Sitecore Developer

Chicago, IL

Post Date: 05/30/2017 Job ID: 9025 Category: .NET

The Senior Developer/Analyst is responsible for providing technical direction, supporting custom development needs, and developing integrations between the Sitecore CMS and back-end business systems.  Additionally, this individual is responsible for implementing best practices and standard software architecture patterns. He/she must keep abreast of the latest Sitecore CMS developments and trends including personalization, predictive analytics, responsive design, application customization and 3rd  party integration.

Duties and Responsibilities 
  • Supports, maintains, and upgrades current Sitecore CMS platform and custom solutions for the intranet
  • Implements standards for the Sitecore platform.
  • Advances the team’ s abilities to support and develop on the Sitecore platform.
  • Participate in all phases of the software development lifecycle with emphasis on design, development, and testing.
  • Recommends system solutions by comparing advantages and disadvantages of custom development and purchase alternatives.
  • Establishes application and site development objectives by analyzing user requirements; envisioning system features and functionality.
  • Supports development by coordinating requirements, schedules, and activities; contributing to team meetings; troubleshooting development and production problems across multiple environments and operating platforms.
  • Supports Sitecore and custom-built interfaces to internal and external systems.
  • Provides assistance and support for current applications; respond to problems or incidents afterhours as needed.
  • Supports users by developing documentation and assistance tools.
  • Updates job knowledge by researching new internet/intranet technologies and software products; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; etc.
  • Other duties as required.

 

Education and/or Experience:

Required:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, a related field or equivalent work experience.
  • A minimum of 2 years of developing with Sitecore CMS (Certification desirable) 
  • A strong understanding of the web and application development languages and tools which include: HTML, CSS, Javascript (Jquery, Underscore, Vue JS), .NET framework, VB.Net/C#.Net, SQL, Coveo development for Sitecore, Responsive Framework - Bootstrap
  • Experience with ASP.NET MVC and Web Forms
  • Experience creating and  consuming web services
  • Source Control – VSS, TFS, Git, TDS (Team development for Sitecore
  • Software development life cycle 
  • Technical Documentation
  • Application Integration


Preferred:
  • Coveo Admin (creating indexes, custom connectors)
  • Mongo DB
  • Sitecore XDB, FXM, WFFM


Other Skills and Abilities:

The following will also be required of the successful candidate:
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good judgment
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Able to work harmoniously and effectively with others
  • Able to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Able to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities
  • A self-starter who desires to show ownership and commitment to the job
  • Ability to analyze technical solutions and propose sound conclusions to a variety of issues and/or requirements

Sidley Austin LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
.NET & Sitecore

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