Cairo, Egypt

Senior Sitecore Developer

We exist in a digital age with platforms, apps, websites and technical solutions touching consumers’ lives every day. At AKQA, we conceive, plan, build and manage award winning technical solutions for brands and clients. It’s not enough to just program or execute, our technical team have a thirst for user experience and technical innovation.

As a Senior Sitecore Developer you will be responsible for developing and architecting digital solutions. You will work closely with the technology, creative and accounts team to execute customer centric solution. Dynamic and curious individuals are required who love challenge and are passionate about programming.

Located in Cairo, Egypt, as part of the AKQA team, you’ll work in a meritocratic culture surrounded by some of the brightest minds in their fields across Egypt, UAE and Denmark team. At AKQA, we are committed to both your career growth and your work/life balance.

 

ROLE REQUIREMENTS

Must have:

  • Expertise in Sitecore, preferably including Sitecore 8, 9 and 10
  • Expertise in Object Oriented programming, including ASP.NET/MVC and C#
  • Understanding of the web: protocols, architecture, infrastructure, Cloud hosting (Azure, AWS etc), load balancing, high availability, databases, etc
  • Understanding of modern design patterns and practices: SOLID principles, Unit testing (TDD & nice to have BDD)
  • Re-usable component-based web development

Highly desirable to have:

  • eCommerce solutions experience
  • Payment systems integration experience
  • Headless, Microservice APIs implementation experience

Nice to have:

  • Experience with Optimizely (EPiServer), Umbraco or other relevant CMS 
  • DevOps: CI/CD pipelines, Azure DevOps, Teamcity, Jenkins
  • Scripting: Powershell
  • Database Administration: MS SQL Server
  • Performance Tuning: Profilers, APMs, Infrastructure Monitors, Google Lighthouse
  • Load Testing: JMeter, Gatling, Blazemeter
  • JavaScript: React, Typescript

 

QUALITIES AND CHARACTERISTICS

  • Problem solver, analytical thinker, and positive mindset with a personable and professional approach.
  • Excellent communication skills (English) when articulating solutions and questioning problems, enabling you to gather input from the rest of the team.
  • Sharp attention to detail and a passion for new technology.

AKQA is committed to developing wellbeing and supporting life choices for our team. We provide an extensive range of benefits. To find out more click here.

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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