Mobile Technical Lead
Broad Gate Offices, 1 Broad Gate, The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 8EQ

Job Reference: 003247

Location: Broad Gate Offices, 1 Broad Gate, The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 8EQ

Closing Date: 01/11/2020

Salary £: Up to £60,000 + Bonus & Benefits

Employment Type: Permanent - Full Time

Division: Strategy and Digital

Hours per week: 35

As our next Mobile Technical Lead (internally known as Technical Lead) you’ll lead the development team to build, implement and support our Mobile Application. You’ll join a likeminded team in our Leeds based Digital Services function (currently working remotely).

What You'll Do

  • Contribute and drive the continual professional excellence of in house native mobile application design and development within our Digital and Marketing team.

  • Support and coach Mobile application Developers and resolve technical and IT issues

  • Work into IT to meet current and future challenges faced by delivery and engage across IT and stakeholder groups to resolve issues

  • Direct and lead the provision of developers and development activity across the Group, ensuring solutions are efficient, modular, standards compliant and deliver valued business system changes compliant with the Group strategy

  • Main point of contact to deal with wider YBS IT change releases and impact on Mobile application developments

  • Manage the capability & capacity of developer resources, ensuring that the team adheres to YBS policies and has the required capacity & capability to deliver to the Group strategy

  • Manage incident, problem and demand ensuring compliance with group, Audit, Vendor and regulatory requirements

  • To be a primary point for business users and SME’s to resolve issues and provide operational guidance for the service and 3rd party applications

Skills Required

  • Ability to interpret complex information to develop business outcomes 

  • Broad experience of working within complex IT support environments with a demonstrable record of effective leadership

  • Knowledge of Release management and Mobile application maintenance & best practice

  • Knowledge, understanding and experience of software delivery methodologies and the application of them, with a focus on Agile

  • Expert knowledge of relevant technologies and platforms; e.g. Java (J2EE, Spring, Spring Boot), Distributed/service oriented architectures (SOA & Microservices), RESTful APIs and API gateway solutions (Apigee), containers and container orchestration solutions (Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift)

Life at YBS

In addition to the usual benefits such as competitive salary, annual bonus and healthcare packages we offer you…

Flexibility – Whether it’s picking up the kids from school or catching that early morning yoga session we have you covered.

Celebrating Success – From everyday thank you cards, to our annual ‘Raising the Roof’ gala to celebrate our golden ticket winners we acknowledge our colleagues successes no matter how big or small.

Giving Back – Fancy 31 hours of paid leave a year to get involved in community activities? Together last year, we completed more than 11,000 hours of volunteering!

Inclusivity - We don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our colleagues, our customers and our community. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.

Site Perks – Some of our sites have added little extras such as a gym, restaurant and free parking at our Bradford site, roof garden in Leeds, and on-site restaurant and free parking at our Peterborough site.


If you’ve got a solid background in leading mobile development and you want to develop a career in an empowering, respectful and supporting business then why not join us?

Our people are our heart and soul; we’re commercial and caring, big enough to offer you a challenge and small enough for you to make a real impact. We’re devoted to putting people first and doing the right thing by providing real help with real life.

We’d love to hear from you so why not apply today and be Your Brilliant Self!

Any Questions – Contact Tazafia Mahmood via email at