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Lead Software Engineer

Job Introduction

What you’ll do
At NHG (Notting Hill Genesis), we are committed to digitally transforming services for our residents. We use some of the most advanced technologies to create great experiences for our customers and augment the services provided by our colleagues across our businesses.  

We are looking for a Lead Software Engineer to join our growing Engineering Team. As a proven and experienced engineer, you will form part of an agile cross-functional team in developing and maintaining NHG’s flagship digital platform, transforming our ways of working and delivering excellent customer experience. 

How you’ll do it
You will be providing expert technical leadership in the design of our cloud-based platform. You will help define the engineering standards, implement best practice, and contribute to our technical and product roadmap. You will act as a coach and mentor, providing technical leadership to the engineering teams. 

We are investing significantly into our own digital products built on Azure serverless, microservices solutions, low code (power platform), data infrastructure (lakes, integrations etc) and IoT (Internet of Things). It is an extremely exciting time to join us as we have an established high performing team and a multi-million programme of works for the future that underpins our business strategy. 

The Ideal Candidate
We believe great service starts with great people, and we are committed to recruiting and developing passionate, enthusiastic, and talented individuals who can add value to our thriving organisation.
Pending confirmation of legislative changes, this role may require a qualification to demonstrate competence. If not already qualified, there may be an expectation to study towards a professional qualification.

You will have a passion and solid experience in designing solutions that are to a high-quality coding standard, secure, scalable, and resilient. to solve business needs.  

You have demonstrable experience in setting the technical direction of the engineering pillar by having a deep understanding of the needs of the organization around you. You influence this direction through a consensus-based approach using your people leadership skills and technical expertise.  

You will have technical experience and knowledge of the following: 

  • Expert level experience with software development on the Microsoft tech stack using .NET, ReactJS, REST APIs and Azure services in a microservice architecture 
  • Experience with both Azure SQL Server and no SQL DBs such as ComosDB 
  • Experience with cloud-based development using Azure services (Service bus, logic App, Function App Azure API Manager) 
  • Experience with DevOps automated tooling technology (GIT, Azure DevOps) 
  • Excellent practical knowledge of OOP (Object Oriented Programming) concepts and SOLID principles 
  • Enthusiastic about delivery and experience working in a fast-paced agile environment 
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to interact effectively with multidisciplinary teams 
  • Degree/certification in Computer Science/IT or equivalent experience
What’s in it for you?
Once you join us, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to grow within our organisation. You’ll also have access to a wide range of learning opportunities to help you achieve and maximise your potential.  
Benefits include:  
  • Excellent annual leave allowance and flexible working opportunities (qualifying period may apply)  
  • Generous pension scheme  
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, and adoption pay in addition to statutory entitlements (qualifying period may apply)  
  • Employee assistance - free confidential advice and counselling services provided by independent specialist organisations.  
  • Health cash plan  
  • Staff discounts - we give our staff access to discounts at hundreds of major retailers, gyms, restaurants, entertainment, days out, insurance, and much more.  
  • Interest free loans - season ticket loan, tenancy deposit loan, and training loan  
  • Cycle to work scheme.  
  • Life Assurance x 4 annual salary
This role is eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker visa route (SOC Code 2136)

All about us
Notting Hill Genesis is a not-for-profit organisation providing affordable homes for Londoners and it is now one of the largest housing associations in London. We are both a landlord and a developer, with more than 60,000 existing homes and 10,000 more in our pipeline and we employ around 1,500 staff.  
For more information on what we do and what makes us different please visit:  
We welcome applications from everyone. We actively monitor the diversity of our workforce and strive to show equal representation throughout all levels of the organisation. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident employer amongst other diversity commitments. To find out more about our approach to equality, diversity and inclusion please visit: 
Selection Process
Step 1: If you are interested, please send your application now! Closing date is Wednesday 22nd May at 23:59
Step 2: Successful candidates will be asked to do an assessment  
Step 3: Successful candidates will be invited to interview  
Please apply for this role online. If you are not able to apply online or if you have any reasonable adjustment requirements arising from a disability or medical condition to fully participate in the recruitment process, please discuss this with our hiring team via  
NHG reserves the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role, so we advise you to submit your application at your earliest opportunity. 

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