Lead Software Developer

Remote Working
£40,500 - £42,500 p.a.
Digital Experience
Closing date:
15 Jan 2021
Brief Description

What 2buy2 wants from our Lead Software Developer:
You will play a key role in the discovery, coding and building, testing, roll-out and maintenance of online applications and tools created for our clients. The applications you create will be varied and help our clients to be more efficient, allow for savings with a consistent focus on achieving excellence. Some of these applications will support our existing procurement services and some will stand alone.

2buy2 runs a number of sophisticated software systems such as CRM, finance applications, CMSs and analytics & reporting. Understanding the user journey and how data flows through these systems will be key to the success of a good implementation of any development work.

You will need to be highly motivated individual, with excellent communication skills and work well in a close-knit team. As the team is forming you will have input into the shape of the coding environment, methodologies, and best practices. You will be reporting to the Head of IT and Digital Experience and there will be an expectation of thinking outside the box and great problem solving capabilities.

Responsibilities will include:

    • Develop, test and implement new client facing online applications and tools


    • Clearly and regularly communicate with management and colleagues


    • Helping throughout the life-cycle of projects


    • Overseeing the coding standard of other developers


    • Working closely with designers to interpreting and align design intension with development of application possibilities.


    • Test, maintain and recommend software improvements to ensure strong functionality and optimisation


    • Independently install, customize and integrate commercial software packages


    • Work with experienced team members to conduct root cause analysis of issues, review new and existing code and/or perform unit


Key Documents

Job Description - Lead Software Developer

How to apply

Please send an email to people@2buy2.com with your personal statement and CV.

Deadline for applications: Friday 15th January 2021.

Please be aware that we reserve the right to close the vacancy before the closing date subject to high volume of applications.


  • enhanced annual leave entitlement
  • 3 days paid leave a year to volunteer for a charity of your choice
  • flexibility of work including remote working
  • opportunity to grow – training, paid exam leave & work experience
  • % of 2buy2’s annual profits donated to a charity of your choice
  • social events, celebrating culture days
  • "Kudos Matters" weekly rewards voted by your colleagues
  • free 1:1 counselling – on site or remote
  • free parking – South Wales office
  • friendly & professional culture, accessible leaders & managers
  • pension
  • private healthcare