Job Details




County Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland


50,000 +


5 + years

Closing Date

2022-01-28 12:00:00


Technical Lead, E-Commerce Development Manager

  • Bloc are actively recruiting for a Technical Lead, E-Commerce Development Manager.

    You will be joining a small team of fullstack developers who support, maintain, and develop the website.  We have 12 years in the blinds industry and rapidly grown over the last couple of years.  Our bespoke ecommerce platform is written in .NET framework with a HTML, CSS and JavaScript front-end.  We are looking for someone to lead the team and the future of our bespoke ecommerce platform.  

    As our Lead Ecommerce Software Engineer, you will be setting the technical direction and responsible for the planning, designing, and architecting of additions to the platform.  This will include leading and mentoring your fellow team.  This can include suggestions and means to refactor, rearchitect where applicable.  You will be hands-on with code daily.  You will be an interface point with the ecommerce managers and marketing teams who will provide input into updates and future directions.  

    We invest in our people to be empowered and have automony to do what they do best.  We offer a flexible approach to working hours so you can manage your own workload within a friendly and supportive team.  

    What we ask of you:

    • Lead the execution of the development, support, and maintenance of the bespoke Bloc eccommerce platform 
    • Architect, design, and plan new feature additions
    • Work with a full stack engineering approach
    • Mentor, coach and lead your development team
    • Be the technical interface of the Ecommerce team with the rest of the business.

    Ideal candidates will have at least five years' experience in a software engineering role creating web, mobile, ecommerce of SaaS systems

    • At least five years' experience developing on the .Net platform, Java or PHP experience
    • RDBMA - Postgres/SQL server experience
    • Previous experience in JavaScript and at least one of the following frontend frameworks, Vue.js, React, Ember.js Angular
    • Appreciation for a mobile first and many screens approach to product creation
    • Previous experience of implementing content management or ecommerce solutions for either bespoke systems or with existing platforms and services
    • Appreciation and experience of ecommerce specifics including, SEO, PPC, analytics
    • Integration experience with external services via Webhooks, API's etc
    • Experience driving and using agile methodology in a development team
    • CI/CD tooling experience
    • Operational use of Git/BitBucket
    • Gradle/Maven experience 

    In return we are open to candidates who want to work full time or part-time.  Our working model is hybrid, with a combination of working remotely and in Magherafelt.

    Our company values of being Respectful, Loyal, Committed and Innovative are at the core of everything we do for our customers and our teams.  At Bloc we are innovative, hard working but also a fun place to work with regular events happening such as barbacues, fitness bootcamps, fancy-dress competitions and supporting the local community through various fundraisers.  We support our employees’ mental health with an extensive Employee Assistance Programme and have Mental Health First Aiders available.