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Front End Developer (Magento)

  • Job reference: 26357
  • Location: Manchester
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Digital and Development
  • Salary: £300 - £400 per day

Front End Magento Developer - Manchester - Initial 3 Month Contract

Our innovative Manchester based client are presently one of the fastest growing companies in the UK. They are currently looking for a new Magento Developer to help expand and develop their current systems. Their ideal candidate is someone who can add new ideas, experience, energy and enthusiasm into the mix. The successful candidate will need to enjoy and thrive from working in a fast paced environment and work well under pressure.

Specific Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Frontend Magento development within an Agile team for both website and mobile
  • Collaborate with Business Analysts, Scrum Masters and Project Managers to facilitate project delivery
  • Evaluate existing development processes, identifying inefficiencies, bottlenecks and proposing solutions
  • Coordination, assessment and planning of releases into Production environments
  • Peer review of code from both internal and third party Software Engineers, promoting best practices and quality of code
  • Any other activities as outlined by the Development Manager or Head of Development

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

Essential:

Strong experience in knowledge of:

  • XHTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript and frameworks (such as JQuery and Prototype)

  • Frontend development, particularly responsive websites and workflow tools like SASS and Grunt
  • Experience in Magento theme modification, best practices and layout updates using XML
  • Experience of using project management tools such as JIRA
  • Comfortable working with Git or another version control system in a team environment
  • Happy using the command line interface as part of your workflow.
  • Knowledge of Agile software development methodologies
  • Be able to self-manage their own workload
  • Ability to multi-task and juggle both individual tasks as well as oversee team tasks
  • Attention to detail and pride in your work
  • Clear verbal and written communication
  • Be a self-starter and able to work on your own initiative
  • Be able to influence and lead by example


Desirable:

  • Magento Frontend Certification
  • Current JavaScript frameworks, such as NodeJS, KnockoutJS or ReactJS
  • Knowledge and the willingness to cross-train in other languages and technologies
  • Basic PHP
  • Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Mentoring other developers

KeyWords : Magento, Front End, Developer, Javascript, CSS, XHTML, PHP, JQuery, Prototype, SASS, Grunt, XML

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