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Back End Magento Developer - Manchester

  • Job reference: AQIT340
  • Location: Manchester
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: IT
Job description: My Client, an ambitious, fast growing eCommerce company in Manchester, is currently looking for a Back End Magento Developer to work on a permanent basis.

The company is an award winning Magento Solutions Partner with a close knit, but structured and relaxed environment. The team started off with one person, and in a matter of 10 years, has expanded to a full team of Developers, Project Managers, Designers, and Marketing specialists.

Ideally, you'll be based full time in my clients Manchester office, they work collaboratively and want everyone in the team to benefit from your experience. They can help with relocation if required. However, as this is a very specific set of requirements, they will support remote working for the right candidate.

Required skills:

* Ability to produce clean, well-documented, efficient, and standards-compliant code.
* Strong commercial experience with PHP
-OOP
-Design Patterns
-Design principles (e.g SOLID)
-Frameworks (e.g. Zend, Symfony)
-OpCode Caches
-Composer
* HTML markup and best practice.
* Version Control (VCS)
-Advanced usage of VCS (e.g. rebase, cherry picking, branching strategies)
* Magento
-Developing custom Magento extensions
-Performance improvements
-Indexing (including Enterprise indexers and debugging indexing performance issues)
* Caching (including the various storage mechanisms available and debugging cache usage)
* System Integrations (e.g. to WMS, CRM)
* MySQL/other RDBMS
-Server tuning
-Indexes
-Performance tuning of queries
* HTTP Protocol
-Cookies
-Response codes
-Secure layer and encryption options.

* Linux

-Nginx / Apache configuration
-Varnish
-Vagrant
-Shell Scripting
-Redis
-Memcached

* Performance Optimisation
-Application Profiling
-Tools e.g. XHProf, Blackfire, New Relic
* Full software lifecycle
-Security
-SQL Injection
-Encryption
-XSS
-PCI Compliance
* Javascript
-Frameworks (e.g jQuery)
-OOP
* CSS
-Compilation (e.g. SASS/Less)
-Continuous integration
-Automated testing e.g PHPUnit, PHPSpec
-Application Architecture (e.g. SOA, microservices)


What we offer:

22 days holidays + bank holidays
Your birthday off as an additional day holiday
One additional day of holiday for every year worked (capped at five days)
Flexible working
free ticket to our annual conference Mage Titans
Perkbox benefits
Free office fruit basket
Referral scheme (cash bonus)
Private healthcare
Childcare vouchers
Discounted gym membership
Annual free eye test and contribution to glasses/contact lenses
Regular appraisals and personal development plans
Relaxed environment/dress code
Company sponsored social events
On-site training with Magento specialists
Frequent internal training/knowledge sharing sessions.
Funding for Magento certification
Company pension

If you are interested in this role, please call Andy at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208958 or email andrew.quinney@servicecare.org.uk