We're on the lookout for a new Back-end Developer to join our growing team here at RY. This is a brilliant opportunity to be a part of our award-winning independent creative agency in the heart of Shoreditch. Our tech team is an expanding group of multi-skilled professionals. Their interest lies in all things technology, from systems design, implementation, open source community membership, interactive web applications.

The key role of the Back-end Developer is to provide support to Senior and Lead Developers in developing projects in Umbraco and/or Kentico ensuring our thinking and designs are translated into digital solutions and products that work seamlessly, look great and are accessible. As well as working on new builds, sites and campaigns, the Back-end Developer will also work on business as usual and maintenance on existing client sites.

Responsibilities

  • Hands on development & delivery of projects
  • Collaborating with fellow developers to help the team architect and deliver high quality & best-practice code
  • Collaborate with other disciplines to aid in scoping, estimation and prototyping
  • Performance optimisation and quality assurance
  • Help improvement of our automation and testing processes
  • Improvement and support of our internal tooling, as well as Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery processes
  • Maintaining and modernising DevOps and infrastructure (including Azure, AWS, Google Cloud, SQL Server, and virtual machines)
  • Helping to write lean concise documentation, including functional and technical specifications
  • Keeping stakeholders informed, and manage expectations proactively
  • Support, maintenance, and evolution of projects after their initial launch

Requirements

  • Experience in .NET development (C#, MVC)
  • Some CMS experience – Ideally, Umbraco CMS. It’s ok if you don’t know Umbraco if you are willing to learn while doing
  • Some knowledge of Unit Testing/Automated Testing. It’s ok if you don’t know Unit Testing if you are eager to learn
  • Some knowledge of hosting/server configuration (e.g. Azure, AWS, Google Cloud, Virtual Machines)
  • Some knowledge of front-end development (e.g. JavaScript, HTML5, CSS, LESS/SASS)
  • Version control experience (e.g. Git, Mercurial, SVN, TFS)
  • Experience using task management tools (e.g. Jira, Trello, Asana, Leankit, Kanbanize)
  • Some experience working as part of a cross-discipline team using agile methodologies would be beneficial. Knowledge of Scrum or Kanban are a bonus
  • Scripting/automation (e.g. powershell) experience is a bonus
  • Able to elaborate on technical approaches (e.g. during pair programming)
  • Be comfortable in our continuous improvement culture, where everyone learns from each other and embraces quality feedback
  • Process oriented, and motivated to do things the right way

RY embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

No recruitment agency sales calls please.

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