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Lead Developer

Job Description

Candidate Description

We are looking for a Lead Developer in a dynamic, new and ambitious consumer unit.

Our goal is to create a small specialist team to develop and test consumer-grade propositions in a global English Language Learning space.


We need someone who knows how to develop working prototypes quickly, to test a series of product propositions. The ethos we want is to fail fast, identify the real opportunities and allow data to guide our backlog.

The Lead Developer will be a self-starter, great at building web applications using cloud platforms - and understand how to evolve architecture based on demand (start small - scale as we prove it).

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What you will get from this opportunity

This is a fantastic role for someone who loves to work on a series of innovative new projects in a data-driven and customer-centric way.

As this consumer unit grows, you will have the opportunity to grow the development function and shape a high-performing team.

Your work will impact the learning outcomes of people around the world learning English to create a better future for themselves.

Employer Description

We are Cambridge University Press & Assessment, a world-leading academic publisher and assessment organisation, and a proud part of the University of Cambridge., Cambridge University Press & Assessment is committed to being a place where anyone can enjoy a successful career, where it's safe to speak up, and where we learn continuously to improve together. We welcome applications from all candidates, regardless of demographic characteristics (age, disability, educational attainment, ethnicity, gender, marital status, neurodiversity, religion, sex, and sexual identity), cultural, or social class/background.

We believe that diversity of thought, background, and approach create better outcomes. More importantly, fostering an inclusive culture is the right thing to do, and it's part of how we achieve our purpose: to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence. Ensuring that anyone, no matter who they are, feels they belong here is an essential part of who we are and the contribution we make to society, and to our planet.

To enable an environment which our people can thrive in, our customers benefit from, and where work complements life, we empower everyone to manage their time and capacity, and to prioritise their wellbeing. That's why from day one everyone at Cambridge University Press & Assessment can discuss flexible working options to find the best solution for them and their role., Cambridge University Printing House, Shaftesbury Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK, CB2 8BS Loading… Open In Google Maps Loading… Enlarge Map Loading