Senior Backend Developer

We are looking for a Senior Backend Developer to join our small but growing hub in Cape Town. Working closely with the UK teams in London and Southampton, this role will involve input on a broad range of projects and leading a small team of Developers.


We don't obsess about skill sets and keywords, who you are is more important.

If you want an idea of what the role entails, you’ll mostly be working on websites based on the Umbraco CMS, which means working in .NET (mostly MVC). For the right candidate we’re willing to provide on the job training to introduce you to our way of working and other relevant areas of knowledge.

How you think is the only true requirement, but this role is designed for a developer with experience of .NET and Umbraco websites. It includes oversight and mentoring of other Developers, and will involve input on a broad range of projects. This is a backend role, but any crossover knowledge of frontend (in particular AngularJS) would be helpful to your application.

We work in a fluid & lean way, so you'll need to be comfortable working iteratively with the rest of the team to deliver an excellent result without specifications or intensive project management. You'll be expected to take ownership of your work, manage your time, communicate in a dynamic team, and ultimately deliver quality code.

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Equal Opportunities

Etch is an equal opportunities employer.


Where possible, we prefer to build the best team with the best people, which means those that show the initiative to approach us directly. We'd currently prefer to fill this position without recruiters, so if you are a recruiter, please don’t call about this role at the moment.


If you want to apply or find out more, drop Callum Donnelly a line.

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