Software Development Tech Lead

AJ Bell - Salford

Full-time (Permanent)
Published on
26 March 2021
30 April 2021

Company Description

Looking to develop a career with an award winning business in the financial services industry? AJ Bell could have just the opportunity for you. 

AJ Bell is one of the largest providers of online investment platforms and stockbroker services in the UK, with assets under administration exceeding £62.5 billion and more than 312,300 clients. Our award-winning products include AJ Bell Youinvest and AJ Bell Investcentre. We have our head office in Manchester, as well as a Media office in London. 

This is an exciting opportunity for to join a forward thinking company offering a strong team working environment. Our strategy is to have a cross functional development team, with team members working on all areas of our technology stack and propositions. 

Job Description

We’re looking for an intelligent, energetic and driven Tech Lead to help us deliver our brand, products and services to our clients. People who are excited by technology, love pushing the boundaries of what's possible while at the same time keeping an eye on the bigger picture and ensuring the best outcomes for our customers by providing straightforward solutions. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for hands-on development, delivery of requirements, driving development modernisation, people management and working with other teams to increase productivity and velocity.  

You will lead a multidisciplinary team of Engineers, QA Analysts and DevOps Engineers to deliver challenging projects on time and budget. 

Key responsibilities: 

You will be part of a cross-functional Agile team, delivering our enterprise backlog development items. You will have solid experience in delivery of development projects to agreed timescales and quality objectives, working in accordance with defined Agile framework and processes. 

Key technical skills: 

  • .Net Core, Angular, MongoDB, Web API 

  • CI/CD, TDD 

  • Jira, BitBucket 


  • Minimum 4 years in senior development role 

  • High degree of technical competence 

  • Very strong communicator 

  • Strong influencing and mentoring skills 

Additional Information

What we offer: 

  • On the job training and support 

  • Pay-day drinks on our 7th floor roof terrace 

  • Free onsite gym and trainer led classes 

Our EQ4 office design is centred on delivering agile and collaborative working spaces that enable us to deliver a first class service to our customers. As well as state-of-the-art work areas, relaxed break-out zones, a roof terrace, a dining area and a lounge. 

There are opportunities for growth and professional development for members wanting to progress within their career including induction training and our study support scheme which is part of our benefits package. 

At AJ Bell you can expect a friendly working environment with a strong sense of team work, we have a great sense of pride in what we do and this is reflected in our guiding principles. 

There is an active programme of social events throughout the year which are open to all employees. 

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