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Lead Development Engineer/Architect

EXCELLENT AT SURVEYING SYSTEMS AND CONTEXTS?


Have you scaled large platforms before?
Do you have the will to effect the right common path in one of the fastest growing online businesses in Denmark?
And do you strive to put your mark on building and developing one of the highest performing web solutions with tens of millions of websites?

If so, we will be most delighted to welcome you as our new colleague in a challenging and key position as a Lead Development Engineer/Architect.

WE ARE:

SimpleSite (known previously as ‘123hjemmeside’), and you can read more about us below and on.

YOU WANT:

  • A key position where you will be a major asset. With reference to our CTO, you will be responsible for leading our developers by guiding them for quality, making decisions, etc
  • An exciting, versatile and stimulating job where your excellent skills within surveying systems and contexts will be challenged.
  • An environment where freedom with responsibility and influence on your job situation is quite distinctive.
  • An international environment where you become a key player for future solutions and a part of a business that, within a short time, will be among the top three in the world in our field.
  • Professionally competent and ambitious colleagues in an elevated interdisciplinary and collaborative environment, where communication and a constructive approach are important parameters in creating an easy and appealing interface for our customers.

TASKS INCLUDE:

  • Act as a beacon for the team through technical management and monitoring the development deliveries, and providing solutions that are simple to run and develop;
  • Interest in both front-end and back-end; we use Backbone.js and jQuery on the front-end and a Microsoft platform on the back-end;
  • Focus on assessing and figuring out the right choices through a given piece of development; you will have a strong impact on the technical solution architecture; and
  • Through technical overview and application of best practices ensure high quality within a budget.

YOUR QUALIFICATIONS ARE AS FOLLOWS:

Professional:
  • Relevant education within the field of computer science (probably) – however, your experience and proven skills with sites with very high volume, availability and performance are more important;
  • Natural feel for math and models;
  • Ownership of project or team and skilled at hard to grasp systems and contexts; a natural ability to see the best choice when codes and systems need to be organised;
  • Technically and methodologically broad-based; you consider front end to be as important as the back end;
  • ASP.NET and C#;
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Sql server;
  • Nunit;
  • Amazon Web Services S3, EC2, CloudFront and more
  • API development for backbone and jQuery SPA clients;
  • Mecached and NoSQL; and
  • Database sharing and scaling.

Personal:
  • Good at communicating at all levels and with everyone, and you are both flexible and forthcoming;
  • Responsive to input from others, and you have the will and the clout to effect the right common path;
  • Academically ambitious and able to prioritize and separate the important from the unimportant;
  • Conscientious and quality conscious, and you relate well to evaluations regarding what you have done;
  • A team player and self-priming; and
  • Great skills in focusing on alternative solutions and options that give the customer a great experience; understanding of business perspectives: that development must provide the customer with added value.

APPLICATION:

This is an important position. Therefore, we have chosen to work with an external agency - Hurecon. They will provide you with full confidentiality all the way – until you indicate that you are interested in meeting with us. Contact consultant: Margaret Petersen, Hurecon, on:
+45 20 49 54 51. Mail your CV and application to Margaret Petersen at: mp@hurecon.dk.

A Little about SimpleSite:

123hjemmeside was founded in 2003 in Copenhagen. Today, we are an international company growing rapidly. In connection with our international growth, we have just brought together all of our local brands under one brand – namely, SimpleSite. We create a super easy and user-friendly website builder for non-experienced users. Four to five million people create a website with us every year, and we have a fast-growing client base from all parts of the world. An ambitious strategic plan for further expansion has been scheduled, and our goal is to become one of top three world leaders in our field.

To address this ambition, we are now expanding our staff in Copenhagen with three very central and important key positions essential to the business. You will gain more than 20 colleagues in our office central in Copenhagen, and in addition, you will be linked to around 30 colleagues in other locations. Our environment is very innovative and at the forefront of technological development. You can read more about us on: www.simplesite.com.