 
  • Document new systems or processes developed and ensure this is communicated to all relevant parties. 
  • Ensure new developments are tested and meet agreed requirements. 
  • Ensure new capabilities have effective operational monitors and documentation 
  • Work with the DevOps engineers to ensure developments are deployed efficiently with minimal impact to the business.
  • Help mentor and develop the team alongside your own work. 
  • Liaise with business stakeholders of all levels to fully understand the business requirements and provide updates on progress. 
  • Share your knowledge, techniques and findings with the rest of the team contributing to constant improvement of ways-of-working. 
  • Work closely with QA/Testing to develop effective automated testing.
  • Work closely DevOps to develop best practice service discovery, publishing and management methods 
About you 
As a Lead Developer you will have knowledge and practical experience of designing and developing cloud applications on the Azure platform as well as good interpersonal, communication and collaboration skills.  


Additional experience required: 
  • Proven, strong C# .NET skills. 
  • Experience of developing low latency, efficient web services. 
  • Strong C#
  • RESTful API
  • Cloud technologies (preferably Azure)
  • Unit test creation
  • ASP.NET MVC & WebAPI 

What you’ll get in return 
  • Holiday – 25 days rising to 30 with length of service  
  • A day off for your birthday  
  • Smart Working – This provides the opportunity for all of our employees to have more choice and flexibility when it comes to deciding where, when and how we work within the UK  
  • Healthshield health cash plan  
  • PERKS Benefits Platform –  access to discounts and cashback with hundreds of retailers  
  • Discounted Audley trips and access to staff travel discount websites  
  • Sabbatical leave  
  • Enhanced family leave  
  • Long service awards 

We believe it's our people that make the difference and who build Audley into the success it is today. We pride ourselves on enabling people to reach their full potential through promoting and celebrating a diverse and inclusive working environment.