Senior Sitecore Developer - Vancouver | Absolute Software | | 30/01/15
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Senior Sitecore Developer Full-Time

Location: Vancouver
Company Name: Absolute Software
Category: Marketing / Strategy, Online Marketing, Web Design / Development

Senior Sitecore Developer – Vancouver

We’re searching for a Senior Sitecore Developer who can take a leadership role within an interdisciplinary team. You’ll be responsible for the success of all technical and functional aspects of the team.

Accountabilities will include:

  • Lead technical design and implementation of Sitecore built projects

  • Guide project team members in the design, development and testing of Sitecore solutions

  • Programming, installation, configuration, documentation, operation, monitoring and maintenance of web hardware and software environments

  • Develop and adhere to coding standards

  • Perform Dev/Stage/Prod Server deployments

  • Maintain a consistent focus on quality for projects

  • Stay abreast of evolving web standards

  • Perform code reviews, developing and adhering to coding standards

  • Encourage team awareness and appropriate adoption of emerging technologies

  • Mentor more junior team members in utilizing new technical skills

  • Work comfortably within a dynamic, challenging environment while understanding the importance of meeting client delivery deadlines

  • Maintain open communications on current project status, risks and challenges

  • Become a recognized subject matter expert within fields of expertise

What you’ll need:

  • Four year degree

  • Experience architecting and developing web solutions on Sitecore 7+

  • Sitecore Certified

  • 5+ years development experience

  • Proven track record as a technical team member

  • Experience building and deploying .NET based web solutions

  • Experience designing data schemas and integrating relational databases into web solutions

  • Experience with web services

  • Solid grasp of web solutions utilizing a Content Management System (CMS)

  • Experience working on other CMS platforms is desired

  • Experience working with Coveo and Eloqua is desired

  • Experience with HTML5 and CSS

  • Advanced Javascript development skills, including knowledge of JQuery and Ajax

  • Strong .NET/C# skills including proficiency in Web services, rebuilding and deploying .NET applications to the server environment, use of open source frameworks, maintenance, IDE tools such as Visual Studio

  • Digital Marketing experience and exposure to marketing automation, multi-channel campaign management, social marketing, A/B testing, email campaign management, SEO, and search technologies

  • Firm understanding of software engineering methodologies such as object-oriented design and design patterns, including MVC

  • Knowledge and experience with SQL, relational data models and database systems, especially in support of web sites and related architectures

  • Ability to work well in small teams

  • Proficiency in Windows environment

  • Solid experience in testing methodologies, test-driven design and the creation of effective and reliable test cases

  • Familiarity with web security methodologies such as managing SSL certificates

  • Experience in designing and coding for web accessibility

  • Good team skills including negotiation and conflict resolution skills

Why Work For Us
We are one of the biggest software companies headquartered in Vancouver and we are recognised as one of the Top 50 Small and Medium Sized Employers in Canada. Our office is located in the financial district where we have great views and are close to public transit, shops and restaurants. We encourage career growth from within and promote people internally. Absolute is an exciting and fun place to work with great social events & holiday parties and company sponsored sports teams such as soccer, hockey, cycling and softball. Our kitchen is fully stocked with free pop & gourmet coffee, fresh fruit delivered every Monday and free pizza every month. Employees can also take a timeout in our newly decorated and awesome chill room. To learn more about what it’s like to work at Absolute, please visit the careers section of our website at

Absolute Software is an equal opportunity employer.

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