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Paul Newbury

Founder & CIO

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Chris Butterworth

Digital Sustainability Director

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Rhys Hogsden

Head of Data Services

Adobe Analytics Architect — Certified Master, Adobe Analytics Developer — Certified Expert

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Emily Davies

Head of Business Intelligence

Adobe Analytics Business Practitioner — Certified Expert


As the Lead Developer of Cubed, you will be responsible for overseeing the design, development, and implementation of the platform. You will lead a team of developers to ensure that the platform meets the needs of the business and its users, is scalable, reliable, saleable and maintainable.




  • Lead the development team in designing, building, testing, and deploying a software platform that meets the needs of the business and its users. 
  • Take strong and decisive ownership of deliverables, team objectives and performance metrics, working hand in glove with the Commercial Product Owner to turn the (existing) product vision into a technical reality
  • Collaborate with project managers and stakeholders to define project scope, timelines, and requirements. 
  • Ensure the platform is scalable, reliable, saleable and maintainable. 
  • Recruit and lead a dedicated DevOps Engineer to deliver best practice and continuous improvement.
  • Be responsible for technical leadership of the Cubed platform, setting direction, priorities. 
  • Be responsible for setting and achieving KPIs in line with business needs. 
  • Support the sales process and sales team; contribute to PQQ, sales and tender documents, attend client, pitch or QBR meetings as required. 
  • Be responsible for defining and implementing project management processes and development best practices. 
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to the team, with focus on supporting the development of junior developers. 
  • Be responsible for the overall architecture of the Cubed project implementing current best practice and ensuring it is effective and fit for purpose.  
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest emerging industry trends and technologies in web-tech, SaaS, software development and recommend changes to the platform as needed. 


  • Overall people management of the Cubed team. 
  • Manage team members’ personal and performance standards, overseeing holidays, attendance and well-being.
  • Ensure annual performance reviews for each team member providing feedback, setting objectives and identifying development needs.
  • Work closely with project manager on resource management to balance workload providing every team member with the opportunity to develop skills and deliver good utilisation.
  • Thought leadership – contribute to thought leadership within Yard, including writing articles and papers and event speaking.
  • Serve as a member of the wider Senior Management Team, actively contributing to overall business strategy and priorities and ensuring Cubed is built to adequately serve the needs of the business and our direct clients


  • Accurate team time-keeping and utilisation
  • Delivery to project/roadmap deadlines
  • Control of software and storage costs to budget
  • Client satisfaction and retention
  • Platform reliability and downtime
  • Staff development and retention