London, United Kingdom

Principal Web Developer - Fixed Term Contract

As a senior specialising in Sitecore, your role will be hands-on Sitecore development and integration within a cross-functional team to produce high-quality work. In doing so you will use the latest patterns & practices, evolutionary Cloud architecture and Agile/Lean principles.

You will provide expertise in Sitecore development and work with the team to achieve migration to a modern headless frontend. You will be responsible for Sitecore development, as well as full-stack development of the decoupled React frontend. You will ensure quality is built-in and delivered with minimal risk. You will work closely with the frontend team, content editors, and work with modern tooling that enables a content-as-a-service approach.

Fixed Term Contract: 6 months

 

ROLE REQUIREMENTS 

  • 2 years of experience delivering modern Sitecore projects in C#.
  • Experience with Sitecore 9 configuration and setup.
  • Expert in using Sitecore SXA, Sitecore JSS and familiar with Unicorn.
  • Experience with NextJs or React frontend frameworks.
  • Expert with HTML, CSS and JavaScript inc. responsive web design.
  • Capable of managing Sitecore roles, permissions and workflows.
  • Able to build quality in using modern testing techniques and frameworks.
  • Experience with Cloud services and backend integration.
  • Experience working with Helix and deployment pipelines.
  • Participation within Agile teams or Lean software development principles.

 

QUALITIES AND CHARACTERISTICS 

  • A genuine passion for technology, able to quickly up-skill and learn.
  • Takes ownership of code with an emphasis on ensuring high-quality.
  • Team player able to collaborate openly within teams and contribute value.
  • Clear communication when conveying technical complexity.
  • Interest in other aspects of software delivery outside of pure tech.

 

AKQA is an Equal Opportunities Employer, we believe that diversity is vital to AKQA’s ability to provide our clients with the best recommendations and are committed to fostering a varied and inclusive work environment. Your race, colour, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or veteran status have no bearing on our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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