Remote Backend Magento Developer


Backend Magento Developer

Abut Pinpoint
We’re all about Magento. Since 2010, we’ve worked with leading UK and international brands including Casio, Osprey Europe and Sue Ryder to build ‘next level’ eCommerce stores. But more than that, we’re a team of refreshingly relatable individuals, the type of people you’ll actually enjoy working alongside. 
As an Official Magento Solutions Partner, team Pinpoint are highly competent in Magento eCommerce consultancy and development services. One of only 13 certified Professional UK partners, we hold more certifications per-head than any other UK Magento agency.
Pinpoint are an idhl connected agency, proud to be one of the award-winning specialists that form this growing Group. Our team is expanding, and we want to attract and retain the very best industry talent to build upon our team of Magento experts.

Your role and responsibilities
  
We’re on the lookout for a pro-active, talented and self-motivated Backend Developer to join Team Pinpoint. Working alongside our team of developers, your role will involve:
  
  • Developing and delivering new and existing Magento eCommerce stores through retainer and build projects that are on time and in budget
  • Writing high quality, self-tested backend code in line with best practice on the Magento 2 platform
  • Working collaboratively with our frontend developers to create and implement bespoke extensions and solutions
  • Helping drive Pinpoint forward with the use of new and innovative technologies
  • Working alongside our project management team to facilitate new work including the writing of functional specifications
  • Where needed, be comfortable with client facing meetings where you will be responsible for presenting your work, taking feedback and guiding our clients to the best solution
  • Building and managing relationships with internal teams and our clients
  • Maintaining a full understanding and following company processes, policies and contractual obligations
What will you bring to the role?
Do you have proven expeirence as a backend PHP developer? If you thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, this role could be for you.
We need you to have…
  • Experience with PHP, MySQL and a working knowledge of source control (GIT), deployment processes and dev-ops
  • Knowledge in Object Oriented programming and MVC
  • Ability to write clean, reusable and extensible code and tests
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to breakdown project requirements into logical steps
  • The ability to balance a client’s budget with the proposed, optimum solution
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to accurately record time spent against tasks
  • Experience of taking client requirements to create detailed briefs
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision to plan and prioritise your own workload in line with deadlines and alongside our project management team
  • Second to none communication skills with the ability to build rapport with colleagues and clients

While not essential, we’d also love you to have…
  
  • Experience with Magento 1 and Magento 2
  • Experience with NewRelic, Blackfire.io, XDebug and other debugging tools
  • Experience with GraphQL and RabbitMQ
  • Magento Developer certification
  • Experience with API integrations
  • Working knowledge of tools such as JIRA
  • A minimum of one year’s agency experience
  • A background in eCommerce
  • Knowledge or experience with headless solutions
Training and progression
People make the difference, and our people make us different. That’s why investing in you is a top priority.
  
Working with leading professional bodies, we provide the opportunities to expand your skill set alongside regular workshops, lunch and learns and tailored personal development plans.
  
Pinpoint perks
  
Our culture encourages both hard work and fun along the way. While independence is a big part of this role, we want a team player – someone who will slot in with our culture.
  
Priding ourselves on the range of benefits we provide, we want to ensure you’re always satisfied:

  • Performance based bonus
  • Quarterly company awards
  • Free fruit and refreshments
  • Monthly free sandwich Friday
  • Regular company events
  • Team welcome lunch
  • Company pension scheme
  • Private health plan
  • Annual leave purchase scheme
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