About Octopus

Tech Lead .Net Developer


Octopus is a fast-growing company with more than 600 employees. Since we launched in 2000, we've established market leading positions across financial services, healthcare and energy.

The Octopus Group incorporates Octopus Energy, Octopus Healthcare, Octopus Investments, Octopus Property, Octopus Ventures and Octopus Labs. Octopus Labs is the fintech innovation unit of the Octopus Group. We fuse track record and technology, expertise and UX, to build financial products the way they should be: trustworthy, rewarding and easy-to-use.

The Role

You'll be joining the IT Development team, reporting into the Head of DevOps. You should be innovative and enthusiastic and will have a broad and in-depth knowledge of development technologies. You will need to be able to effectively manage workloads and hit deadlines. You should know what good looks like and be able to ensure the high quality of delivered software.

As well as developing enhancements to existing in-house applications, there will be a requirement to work on ad-hoc support queries and you will need to be comfortable working on both. You will follow Agile development methodologies and have experience of leading others in that direction.

You need to be a confident communicator, enjoy working in a friendly, collaborative fast-paced team and are comfortable talking to people at all levels of the business. You must be comfortable with change and be willing to embrace new technologies and look for opportunities to use them.

Skills Requirements

  • C#
  • .Net Core
  • Web Services\Web API
  • Azure (Web App\API, Storage, Jobs, Workers, Authorization)
  • VSTS
  • CI\CD
  • Unit tests
  • Automation tests

Knowledge of:
  • Microservices
  • DevOps
  • Angular\React
  • TDD
  • BDD

  • Octopus Labs is driving innovation and technical change throughout the Octopus Group
  • We're one of the largest VCs in Europe.
  • We love entrepreneurs.
  • We're happy for you to keep working on your side-projects.
  • Started in a bedroom 17 years ago and still run by the same founders we have a strong entrepreneurial flair and a culture of always asking questions

  • Stunning central London offices
  • Flexible working
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • Diverse / multinational team


In our office at 33 Holborn

Our Values

Be helpful

Random acts of kindness make the workplace a better place. So, go out of your way to be helpful, and give people reasons to smile.

Be straightforward

Life is complicated enough. Don't make it harder for yourself, or for others. Sometimes the simplest approach works wonders.

Be bold

Every great business started with a flash of inspiration. If you've got a great idea, don't keep it to yourself.

At Octopus, we recognise the importance of embracing diversity in order to create a high performance culture.