Lead Developer


Time Type

Full time


Competitive Salary


Amazing Benefits

Area of Business

IT, Transformation


Reading - Green Park, Brook Drive

Job ID 00029228

About the role

Virgin Media O2 made a commitment to do things differently. To challenge the status quo and become a responsive, best-in-class, customer-centric organisation. Our Digital Evolution programme is a long-term strategy that will fundamentally change the way we do business with our B2B partners. It encompasses a roadmap of iterative changes to our digital tools and processes and it is incredibly exciting.

A key player in our digital transformation is our Platform Engineering team, and we would love for you to join us. As a team, we manage the full lifecycle of Business IT applications and platforms, from planning to operation.

  • we own the end to end lifecycle of platforms that support the Business and wholesale division

  • we provide technical ¬†expertise, deliver and operate platforms which support business commercial momentum, integrating as one and enabling digital transformation

  • we deliver first class service excellence

We are building out the team so have a number of opportunities, this one is for a Lead Front End Developer.

The Job

Working within the digital workstream, you will add business value and innovation through your technical leadership, supporting scrum teams who develop, configure and maintain our platforms.

Working with product owners, designers and architects, your collaboration skills will be paramount to clarify requirements and advise on design and direction of new software products and features, with a focus on implementing solutions in cloud.

Success is via the delivery of platform development that is implemented in a secure, coherent, and consistent manner, and that planned platform developments are compatible with our existing platforms, infrastructure, and transformation goals.

It's exciting times for us and we would love for you to join us!

The must haves

In order to be considered, you must have the following experience;

  • expert in design, development and debugging of large scale multi user single page applications in microservices architecture

  • team leadership in projects and programs that support major technical platform roll out and / or migration

  • detailed knowledge of Angular, including NGRX and NX, and any nodeJS framework

The other stuff we're looking for

Not essential, but we'd also love you to bring;

  • experience in a Lead role, directing the work of others

Who we are

At Virgin Media O2 we're going All In, to remove bias and barriers for our people and our candidates. We're working hard to achieve bold ambitions, to help us better represent the diverse communities we serve across the UK. As an equal opportunities employer, we support and encourage you, to be your authentic self throughout your application journey.

What's in it for you?

We know that benefits mean so much more than the 'stuff' we can give you, so we offer a wide range of support, rewards and tools - all focused on helping you to prioritise what really matters.

All work and no play just isn't our style! We're already planning our future ways of working, for when life becomes a little more nor

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