Randstad Jr Magneto Programmer in Austin, Texas

Jr Magneto Programmer


Austin, TX

Date Posted:

Monday, October 3, 2016

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Randstad Technologies

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Job Title: Jr. Web Developer - Magento/PHP

Education Level: Relevant Degree & 3+ years of relevant experience

Job Status: Full Time

The Jr Web Developer role is vital to the IT team at this Internet Retailer Top 250 company. This person will be responsible for new feature development, enhancements, and maintenance of new and existing websites (design, development, QA, etc.) using multiple languages and tools. Most importantly this candidate must have a proven track record of development in PHP and in a Magento environment.

The ideal candidate will be able to easily facilitate and create solutions to support high volume ecommerce environments consisting of multiple web sites. This position reports directly to the VP Marketing & E-commerce and will work closely with other key business stakeholders at our fun headquarters located in Austin, TX.

Responsibilities/ Expectations

Ability to work in a team environment, from making pixel perfect sites that meet the design requirements to integrating code with the back-end systems

Ability to adapt quickly and solve problems for a rapidly growing E-commerce business

Ability to architect and manage process to deliver new features and functionality using Magento and PHP

Familiarity with integration of 3 rd party Magento plugins

Familiarity with Wordpress

Strong working knowledge of Photoshop; ability to cut-up comps from the design team

Strong XHTML skills; knowledge of how to use appropriate hooks in XHTML to limit the amount of classes and ID s required on a page

Deep understanding of CSS inheritance and how to use it advantageously

Possess a talent for managing maintainable, scalable and cross-browser code across large sites

Familiar with source control principles and comfortable with Subversion

Understanding and experience using Agile methodology

Experience in building processes to ensure quality process and code from more Junior Developers

Experience using Bootstrap or other responsive design frameworks

Any experience with NetSuite is a plus

Technical Environment

  • Javascript

  • HTML

  • CSS

  • Web Services

  • XML

  • Servlets

  • PHP

  • API Integrations

  • Magento

  • Netsuite (Any experience would be a plus)

  • Wordpress experience

  • Python/Google App Engine

Technical Competency

Understanding of complex ecommerce and website environments and integrations

Mastery of PHP coding language and Magento architecture

Knowledge of and use XML schemas

Ability to create well designed, reusable objects

In-depth knowledge of IE (and other) oddities and how to address them

Understanding and mastery of responsive design code frameworks as it pertains to E-commerce environment

Understanding of E-commerce best practices such as SEO technical optimization and conversion rate optimization

Experience using Tag Management software such as Google Tag Manager

Experience in setting up analytics such as Omniture or Google Analytics

Site speed optimization

Required Experience

Bachelor s Degree in Computer Science from a four year college or university, or equivalent experience required

Experience in managing Development Team and/or responsibility for architecture of Magento/PHP code base

3+ years experience with programming

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Eclipse

  • AJAX

  • jQuery, Prototype, and other javascript frameworks

  • Source Controls

  • Website Management (DNS, Caching, SSL)

  • Familiarity with unit testing best practices including (but not limited to) JUnit

  • PHP

  • JS/CSS

  • .Net / SQL

  • Python/Google App Engine

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