Lead PHP Developer

West One Recruiters
London (North)
From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
12 Oct 2016
28 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Key Skills: PHP Developer, Web Developer, Mobile Developer, Software Developer, CMS / Content Management System, Magento, WordPress, MySQL, GIT, XML, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, web servies, ecommerce. Brief: Are you an experienced Lead PHP developer who is looking for a challenge at one of London’s most dynamic companies? Do you have the motivation and talent to change the face of ecommerce? Our clients are looking for a Senior Magento Developer who will work within their dynamic web development team to build new features and functionality across several of our brand’s online stores. Our clients have one of the largest and fastest growing ecommerce platforms in their sector. You must be proficient in Magento Community Edition, as well as being adaptive, self-motivated, detail oriented and have a minimum of 10 years commercial experience in web development. You are probably right for us if you can hand-code PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript (jQuery/Prototype) and AJAX. You'll also need to have experience with responsive frontend development on Magento. If you’re an experienced Magento developer, this is a chance for you to make your mark on a fast growing business. Responsibilities: Working on new Back-end functionality in Magento using JavaScript and PHP Using cutting edge techniques to deliver beautiful, responsive and feature rich e-commerce sites Able to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment though agile methods Managing a team of front and back end developers Oversee back-end development partners and manage bug fixes & enhancements with 3rd party tools/integrations. Develop and manage responsive experiences on cross-browser, cross-platform devices. Provide oversight and collaborate with other developers and designers to implement new and exciting features on each site. Recommend new desktop and mobile technology solutions to support for each site’s innovation strategy. Requirements: Must have commercial experience with Magento websites, experience working with Wordpress is a bonus. Experience with MySQL/PHP/Apache/HTML5/JavaScript/CSS3 Mobile development and responstive development Full stack experience with Magento, including JS libraries Integration with third-party APIs (shipping, tax, payment, address verification, etc) Past experience dealing with performance issues, browser compatibility and regression testing as well as troubleshooting Experience Creating Modules/Web Services (REST/SOAP)/Integration of backend systems Has worked on multiple e-commerce solutions and is well-versed in e-commerce methodologies and best practices Strong experience with PHP5 and MySQL5 is essential Knowledge of hand-coded standards compliant HTML5, CSS, XML and JavaScript Elements of project management e.g. requirements gathering, time estimates for the tasks, resource management to fulfil the work Managerial experience of leading teams (Senior/Lead roles) Git/SVN experience This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/66873014