Web Developer - Magento / PHP

Location
Leicester
Salary
£30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted
04 Dec 2018
Closes
01 Jan 2019
Ref
00089663
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
PHP Web Developer - Magento

This is an opportunity to join a specialist eCommerce website developer and system integrator providing eCommerce, marketing and technology services.

The role
They are looking for an experienced and talented Magento Developer to join their growing team. You'll work on a wide range of interesting ecommerce projects, as part of an expert team of Magento Certified developers and Solution Specialists. This will see you impart your own Magento knowledge but allow you to learn new technologies and methodologies including working towards a certification in Magento 2.

About you

You'll be an experienced PHP developer with an in-depth knowledge of Magento and a number of deployments under your belt. They will also provide you with Magento training and certification where necessary.

Essential Skills
- Excellent commercial experience with Magento 1 CE
- Excellent PHP and MSQL
- Good working knowledge of HTML, CSS and JS
- Experience of version control, preferably Git
- Experience working in process-driven environment
- Strong communication skills
- An appetite for personal learning and development and an interest in the state and shape of the industry.

Desirable Skills
- Magento 1 or 2 certification
- Experience of Magento EE and/or Magento 2
- Experience with other PHP frameworks - we use Laravel
- Experience of CSS preprocessors (SASS / LESS)
- Experience with unit testing frameworks
- Experience of caching solutions e.g. Redis, Memcache
- Commercial experience of systems integration via SOAP, REST, file transfer etc.
- Familiar with debugging and profiling tools e.g. Xdebug
- Familiar with packaging systems e.g. Composer
- Experience with deployment workflows
- Knowledge of virtualised or containerised environments e.g. Docker
- A good understanding of Linux-based hosting environments
- A good understanding of internet architecture.
- Ideally has worked in collaboration with an off-shore team.

Key Responsibilities

Working in a professional creative environment, this role involves:
- Mentoring and collaborating with members of the team
- Helping us in shaping their solutions and process
- Interpreting and helping to write requirement briefs, specifications, wireframes and designs
- Build bespoke modules or advise on off-the-shelf solutions to meet tech requirements
- Provide estimates for scope of work
- Advise account handlers and clients on solutions and practices
- Problem-solving issues on existing sites.

Benefits
- Competitive salary
- Health insurance
- Pension Scheme
- 23 days paid holiday, including a day off on your Birthday
- Friendly team and modern office working environment
- Great career and salary progression opportunities in one of the UK's fastest growing ecommerce agencies.

Their team of over 90 professionals are based in four locations across the United Kingdom, Europe, and Asia. This role is at the headquarters based in the heart of the city of Leicester. Road links are excellent, and they are about 5 minutes from the train station.

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