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We're looking for an experienced Sitecore Developer to join our team.

In this role you will support the development team in the development, support and maintenance of Sitecore servers and infrastructure. 

You will also be expected to mentor the team in the development of new software and websites for both Sagittarius and clients.


Location: Kent, London or Leeds

 

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our culture

We have created an inspirational environment for our staff at each of our 5 offices in Kent, London, Leeds, Ukraine and Sri Lanka. 

It’s a bit loud, pretty relaxed, and collaborative and we are constantly trying new technology and integrating the really good stuff. 

We start our day with a “stand-up” as a whole team – sharing successes and offering each other solutions for the day ahead. 

We have strong relationships with our clients and we have regular trips out for pizza, beers in the office on a Friday before logging off and social events (if that’s your thing). Most importantly we invest in our teams skill sets with supported training and certification and we have a commitment to promoting from within and developing you for your future.

Our culture is really important to us and we want the best cultural fit and the best talent to join us. Our teams are positive, enthusiastic, passionate about technology and really comfortable with the internal and external collaboration that is core to our business. A desire to constantly expand your skill set should be equally important to you.  

 

key responsibilities and accountabilities 

  • To work with the Server Side Development team and other senior designers and developers to deliver new media solutions to agreed timescales and budgets
  • To be part of the development and support team in production and maintenance of websites and new media products for all of our clients
  • To ensure all websites are stable and fit for purpose.
  • To support and mentor the Server Side team, assessing training needs , organising and implementing training to continually develop the teams skill set and development. To produce and maintain training records.
  • To help set up, maintain and further the internal CI/CD processes
  • To take responsibility for the quality and presentation of your own work and environment
  • To take an active part in the team’s appraisals and induction of new starters
  • To research new and emerging technologies and advise the Senior Management team on technology developments.
  • To drive the delivery of exceptional website and support clients through projects to implementation.
  • To collaborate with the Project Managers ensuring effective distribution of resource.
  • To communicate with clients ensuring effective resolution of outages, upgrades and relocations and to provide technical consultancy to clients when required.
  • To maintain, and be proactive in improving, the quality of all new media work produced by Sagittarius Digital
  • To provide out of hours support when required.
  • To support IT for Sagittarius Marketing
  • To be highly proficient in a variety of languages and products including:C#, MVC, SQL Server (TSQL Query language to developer level), IIS, Visual Studio, XHTML, JavaScript, AJAX, jQuery, Sitecore 8, Azure, Mongo DB, TeamCity, Octopus and GIT
  • To assist in management of our clients hosting
  • To accurately record all hours worked against the appropriate client

 

personal profile

The successful candidate will:

  • have good and effective communication skills
  • be able to multi-task and maintain great attention to detail
  • be able to manage their own time
  • have good commercial awareness
  • have a passion for technology
  • provide inspirational leadership for more junior members of staff
  • have good attention to detail
  • be aware of the practical application of technology
  • be self-motivated and able to work independently

 

job specific skills/experience 

  • An understanding of server side technologies and how to leverage them to create inspirational and usable visual interfaces: C#, SQL Server (TSQL Query language to developer level), IIS, Visual Studio, XHTML, JavaScript, AJAX, jQuery, Sitecore, Azure and Mongo DB
  • Competence in producing rich and useable websites
  • Experienced in working on large value portfolio and big web site projects
  • An understanding of the cost and consequence of implementation from both a technology and architectural perspective
  • An understanding of general architectural landscapes
  • An understanding of Agile methodology
  • Experience of managing and mentoring entry level, mid-level and senior developers, including 1st line HR support for the team
  • Ability to document work and projects and report to the leadership and management team
  • Committed to maintaining high standards of accuracy and presentation
  • You will need to of held a similar position in a fast faced delivery environment where you have been responsible for delivery multiple streams of work concurrently
  • Mentoring experience would be advantageous

 

qualifications/training

Degree in Computer Science or equivalent vocational experience and theoretical understanding of design and build projects.

 

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