Senior Magento Developer & Team Leader

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

Job Description

The role is a key position within the business, responsible for managing the development team to deliver a variety of eCommerce websites for our clients. As point of contact between customers, account managers and developers you will manage the project backlog as product owner, handle sprints and release planning and maintain reliable and accurate timelines with the customer, keeping them up to date with changes.

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 CDA standards
  • Technical liaison between developers, account managers and clients

Technical Skills Required

  • Core skills – full Stack, Magento 1 & 2 Development
  • WordPress Development (Bespoke & Divi)
  • PHP with MySQL
  • Responsive Mobile-first Web Design using Google Materialise and Bootstrap frameworks
  • Advanced HTML/CSS
  • Continuous deployments using JIRA, GIT (BitBucket) and Bamboo/DeployHQ
  • Website speed optimisation using advanced caching technolgies such as Varnish
  • Define the architectural approach and develop the integration between Magento 1 and 2 and 3rd party applications / legacy systems (fulfilment, PIM, payment …etc)
  • Hosting – create hosting, create ftp accounts, setting up SSL’s, Managing DNS records
  • SendGrid and email delivery
  • Mailchimp, create templates
  • Conversion tracking within Google analytics
  • Amazon and eBay integration for Magento and WordPress (M2E Pro)
  • Experience / Knowledge of ERP Systems such as Bright Pearl, Orderwise, LinnWorks

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate for this Digital Project Manager role is likely to have come from either an agency or client-side background within Digital Product Management, with an understanding of UX principles that make a strong eCommerce marketing website. This individual will have a background within development

Our 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
  • Diploma of Higher Education (Preferred)

Benefits

  • Fantastic working environment
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Career development
  • Flexible working hours
  • Social events
  • Free parking
  • Drink fridges & free drinks

Salary & Reporting

  • Competitive: Depending on experience
  • Reports To: Managing Director
  • Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Agency / Management: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Magento Development: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Man Management: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Project Management: 2 years (Preferred)

If you are interested in this job role, please use this form to get in touch with us and send us your CV.