Senior Full Stack Developer

Job description

Are you a Senior Developer with exposure to Full-Stack who can engage and lead a new development team,  working on the latest technologies here at Summit?

We think differently. We make the unbelievable happen.  We are looking for people who are passionate about developing.  It's an exciting time to join Summit as a Senior Full Stack Developer as we build out our technology capability within the UK, based out of our creative and spacious offices in East Yorkshire, with flexible working.

About Us

As specialists in online retailing, we’ve been using technology to drive better decision making and performance for leading retail brands since 2014 across our suite of products including Productcaster, Forecaster and Purchase Predictor that delivers record-breaking performance across our client's campaigns. Working as a Senior Full Stack Developer within our Marketing Technology team, you'll be responsible for the development and architecture of our market-leading, proprietary technology solutions for retailers, together with managing a newly created team of Developers.

We work with a number of technologies, tools and frameworks including but not limited to; C# .NET, NodeJS, Microsoft C# .Net Core, Azure, MSSQL, Docker and Kubernetes, Linux/Unix Bash, OAuth/OpenID, Microsoft Powershell and others.  Reporting into the Tech Lead, the role involves not only development but also leading with architecture and technical design of the product.  You will be hands-on designing and developing in-house marketing platforms, providing technical insight and coaching the team in a technical capacity.  Ensuring a high level of engagement you will be key in guiding the team, providing strategic input and driving best practice.

About the Role

Ultimately responsible for the team's delivery of high quality .NET / NodeJS development work to Agile principles within agreed timescales, you'll thrive on implementing and improving solutions (based on NodeJS or C# .NET, Microsoft C# .Net Core, Azure, MSSQL), acting as a senior backend and front development lead and subject matter expert.

You'll manage and provide technical guidance to other team members and propose technical solutions, breaking down EPICs and estimates for the development team. Reviewing analysing and refactoring existing code and identify areas of improvements. Participating in daily and weekly meetings, as well as planning, estimation, grooming and review meetings, this is a full and challenging senior development and management role, working across our in-house marketing platforms.


About you

You'll be a Senior Developer, ideally as proficient with front-end as you are back-end, experienced in C#/.Net and Javascript/Node.js development amongst others.  With full-stack experience and knowing at least a little bit of everything mentioned above, it’ll make you capable of understanding what goes into a project and which ones of these technologies a project actually needs.

Analytical, logical with good problem-solving skills, adept at communicating both internally and externally, your strong stakeholder management skills will allow you to liaise with Product Owners and client teams to identify the ideal technology solution.  

Having worked within Agile frameworks previously you're ultimately an engaging Senior Developer who can inspire others and wants to make an impact,  always striving for continuous improvement.  As part of the product development lifecycle, we welcome ideas on how to make our technology products relevant to the market.

Previous experience with Microsoft Azure, Docker and Kubernetes/OAuth/OpenID, Microsoft Powershell and Linux/Unix bash is also beneficial.  But above all what’s important is that you enjoy both inspiring and coaching a team, are able to work independently to timescales, and have good attention to detail; being able to read and understand technical documentation.

Experience within a management capacity previously is essential to ensure your successful coaching, mentoring and leading of the Development team from a technical perspective.

For a full job description, an informal chat, or just to find out more please apply now.  Applications will be actioned within 48 hours of being received.  A competitive base salary is on offer (salary to circa £55k), plus opportunities for progression and benefits (inc. pension, life assurance, profit share, health care cash plan, experience for life and 26 days holiday + bank holidays). Successful candidates must have and be able to evidence their right to work in the UK.  No speculative agency CVs please.