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Software Engineering Team Lead (.NET MVC/C# - Remote)



Software Engineering
Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Who we are is what we do.

Deel and our family of growing companies are made up of global teams dedicated to helping businesses hire anyone, anywhere, easily.

The team comprises over three thousand self-driven individuals spanning over 100 countries, and our unified yet diverse culture keeps us continually learning and innovating the platform and products for customers.

Companies should be able to hire the best talent anywhere in the world, so we are building the best platform to make that a reality. Our market-leading technology, expertise, and global team are crucial to the platform’s success. We deliver the best products and features in our space, enabling millions of jobs worldwide and connecting the global workforce with the best companies and opportunities.

Why should you be part of our success story?

A 30-mile hiring radius should no longer dictate how companies hire because exceptional talent lives everywhere. Deel sees a world without hiring borders and endless talent that pairs perfect candidates with great companies.

We offer global teams all the tools they need to hire, onboard, manage, pay, and scale at full speed. We aim to foster a diverse global economy by building a generational platform that seamlessly connects companies with talent worldwide.

After our successful Series D in 2021, we raised another $50M in 2023, doubling our valuation to $12B. There’s never been a more exciting time to join Deel — the international payroll and compliance market leader.

Job Purpose:

The Team Lead Developer, who serves as an integral member of a close-knit Agile team, is responsible for overseeing and managing a team of Developers in partnership with the Technical Leads to ensure that both their own and their team deliver coding in alignment with PaySpace’s Technical standards and Industry best practices in addition ensuring innovative design and unit testing of the various elements that make up the PaySpace application also ensures all software related issues are resolved within agreed time frames and makes recommendation on modifications and enhancements in an effort to drive innovation.

Duties and Responsibilities

Customer Excellence

  • Builds and maintains strong relationships with internal customer base

  • Lives the company’s values and service standards with regards to customer interaction

  • Adheres to business processes and systems to meet the company’s quality requirements

  • Takes personal accountability for service excellence

  • Adheres to the company’s work standards

Information security

  • Understand their role within the organisation from an information security perspective and commit to protecting the organisation’s security information assets


  • Ensures Cost savings and efficiencies in area of accountability


  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations

  • Prepare personal development plans in conjunction with Manager and implement in line with business requirements.

People Management

  • Ensure that employees prepare personal development plans, review and implement these plans in line with business requirements

  • Drives the performance process on an annual basis

  • Implements talent management practices in line with HR policies and procedures

  • Provides direction, coaching and mentorship to employees to improve performance

  • Implements performance improvement initiatives

  • Ensures effective conflict resolution and responds to any complaints and concerns timeously

  • Ensures teamwork to achieve shared goals.

Application development and maintenance

  • Use Azure DevOps to manage tasks and application code

  • Design extensible, secure, scalable, and maintainable enterprise level applications

  • Write well designed, testable, efficient and secure code by using best software development practices

  • Create website layout/user interface and reports by following the standards in terms of layout and design of the PaySpace application

  • Collaborate with other software developers, business analysts and software architects to plan, design, develop, test, and maintain applications built on Microsoft technologies

  • Participate in brainstorming sessions with development team to ensure understanding and clarity of requirements based on functional and technical needs

  • Ensure the collection and documentation of user's requirements, development of user stories, estimates and work plans

  • Prepare reports, manuals and other documentation on the status, operation and maintenance of software

  • Develop, refine, and tune integrations between applications

Provide support to business users as and when required

Review application in line with best practice

  • Unit test applications in accordance with established standards using real sample data sets before checking in the code

  • Participate in peer code reviews

Adhere to Development Best Practice

  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities.

  • Analyse and resolve technical and application problems

  • Assess opportunities for application and process improvement and prepare documentation of rationale to share with Head of Development

  • Ensure adherence to high-quality/ best practice development principles while delivering solutions on-time and on budget

  • Research and evaluate a variety of software products and make recommendations to Head of Development for implementation/alignment to best practice.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Information Systems, Informatics

Minimum Technical Requirements

  • 5 – 7 years’ experience in a similar role

  • Agile development methodologies including Kanban

  • Min 3 years’ experience in the management of a Team of Developers


  • C#

  • Vue


  • Microsoft SQL

  • LINQ

  • EF

  • TypeScript and JavaScript

  • Web API

  • Azure DevOps or something similar

Advantages but not essential

  • Redis or similar in and out of memory caching

  • Hangfire

  • NoSQL

  • Microservices

  • RabbitMQ/Azure Message Bus or similar Service Bus

Total Rewards

Our workforce deserves fair and competitive pay that meets them where they are. With scalable benefits, rewards, and perks, our total rewards programs reflect our commitment to inclusivity and access for all.

Some things you’ll enjoy

  • Provided computer equipment tailored to your role

  • Stock grant opportunities dependent on your role, employment status and location

  • Additional perks and benefits based on your employment status and country

  • The flexibility of remote work, including WeWork access where available

At Deel, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that values diversity and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of race, religion, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, pregnancy or maternity or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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