Dev and Tech Specialist

SandyBlue is the leading ‘villa rental’ specialist in the Algarve focusing on luxury properties in the Golden Triangle. From its launch in 2008, it has grown to provide hundreds of holidays each year to European visitors.

We are excited to be searching for a ‘Dev and Tech Superstar’ to help the CTO and tech department to service the business as the business grows and becomes more demanding.

The Role:

As our “Dev and Tech Specialist”, your focus will be to assist the CTO in developing the in-house systems with coding and HTML support and also field the daily tech needs of the SandyBlue team with support and assistance when needed. You will also be working with the Sales Team Manager to help improve the Salesforce platform.

The core aspects of your new role are:

  • Support the CTO by helping the team with any, and all tech issues
  • Liaise with SandyBlue’s IT supplier(s)
  • Control the IT inventory, track the users and control stock
  • Work with the Sales Team and Salesforce Implementation to drive systems improvements through
  • Identify and help design solutions to challenges in the existing in-house systems
  • You will work directly with the company’s CTO and document all the processes and developments steps made

About you:

As our in house “Super Geek”, you enjoy a challenge, are a creative thinker and are keen to help the team remain efficient. You understand that not everyone has the same technical experience you do and are keen to help when needed.

You will do well if you have:

  • Experience setting up a wide range of different technical equipment either professionally or personally. A good “tech brain”
  • A good, proven understanding of HTML, Javascript/jQuery, CSS and PHP
  • Excellent motivation to always provide solutions at the highest level possible
  • A “can do” attitude when presented with a challenge in the existing platform
  • Fluent in Portuguese and English with highly effective oral and written communication skills - other languages beneficial
  • Capable of prioritising, multi-tasking, and handling high work volume effectively
  • Excellent attention to detail and a deep understanding of the importance of well-presented, easy to use solutions
  • Demonstrate a strong sense of urgency while maintaining exemplary standards under pressure
  • Demonstrate patience, a highly professional attitude and personal presentation in all verbal and written communications

For the quickest application, please get in touch by sending your CV and a covering letter to
We look forward to hearing from you!