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Tailster.com is hiring

Senior .Net Developer – well funded Soho based pet sector startup.

You will be working for Tailster.com as Senior .Net Developer – well funded Soho based pet sector startup.

Do you like dogs and do you like building amazing, magical, beautiful products?

Do you want to be a part of a start-up doing exactly that? Read on..

Tailster.com is our recently launched online marketplace connecting dog owners with other dog lovers who can take their dogs out for walks or take care of them when owners need to be away from home.

We have recently closed a large round of seed funding, as well as having taken investment from ZAG Ventures, who are the venturing arm of one of the most famous creative brand agencies in the world.

The Role:

We are in the process of re-building our site from scratch, whilst maintaining our existing product and require some real talent to join us at the beginning of the process.

You will be a developer shaping the architecture and development with our CTO and team. Our new product will be responsive and cross platform – web, iOS and Android – built using Angular and Breeze, but will be heavily dependent on our database and Web Services API.

Ideal Candidate:

This role represents an exciting opportunity for an ambitious, talented and commercially–savvy .Net Developer.

Reporting to the CTO, you’ll be a significant member of a small highly focussed development team. Your input and experience will be valued and help guide the direction of our new product.

You will be part of a growing team of currently 5, and have access to unlimited free coffees, table tennis and pool tables based in Soho, London – the usual startup malarkey!

Core Skills Required:

Excellent knowledge of/in:

Must haves:

• ASP.Net MVC 4+

• SQL server

• Entity Framework experience

• Ability to write clean and well documented code

• Cross-browser and cross platform solutions

• C# and .Net Framework 3.5+

• Automated tests in a TDD environment

• Agile environment

• REST services

• Mobile experience / PhoneGAP

• Experience of developing highly scalable high traffic websites.

Candidate Profile:

• Self-motivator, can work independently but still a team player

• Willing to learn and take instruction, with attention to detail

• Positive attitude, and ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, with a good sense of humour. We are a fun little team and we like to think you will enjoy being part of the Tailster story.

• Entitlement to work in the UK and have held UK residency for at least 2 years

Start Date & Term:



To be discussed, remuneration based upon experience.

Company Backgrounds:

About Tailster

Tailster.com is the newly launched start-up with seed backing as well as marketing, social media and branding input from BBH Global and Zag Ventures. We want to make the lives of dog owners easy and stress free – helping them find great homes for their pets when they go away, and a better alternative to kennels. We use tech to create some great tools that help sitters and walkers build their business, as well hopefully allowing anyone who wants to earn money taking care of dogs, the opportunity to do so! Think of it as an Airbnb for Pets! Check out Tailster.com for our initial launch site – you will help us shape and create a new more exciting product with some innovative functionality.

About BBH & ZAG

BBH is one of the world’s legendary agencies. Founded in London in 1982, the agency has produced many highly acclaimed campaigns over the past three decades including “Vorsprung durch Technik” for Audi, “Keep Walking” for Johnnie Walker, “To Fly. To Serve” for British Airways and “The Axe Effect” for Axe to name a few. This past year, BBH won 21 Cannes Lions, including the Creative Effectiveness Grand Prix and 4 Gold Lions. www.bbh.co.uk

In 2006, ZAG was set up as a brand invention business, with the objective of conceiving brands and launching them into market. Over the years ZAG has evolved its model to “the brand consultancy that ventures”, nurturing a growing portfolio of innovative, digital start-ups with its unique insights, design and branding skills which produce the very best creative solutions to business and brand challenges. http://www.bbhzag.com/

The Job

Team/Dept: Development team

Job type: Permanent full time

Remote working possible: no

Level of experience required:



This job is located in london, United Kingdom

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Someone keen to be part of a new product built for scale, with lots of interesting use of the latest tech and mobile functionalities. And the product and brand is all about dogs, who doesnt love dogs?!