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Are you a talented Developer proficient in .Net technologies? Would you like to make an impact and be part of our small growing company with big ambitions? Come and join our small, friendly and innovative team at our industry award winning company
Pure Retirement was founded on the belief that everyone deserves to enjoy their later years

A specialist mortgage lender to the Equity Release market, we offer products that provide simple and straight-forward solutions for use in effective retirement planning.

Winners of the Equity Release Award for Best Provider for Adviser Support for three years running, and Yorkshire's number one fastest growing business for 2018, we work with over 2000 registered advisers to provide a first class service to customers with products tailored to their needs.

At Pure we are committed to exceptional standards of performance, continually improving and developing our business through the colleagues we employ

Awarded a Gold standard 'Investors in People' accreditation, we are firmly geared up to build on our successes and grow our business with talented additions to our ever-evolving team.

We are a friendly, professional and dynamic place to work. If you would like to be part of our award winning culture and demonstrate our values of 'honesty', 'simplicity' and 'responsibility', we would love to hear from you.

Mindful Employer

We recognise that people experiencing mental ill health continue to report stigma and discrimination at work, and we are committed to creating a supportive and open culture, where colleagues feel able to talk about mental health confidently, and aspire to appropriately support the mental wellbeing of all staff.

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Development Manager


Blend of working from home and at our office at Thorpe Park Leeds, LS15


  • 25 days holiday with the option to buy or sell up to 5 days holiday per year
  • Birthday off
  • Monthly bonus scheme
  • Cash healthcare plan
  • Auto enrolment pension scheme
  • Learning & Development programme
  • Life assurance
  • Flexible working options
  • Volunteering days
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Gym discounts

Hours of work

37.5 hours per week (hours of work will be flexible and dictated by the needs of the business, therefore it is expected that the successful applicant will work those hours necessary to successfully discharge the duties of the role).

The Role


As a Senior Developer at Pure Retirement you will use your experience developing commercial software as a senior member of a team to develop and support bespoke solutions for the Financial Services sector.

You will be confident taking projects through the development process following current best practices, design patterns and methodologies. You’ll collaborate within a team of enthusiastic, talented, hard-working Technical Services specialists, including business use and business process experts. You will be comfortable mentoring more junior developers and be able to effectively communicate with the wider business and 3rd party suppliers. You will be organised and accustomed to working in an agile development environment.

Key Outputs

  • Design and development of new projects, and additional functionality to existing systems, based on business requirements
  • Troubleshooting existing bespoke systems
  • Peer review of other developer's code and ensuring a high standard of quality is maintained
  • Ensuring technical debt is prioritised and dealt with as soon as possible
  • Management of development tools, source control and build definitions
  • Technical documentation writing
  • Leading the development of more junior members within the team
  • Sharing new technology and techniques with the Technical team

This job description is not exhaustive and serves only as a broad outline of the duties required. This job description may be amended as necessary.

The Person


The successful candidate will be used to mentoring and coaching less experienced developers. Will have excellent business facing communication skills and be well versed in requirements analysis and being able to capture and fulfil the business user/product owner requirements whilst considering the wider technology roadmap.

A proven track record in delivering projects to production users, working to tight deadlines and to high quality standards.

Will enjoy working as part of a team as well as own their own and being an important part of the Pure Retirement Technical team, supporting the growth and the planned technology advancements of the business.

Skills & Experience


  • Minimum 5 years as a software developer

Platforms and Frameworks

  • Main development language C#, ASP.NET, .NET Core
  • Web technologies HTML, CSS, JS
  • SQL Server 2016+
  • T-SQL, Views, SQL Migrations, Performance Tuning, Query Optimizing
  • Visual Studio, Git and Microsoft ALM (TFS, VSTS, Azure DevOps)


  • Service Orientated Architecture, Web Services
  • Micro Services

Design Principles

  • SOLID principles
  • Design patterns


  • Unit Testing e.g. NUnit
  • Mocking
  • Test automation


  • A good understanding of agile methodologies, Kanban, Lean


  • Second development language e.g. C#, PHP, ASP.NET, Mobile development
  • Web technologies TypeScript, Bootstrap, Angular
  • Message queueing topologies (Rabbit, MSMQ, Azure)
  • Security implementation (OAuth, Identity Server)/li>
  • Architecture modelling, UML, Archimate
  • Containers (Docker)
  • Testing Automation
  • BDD, SpecFlow, Selenium
  • Mobile Development, Android, iOS
  • Continuous Integration, build and deployment

General Education

  • Computer Science related degree, or equivalent industry experience
At Pure, transparency on how we use and process your data is important to us. Please ensure you’ve read our Fair Processing Notice and Data Retention Policy prior to submitting your application.

This job description is not exhaustive and serves only as a broad outline of the duties required. This job description may be amended as necessary.

For more details on this role or to find out more about our team please contact our recruitment team at

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What our Technical Services team says about us

Pure is a great place to work since it offers fantastic career support, countless opportunities to challenge yourself and a small friendly environment.

Charlotte Westrop, Junior Data Analyst

Working for Pure Retirement means working in a great atmosphere, with fantastic colleagues and constantly learning and professionally growing.

Edgars Vansovics, Technical Specialist