New Position: Technical Lead – Full Stack Web Developer

Wednesday, 22 September 2021  |  Posted in: Jobs  |  3min read

The Digital Embassy is seeking a solution-focused, Technical Lead, Full Stack Web Developer to support the website development activities for our Adelaide-based agency. The role is open to applicants who seek permanent full-time employment and prefer collaborating with others in a team environment.

About Us

We’re a team of high-achieving web design and digital marketing professionals helping Australian organisations to scale up their businesses online. Our mission is to serve these organisations as a trusted digital partner, unlocking the potential of their websites and digital marketing initiatives so they can expand into new markets, provide better customer experiences, and thrive in a digital landscape.

Using the latest web technologies and know-how we deliver the most cutting-edge and results-focused digital solutions in web design, user experience, e-commerce, managed hosting, DevOps, integrated digital marketing, and digital strategy.

The Role

As a technical lead, you will lead web development solutions and outcomes for our agency. This includes website and web application development initiatives and supporting our team in order to deliver company and client projects and products.

You will need to demonstrate a high level of competency in both Front End and Back End web development, working in a Linux-based environment to successfully deliver projects including websites, web applications, and mobile apps.


The Person

The person we are looking for will have a minimum of 5 years of industry experience working in a Linux-based environment. Advanced experience in WordPress and Craft is favourable, in particular knowledge of platform internals and building custom plugins and themes from scratch.

Development experience in a Windows environment using .Net and SQL and other platforms such as Kentico Xperience (DXP) and frameworks such as Symfony and Laravel would be highly valued.

While not mandatory, previous local digital agency experience will be looked upon favourably.

Key Responsibilities

As a Lead Full Stack Web Developer you will be responsible for:

  • Gathering project requirements by liaising with clients and internal stakeholders
  • Analysing and scoping of project requirements to provide project estimates, technical documentation, and to design solutions and features.
  • Leading the front-end and back-end development of projects across a range of industries and technologies
  • Leading agency development product initiatives
  • Management of development security best practices
  • Providing ideas and technical approaches for development
  • Testing code and implementing improvements and fixes
  • Solving problems using logic and methodical testing processes
  • Developing testing and validation processes
  • Mentoring other members of the development team including performing developer inductions and periodic code reviews

We use the following technologies

  • JIRA and Confluence
  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM
  • SharePoint
  • Hyper-V
  • Gitlab
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • InVision
  • WordPress, Kentico and Craft CMS
  • AWS
  • Docker

Bonus items (not essential)

  • Existing Digital Agency experience
  • Project Management experience



Our workplace resides within an architectural studio office on Leigh Street in the heart of Adelaide with:

  • Coffee machines
  • Open plan office environment with sitting/standing desks
  • High-speed Gigabit internet
  • Office amenities such as a shower if you ride into work
  • Easy access to public transport
  • Great food, bars, and cafes downstairs
  • Collaborative and highly skilled team



An attractive annual salary package will be offered relative to experience.

If this description sounds like you, please upload your resume and cover letter to The Digital Embassy™’s Careers page.

Ready to talk about your requirements?

Phone us on 1300 375 368 for an obligation-free chat with a digital specialist about how we can help to scale up your business online.

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