Fullstack Magento Developer

IT – Software Development
Cape Town – Western Cape

A thriving e-Commerce Solution Company in Cape Town is looking for a talented and driven backend/Full Stack Magento Developer with extensive PHP experience, who can thrive in our fast-paced and agile environment. As part of our development team, you will play a key role in building and maintaining a variety of e-commerce sites for an extensive client portfolio. You must have a diploma or degree / NQF level 6 or 7 in IT or Computer Science, official Microsoft/Sun certificates and 3+ years PHP experience. Have experience with RequireJS, KnockoutJs, jQuery, Symfony, Composer, Less, CSS, Grunt, MySQL, XML and PHPUnit preferred, Cloudflare / CDN experience, API-based service integrations and extensions experience and Magento Certifications are advantageous.
Delivery of Solutions:
  • Building and configuring multiple eCommerce websites.
  • Coding of the Magento templates with functional design in collaboration with
  • CRM, Client experience and performance teams.
  • Developing Magento modules in PHP using best practices.
  • Designing themes and interfaces.
  • Troubleshooting integration issues.
  • Updating website features and security patches.
  • Building modules and customising extensions.
  • Setup and configure dev environment components such as Redis, Memcache, Varnish, New Relic, with 3rd party custom software integrations.
  • Code deploys via Github. Pushing and pulling code to environments.
Achievement of Project and Task Assignments:
  • Engage with various CRM, performance and collaborating team members to manage specific processes within the development lifecycle.
  • Setting and delivery of performance tasks and goals.
  • Meeting project and retainer deadlines and budgets.
  • Testing site performance and performing Code sign off/review before commits created in Github.
  • Code releases from development environments to production on a live release schedule.
Customer and Team support:
  • Maintaining Site security.
  • Backend debugging and programming for problem resolution.
  • Feature updates.
  • Working to support the rest of the dev team with complex issues.
  • Assign, action and monitor customer support cases.
  • Communicating effectively and reliably around tasks, deliverables etc.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Diploma or degree / NQF level 6 or 7 in IT or Computer Science, official Microsoft/Sun certificates.
  • PHP 3+ years of experience.
Minimum Experience:
  • Full software development cycle, from planning to deployment.
  • JavaScript is a must for front-end development.
  • Experienced with Git and/or SDN pushing/pulling code to development environments.
  • Develop full stack on modern LAMP frameworks with clean, self-documenting, and well documented code, experience with RequireJS, KnockoutJs, jQuery, Symfony, Composer, Less, CSS, Grunt, MySQL, XML and PHPUnit preferred.
  • Cloudflare // CDN experience.
  • API-based service integrations and extensions experience is advantageous.
  • Magento Certifications is advantageous.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Ability to research solutions via various online platforms i.e., Stack Exchange.
  • PHP development with strong object-oriented programming knowledge.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously.
  • Extensive LESS & CSS knowledge.
  • Critical and Systematic thinker.
  • Teamwork and collaborator.
  • Resilient and stress management.
  • Performance and results driven.
  • Quality and detail excellence.
  • Hardworking and never give up attitude.
  • Reliable & good communicator.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Planning and Prioritising.
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail. 
  • Ability to handle related administrative tasks.