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Solarwinds Inc. Technical Lead Developer in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom


Are you an experienced software developer with a passion for building cutting edge software solutions? Do you love using the latest technology and working in a fast-paced, agile, and innovative environment? Are you a team player who loves to collaborate with others? Then SolarWinds MSP could be the new rewarding challenge you are looking for.

SolarWinds MSP is the leading global provider of complete IT management and Automation solutions for Managed Service Providers (MSPs). Our award-winning product suite includes the industry’s #1 RMM Service Automation Platform and has a proven track record of helping MSPs standardize and automate the setup and delivery of IT services in order to achieve true scalability. We believe that the MSPs who use our products everyday should be excited about them. That's why we put our users first in everything we do and strive to deliver powerful functionality while making their jobs easier.

The Advanced Reporting team in Newcastle upon Tyne is looking for a new technical lead developer to lead the design and implementation of Advanced Reporting and other projects. He/She will also act as a first point of technical contact with other teams and departments, and will be coaching and mentoring other engineers on the Newcastle office and others.


  • Investigate and resolve complex technical issues with simple and elegant solutions

  • Continually identify areas of improvement with respect to product supportability, development process, quality, and technology stack

  • Lead the design, implementation, and testing of new features

  • Mentor other team members, provide technical guidance, and share best practices both within and outside the team

  • Build secure, scalable, distributed and fault-tolerant cloud-based systems, following Agile development processes

  • Perform code reviews at all levels

  • Be self-driven, with focus on achieving team goals and overall project delivery milestones


  • Ideally 7+ years designing and developing commercial software

  • Experience with a major client-side UI framework (Angular, React, etc.)

  • Knowledge on event-driven architecture

  • Demonstrated proficiency in multiple areas of programming (e.g. web development, concurrency, design patterns, etc.)

  • API technologies (REST, GraphQL, etc)

  • Experience running large applications on one or more public clouds (preferably AWS)

  • Experience with good source control concepts and tools (Git or similar) · Working knowledge of automated testing patterns and practices

  • Ability to learn new products and programming languages quickly

  • Experience working with databases and data warehouses

  • Excellent problem solving skills; can triage and resolve critical tech issues without supervision

  • Experience working in and leading distributed teams

  • Experience on object oriented development (C++, Java...)

  • Awareness on continuous delivery and how to apply it to a software development project



Location UK-Newcastle upon Tyne

SolarWinds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SolarWinds will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job ID 2019-13860

# Positions 1

Category (Candidate Search) Engineering

Position Type Regular

Business Group MSP

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