Magento Tech Lead

Employment Status: Full-time
Location: White Plains, NY (partial remote possible)
Salary: Based on experience

ABOUT MEDIASPA

mediaspa is an award-winning ecommerce agency focused on strategy, design, development, and optimization of ecommerce experiences, specializing in Magento and Shopify Plus. Post launch, we deliver Strategic Support focused on growing merchants with our slate of services. We are fun-loving, hardworking, and consistently expanding our headcount and capabilities. Notable clients include Nespresso, Formlabs, Arizona Iced Tea, and Nine West.

SUMMARY

We’re looking for an important member of the team to provide technical leadership to our Magento projects and team. This individual will contribute to our process through scoping, development, and mentorship. Daily responsibilities will include the scoping of complex builds with multiple integrations, planning and allocating work along with project managers, leading a team on development, and conducting code reviews. Broader responsibilities would include reviewing and establishing best practices for coding standards, deployment processes, automated testing, and knowledge-sharing.

Responsibilities

  • Architect and propose Magento solutions for our clients/prospects
  • Perform a technical analysis of requirements
  • Play a significant role in the requirements gathering, working with Solution Architects and Project Managers to provide technical suggestions and aiding in the creation of functional specifications in collaboration with the project team
  • Work with the Project Managers and QA to triage, and sometimes fix, urgent bugs
  • Mentor junior members of the development team
  • Be our ear on the ground for new integrations and technologies that will accelerate our development practice
  • Conduct PR review and provide feedback to engineers on the code and as to how to better construct it in the future
  • Partake in estimation and project planning process to provide technical input (approach, estimate)
  • Have technical ownership of projects

Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of the Magento System Architecture, Design, Theming, Functionality Enhancements, and Configuration. Magento certifications are a plus.
  • Experience using PHP to create and consume web services (SOAP, XML-RPC) and/or other experience implementing data integrations within the Magento platform
  • Strong experience with MYSQL DB
  • Strong HTML5, CSS3, AJAX, JSON skills & solid programming background in PHP for implementing web technologies
  • Experience in hand-coding JavaScript (ES5/ES6) and jQuery
  • Experience developing sophisticated front-end applications and solving cross-browser, cross-platform, cross-mobile UI issues
  • Understanding of SEO and Accessibility compliance on applications
  • Proven ability to work on multiple projects at the same time
  • Willingness to mentor and lead development initiatives
  • Experience in building reusable components for multiple projects
  • Ability to work with the PMO to help prioritize projects and ensure we have the right mix of skills to effectively deliver on project commitments
  • Understanding of deployment processes and build tools like web pack, grunt, gulp, etc.

Perks

  • Medical benefits, dental, life insurance benefits with optional 401k plan
  • Opportunities to work from home
  • Friday Lunches
  • Snacks and beverages
  • Regular company outings
  • Friendly office dogs
  • Really good people!