Principal Developer - Edinburgh / Glasgow


Ref: 1406Tuesday 9 July 2024

£75,000 p/a plus bonus

Are you an experienced .NET developer looking for the next step in your career? Do you have a passion for team leadership and software architecture? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

My client are a market-leading pensions and investments business, dedicated to providing their clients with top-notch financial solutions and services. Their commitment to excellence and innovation has helped them become a key player in the industry, and they continue to thrive through a strong focus on data, technology and customer satisfaction.

Role Overview:

As a Principle .NET Developer, you will play a crucial role in shaping the future of software solutions and leading a team of talented developers. The business believes in empowering employees to excel, and this position provides the perfect platform for senior developers to transition into team leadership and architectural responsibilities.


  • Lead and mentor a team of skilled .NET developers, fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment.
  • Drive the design, development, and implementation of high-quality software solutions, ensuring they align with the company's business objectives.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product managers, UX designers, and quality assurance, to deliver exceptional products to clients.
  • Take ownership of software architecture decisions, ensuring scalability, maintainability, and security of the applications.
  • Participate in code reviews, providing constructive feedback to enhance code quality and maintain coding standards.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends and technologies, advocating for their implementation when relevant.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues, optimizing performance and ensuring smooth application functionality.


  • Proven experience as a .NET developer, with a strong track record of delivering high-quality solutions.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to guide and inspire a team of developers.
  • Extensive knowledge of software architecture and design principles, with a focus on building scalable and robust applications.
  • Expertise in C#, .NET Core, ASP.NET, Azure, and other Microsoft-stack related technologies.
  • Familiarity with front-end technologies such as JavaScript, HTML, and CSS.
  • Experience working with databases and SQL.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and a strong attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal abilities, enabling effective collaboration with team members and stakeholders.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field (or equivalent work experience).


Salary up to £75k, Excellent bonus scheme, up to 7.5% matched pension, 34 days annual leave, Flexible working, 2 office days in Edinburgh or Glasgow per week, Private medical, Life assurance, Income protection & much more.

Interested? Hit apply or get in touch with Euan at Net Talent - / 0131 270 6624.