Senior Magento Developer & Team Leader

Location
Hitchin
Salary
£40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted
11 Feb 2019
Closes
11 Mar 2019
Ref
00092047
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an opportunity to join a creative digital agency offering software development, design and digital marketing solutions that are cost effective and manageable. They are a global digital and eCommerce Agency, supporting B2B and B2C clients in exceeding their commerce goals.

They are currently recruiting for a new position, the role of Digital Project Manager & Magento Developer to join their growing team based in Hitchin, Hertfordshire.

This is a great opportunity for an accomplished & passionate individual to join the team at their thriving & successful company.

Currently, their web development department is made up of an internal talented and enthusiastic team, plus additional outsourced resources. They are looking for an experienced senior magento developer and team leader, with a proven track record to lead this team to new heights, deliver projects in a timely fashion, expand the team and grow their business.

Responsibilities
- Lead magento developer and development team manager
- Ownership of projects budgets, scope, resourcing, tracking and documentation
- Manage 3rd party relationships, identify and mitigate risks associated accordingly
- Proactively collaborate to the project management team excellence
- Schedule work for internal and external team based on priority and skill set
- Mentor/guide/instruct junior team members
- Check that tasks/projects completed correctly and to company standards
- Technical liaison between developers, account managers

Technical Skills Required

- Core skills - full Stack, Magento 1 & 2 Development
- WordPress Development
- PHP with MySQL
- Advanced HTML/CSS
- Continuous deployments using JIRA, GIT (BitBucket)
- Website speed optimisation using advanced caching technologies such as Varnish
- Define the architectural approach and develop the integration between Magento 1 and 2 and 3rd party applications
- Hosting - create hosting, create ftp accounts, setting up SSL's,
- SendGrid and email delivery
- Mailchimp, create templates
- Amazon and eBay integration for Magento and WordPress (M2E Pro)
- Experience / Knowledge of ERP Systems

The Successful Applicant
The ideal candidate will be a team player, hard worker, and able to identify customer needs and exceed client expectations through excellent organisation, communication and project management.

Education
- GCSEs or equivalent including Maths and English grade C or above
- A levels grade C or above
- Degree desirable but not essential

Benefits
- Fantastic working environment
- Ongoing training and development
- Career development
- Flexible working hours
- Social events
- Free parking
- Drink fridges & free drinks
- Reports To: Managing Director
- Job Type: Full-time

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