Sitecore Developer

Ref: 590| Posted: 20th Oct 2021

Durham Professional Services is delighted to be working on behalf of our client to recruit a Sitecore Developer. This role is working for our client in Glasgow but given the current restrictions there will be an element of WFH and office based as required. This role is being offered on a 12 months FTC (salaried) basis.

This position is being advertised to lead the technical implementation of a series of enhancements which will enhance and progress the user experience and brand positioning of, our public facing website.

Key Responsibilities

  • Review and implement a series of recommendations to improve the end user experience of Ashurst's Sitecore CMS, version 9.3. This will include but not be limited to modification and creation of Sitecore templates and components and associated front end development
  • Lead the software development work-stream providing end to end ownership including; input into specification and design, estimation and planning, build, release and support
  • Ensure a number of successful iterative upgrades in the production Azure environment, ensuring continued stability of the platform and associated integrations, providing support for any post implementation issues
  • Produce documentation to support the solution and assist with knowledge transfer to the internal technical teams
  • Contribute to discussions and decisions on software architecture and SDLC practices in relation to Ashurst's Sitecore environment and implement improvements to the benefit of the business
  • Work collaboratively to liaise and coordinate actions with Ashurst's internal Development, Digital, Design and Test teams

Skills and Experience

  • Sitecore Certified Developer
  • Experience of building and delivering public facing websites and applications using Sitecore 9 on the Azure platform
  • Familiar with Sitecore architecture design principles and best practices, including Helix architecture
  • Understand and apply Sitecore 9.3 features including personalisation and content testing
  • A high level of commercial experience in C# .NET with a strong level of knowledge on Microsoft web development technologies .NET MVC 5 and SQL server programming
  • Front end development skills HTML5, CSS3, Responsive Web Design, with an excellent working knowledge of JavaScript and associated third party libraires
  • Familiarity with DevOps practices as well as experience in streamlining deployments with continuous integration and continuous deployment and use of supporting tools e.g. Azure DevOps, Unicorn, TeamCity, OctopusDeploy

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