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Lead Developer - Magento (eCommerce)

  • Job reference: 51541
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Digital and Development, Front-end and Mobile, Back-end and Testing
  • Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + + bonus

Lead Developer


£60k-£70k + bonus, 25 days holiday etc.

We are currently looking for a Lead Developer for an exciting permanent position with our London based client.
This individual will need to have experience with Website design and development using Magento (CMS), PHP and both front-end and back-end experience.

Our client have recently bought the development in house and have an exciting roadmap planned and currently in the process of building out the team to support this.

Position Responsibilities

  • Maintain, expand and scale current eCommerce website
  • Maintain and enhance architecture against requirements
  • Design and build multiple eCommerce websites from concept
  • Custom build Magento extensions and themes
  • Develop front-end web components using CSS, JavaScript and HTML5
  • Write well-designed, testable, efficient code utilising software development best practices
  • Create and maintain software documentation
  • Cooperate with web designers to match visual design intent
  • Support with budget and effort estimates for new projects

Experience and Skills

  • 3+ years front end website design and development in Magento 1x and 2x (or other CMS platforms)
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in related field.
  • Strong PHP / Object Oriented Programming skills
  • Expert knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript/jQuery, JSON, and XML
  • 4+ years programming experience
  • Strong database architecture skills, MySQL knowledge, experience interacting with database systems through abstraction layer
  • Proficient Linux user, understanding concepts behind LAMP/LNMP stack applications + those Magento uses out of the box (Redis, Elasticsearch, RabbitMQ, etc.), ability to perform basic setup of the stack
  • Mobile web development experience
  • Deep knowledge of cross-browser and platform consistencies/quirks
  • Maintain strong relationships and partnerships with the relevant stakeholders.
  • Experience building major 3rd party systems integrations (ERPs, Payment Gateways, 3PL, etc.)
  • Experience in identifying and implementing performance optimizations, understanding scalability concepts
  • In-depth knowledge of web-application security vulnerabilities and how to avoid them, understanding PCI compliance concepts
  • Demonstrate analytical insights, attention to detail and solution design.
  • Willingness to work hard and smart in a dynamic, fast paced and constantly evolving environment.
  • Clear, concise, high quality written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work within tight timeframes.
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