Sabio Group

Lead Software Engineer

At the Sabio Group; through a unique combination of expertise, technology, and insight, we will guide your business in the creation of exceptional end-to-end digital customer experiences. Putting your customer at the heart of your organisation.

We work across industry verticals, with some of the world’s largest organisations, to transform their customer experience, reduce operational costs and improve customer and employee engagement.

Combining our own unique products and deep sector knowledge with award-winning technologies, we are one of Europe’s fastest growing providers of digital CX transformation solutions, supporting clients in over 50 countries.

We are also plotting a path to net zero with a commitment to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and we are committed to diversity and inclusion within our workplace. Our workforce reflects the whole of society enabling us to deliver experiences for the whole of society.

We are currently looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Lead Software Engineer to join our professional services Software Engineering team. 

We look for people with the right cultural fit having what it takes to drive our business forward. We also look for people who are keen to develop new knowledge and skills, because our growth is ultimately dependent on yours. You will play an important role in driving change within our business, joining a department that is continually on a journey of change. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Who can lead and manage teams of Software engineers developing and mentoring their careers, maintaining and reviewing day to day activities for the team.
  • Liaison with Project Managers to ensure projects are delivered to required specifications.
  • Resolving technical problems as they arise and Lead technical discussions and workshops on customer requirements and propose appropriate solutions.
  • Resource management to ensure that projects are allocated correct skilled resource and maintain system to allow schedules for software teams to be created.
  • Responsible for designing and implementing bespoke software for customers, Leading other team members within projects.
  • Ensuring quality assurance processes are adhered to and adequate peer to peer testing completed.
  • Provide ongoing support as issues escalated by Sabio Support team: clearly identify issues, ascertain importance and priority, then provide troubleshooting and testing (may be remote or on-site) and/or escalate if necessary, providing a clear and thorough description of the issue to the relevant colleague.
  • Informing various stakeholders about any problems with the current technical solutions being implemented.
  • Assessing the business impact that certain technical choices have.
  • Working with the continuous improvement lead in terms of improvement opportunities feeding a pipeline of work. 
  • Team line management experience preferred

Skills Knowledge and Expertise

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Experience in writing design documentation, method statements and user guides
  • Experience in creating clearly documented analysis, de-sign and test specifications
  • Knowledge of recognised development-related standards
  • Proven work experience in software quality assurance / professional services arena.
  • C# .NET experience
  • Source Control disciplines (ideally Git)
  • JavaScript frontend frameworks (i.e. React, Vue etc.) and Node.js (not essential for non-frontend developers)
  • Reasonable technical knowledge of contact centre technologies.
  • Keen eye for detail and a commitment to excellence
  • Comfortable with Agile methodology and running MVPs
  • Good grasp on secure by design principles
  • Unit testing
  • .NET Core experience
  • PowerShell or other scripting languages
  • Databases experience (MSSQL, Postgres etc.)
  • Docker/Containers
  • Cloud technologies (Azure, AWS, GCP etc.)
  • WPF
  • Presentations skills


This is your chance to join and friendly and passionate team that will motivate you to learn and develop your career in the company.

Benefits may include
  • Pension Scheme
  • Remote/Flexible work
  • Life insurance
  • Private health and dental care
  • Cycle to work 
  • 28 days paid holiday a year- (this includes three Sabio days)
  • LinkedIn Learning 
Plus many more! (Benefits are dependant on your base location.)

The Small Print

Strictly No Agencies; any submission of resumes without prior request from Sabio Group will not be deemed as an introduction and therefore will not warrant an introduction fee. All applicants must have the right to work in the territory to which the role relates (UK & EU). Sabio Group are unable to offer sponsorship on any roles advertised. 
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Employment Type
Full Time
Reporting to
Head of Professional Services Development

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Sabio is Spanish for 'wise', and is associated with King Alfonso X 'El Sabio' (1221-1284).
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