Senior .NET Developer

We’re looking for a talented Developer that loves a challenge, takes pride in their work and is passionate about what they do.

Overview

Switch, the award winning agency is seeking a bright, energetic, Senior Developer to join our growing agency. The successful candidate will have proven experience in the enterprise digital solutions space. As a Senior Developer at Switch, you will play a critical role in helping Switch with delivering successful outcomes and value for our customers.

The ideal candidate for this position will have a broad technical skillset and extensive experience in this industry. As a result, the candidate should be able to design, develop and test the products required for the company's needs. Moreover, the candidate should be able to work with other developers in determining project strategy.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assisting the technical discovery, design and execution of a project to ensure projects are developed according to best practice and are in line with Switch development standards and conducted in an efficient and profitable manner
  • Participating with the planning project delivery in alignment with the project’s commercial terms and using the standardised Switch IT Methodology in conjunction with both the Customer Team and the Strategist & Project Manager
  • Working with the Technical Director and Project Managers to maximise the efficiency, quality and utilisation of all delivery teams
  • Assist Project and Account Managers in relaying technical complexity to customers in a non technical manner
  • Helping to identify and record risks, issues, actions dependencies & decisions (RAID) for projects which includes communication and execution of planned mitigation steps and raising to Project Manager
  • Identifying, documenting and resolving application issues and outages in and out of office hours
  • Collaborating with project managers, experience design, solution architects, technical leads and clients
  • Helping to design and develop software solutions to solve complicated problems through the application of design patterns and principles
  • Contributing to documenting system architecture and technical designs
  • Identifying conflicts between team members and disciplines raising to the Technical Director
  • Contributing to team meetings
  • Assisting with code reviews
  • Able to work and troubleshoot autonomously
  • Applying Switch methodology standards to projects and contributing to on-going continuous improvement activities for the methodology and internal processes

Experience

Essential

  • Able to provide a clear trusted technical voice to both internal and external customers
  • Able to assist with performing technical discovery, solution design and project execution to a high level of quality
  • Able to contribute to planning discussions at both a tactical as well as a strategic level
  • Minimum of 3 years of software development experience using .Net
  • Some exposure to Cloud technologies (AWS and/or Azure)
  • Some exposure to external integrations
  • Understanding of Docker and/or Kubernetes
  • Understanding of modern frontend technologies

Desirable

  • Experience using CMS solutions such as Sitecore, Umbraco, Kentico, EpiServer, AEM, WordPress.
  • Experience with DevOps using one or more of the following
  • Azure DevOps
  • TeamCity
  • Octopus
  • Jenkins
  • Experience with front-end frameworks such as Vue, React or Angular
  • Experience using SASS
  • Experience using TypeScript
  • Experience using NodeJS, and NodeJS task runners such as Gulp or Grunt
  • Experience using scripting languages (eg. PowerShell)
  • 2+ years experience with unit testing practices and methodologies

Skills

  • Able to write code applying best practice security principles (protecting against XSS, DDoS, SQL Injection attacks)
  • Able to write code using the following design principles (SOLID, YAGNI, KISS and DRY)
  • Able to write code that uses software design patterns
  • 3+ years of experience in successfully implementing web development projects in complex, fast-moving environments using agile & blended approaches for a Digital Agency or Professional Services organisation
  • In-depth understanding of Agile & Traditional SDLCs and an appreciation of how these can be blended to tailor delivery to suit the needs of individual projects
  • Implementing digital solutions based on CMS & eCommerce platforms
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • A balanced business & technical background and comfortable managing senior stakeholders from either domain
  • Facilitating team planning and estimation using Scrum
  • Good understanding of the use of traditional project management artefacts (schedules. RAID log etc) and how these complement agile tools
  • Creating professional documentation using MS Office and Google Apps
  • Requirements Workshop Facilitation
  • Excellent time management skills

Performance Goals

  • Help to deliver projects on time and on budget that employ the Switch methodology
  • In conjunction with the Project Manager, facilitate the delivery of a stable or increasing standardised velocity (ie. points per resource-day) with velocity remaining stable or increasing when measured across any four-sprint period once the baseline has been established
  • Estimates should have an accuracy rate of 80% (+/- 20%)
  • Contribute towards SwitchIT internal tools / software / methodology / processes
  • Project technical deliverables are completed to an acceptable level of quality and in accordance with the project management plan and;
  • Realisation of project technical outcomes are as defined in the system design and architecture and;
  • Project technical documentation is accepted by process owners, subject matter experts and project management and;
  • The technical scope, design and timeline of the project are communicated and visible to stakeholders and to other streams as required

Let’s get started

If this role sounds like the perfect opportunity and you’re interested in joining our growing team, please apply by sending a copy of your CV and cover letter outlining:

  • Why you should make it onto our shortlist for an interview
  • A key project that you’re super proud to have delivered
  • Salary expectations (including super), and...
  • Your availability

This position is based in our Sydney office at 9 Hunter Street, Sydney NSW 2000 and supports hybrid working environments (In Office & WFH).

Switch are an equal opportunity employer - we celebrate the diversity of our team and we believe that those focused on producing the best work create the greatest outcomes for our customers and themselves.

Applications are open to Australian residents only. Recruiters please do not contact us in relation to this role. All applications are treated as highly confidential.

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