Senior Backend Developer / Technical Lead

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Kagool are growing. Why? Because we love what we do, clients like working with us and the chances are so will you.

We're currently looking for a Senior Backend Developer / Technical Lead to join the team in Cardiff

What's the role?

As Senior Backend Developer / Technical Lead, you’ll be leading a project team from a technical standpoint and be a vital member of a scrum team responsible for delivering world class digital experiences built on Sitecore and following an agile delivery methodology.

You will be a self-starter, be driven by quality and attention to detail, and be able to quickly assess the technology landscape of the project at hand as well as working with our architects to drive the technical approach to solutions. You will have an awareness of the impact that any solution changes will have on the wider solution i.e. integration layers and the wide codebase.

Are you Kagool?

  • I’m a well-rounded individual who is creative, communicative and can write some pretty awesome code
  • Programming in C# .net is second nature to me.
  • I’ve got experience of leading a project team from a technical perspective
  • I’m happy to have difficult conversations to get the best out of the solution
  • Core skillset includes .NET (MVC, Core), cloud based architecture (IaaS and PaaS), Sitecore experience is a plus
  • I already think Sitecore is pretty awesome, OR
  • I’m not sure what Sitecore is but I’d be keen to know more
  • I’m a developer, I have a logical thought process and enjoy solving complex problems and writing algorithms, OR
  • I’m great at coding but I can step back, take a look the bigger picture and pick the right pattern to solve the problem
  • I’m proactive, I can take accountability and I have a desire to learn
  • I’d love for my voice to be heard, not just by my peers but by external stakeholders
  • I prefer creatively solving problems to implementing prescribed solutions

Who’s Kagool?

We’re a team of 65 individuals (and counting!) who have a few things in common – a love of tech, an eye for design and a whole lot of pride. We’re a bright, vibrant, passionate bunch. We love to learn and we’re encouraged to do so. Every individual who joins our business has their very own development programme, which includes becoming Sitecore certified within the first six months of joining.

Sharing knowledge, the odd joke and even our problems is the key to our success. And when we’ve earnt that success, we celebrate! Whether that’s a team pub lunch, a Beer and Doughnuts party or a canoeing trip down the River Wye.

We work in a fun, fast paced environment, taking an agile approach to all projects. The majority of our work is delivered within three to six-month cycles, meaning you’ll always have the opportunity to work on new and exciting tasks. By using the latest technology and headless architectures, our developers can be creative with the right technology for the right job. We pride ourselves on delivering high quality solutions and, in order to be on top of our game, we know how important a good work-life balance is. As an eclectic mix of individuals, we like everything from walking, surfing, gaming and cycling, to banjo playing and flying gliders. Which definitely keeps after-work-drinks conversations interesting.