- Developer
16 April 2019 X

Back End Developer - Manchester–

Salary £30,000 - £40,000
Location Manchester
Type Permanent
Sector Digital Technology IT

About the post–

POST are recruiting for a Magento Developer to work for an award winning Magento partner based in Leeds. They are a fast growing company, looking for an enthusiastic Backend Developer to join their team and assist with producing fantastic websites for their clients.

Their work includes building beautiful eCommerce stores for merchants across the UK and USA with uncompromising build quality, along with providing solutions and strategies that deliver measurable results.

You will be creating and implementing bespoke solutions and working alongside the frontend  team to implement functionality required for eCommerce solutions built on Magento. You will work alongside other frontend and backend developers to develop new and existing eCommerce stores built on the Magento platform, whilst helping to drive the company forward using new and innovative technologies.

Your main duty will be writing backend code inline with best practices on the Magento 1 and Magento 2 platform.  Ensuring that code is written to a high quality standard, self-tested and communicating openly with the project management team to ensure that tasks are well scoped, estimated and delivered.

What we need from you–

  • Proven experience as a backend developer
  • Solid experience with PHP, MySQL and a working knowledge of source control, deployment  process and dev-ops.
  • Excellent knowledge in Object Oriented programming and MVC
  • Ability to write clean, reusable and extensible code and tests
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • A good balance of understanding a client’s budget vs the proposed solution
  • Have a minimum of one years’ agency experience
  • Keeping well documented, efficient code and ensuring a clear audit trail of communication.
  • Have experience of taking details of client’s requirements and creating detailed briefs
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision with an ability to plan and prioritise your own time  and workload alongside the project management team to ensure all deadlines and  deliverables are met on time and to the required standard.
  • Have excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively and create  rapport with colleagues, clients and management
  • Provide positive contributions to a team-working environment, in relation to ideas, providing  support to colleagues, building strong working relationships with colleagues, understanding  internal roles and responsibilities.

 Skills we’d love you to have:   

  • Prior experience with Magento 1 & Magento 2
  • Experience with NewRelic, Blackfire.io and other debugging tools
  • Experience with React.js & Redux.js
  • Experience with GraphQL & RabbitMQ
  • Magento Developer Certification
  • Working knowledge of tools such as JIRA

What you’ll get–

  • Quarterly company awards recognise individual achievements and performance bonus
  • To keep those creative juices flowing they provide free fruit and refreshments
  • Free sandwich Friday
  • Regular company events to look forward to
  • Company Pension Scheme, that, like a fine wine, improves over time, rewarding your loyalty over the years
  • Private health plan to make sure you’re well looked after