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Ecommerce Programmer/Developer - Glasgow

Up to £24,000 Pro Rata - Web Development
Ref: 837 Date Posted: Tuesday 19 Sep 2017
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Ecommerce Developer, Part-time, 12 months, Glasgow

This role is 2 days per week so would suit an eager student looking to begin their trade in web development.

The Company

NDEZ Ltd is a forward thinking web development company established over 20+ years. We have become an industry expert in our field of Ecommerce solutions over the years. Currently we service over 30+ mainly Magento customers in a wide variation of tasks. We are known for our attention to detail, our business focus, technical abilities and analytical approach to our unique solutions. 

The Role

The Ecommerce Programmer/Developer is responsible for being part of a 6 person team (4 back-end, 2 front-end) in the development of the solution for our e-commerce customers, primarily the role will be backend programming initially with PHP then onto learn Magento in parallel, but may involve front-end issues, to implementation, testing, deployment and maintenance. 

He/she will be collaborating with front-end developers and marketing to produce outstanding user experiences, developing and maintaining high traffic e-commerce sites daily. The ideal person is someone who excels in a problem solving, data driven, attention to detail in a  dynamic environment and is also an all-around team player.

Training will be provided internally or if required with online courses/similar but can be discussed with the successful applicant as required.  

Initally this is a part-time position 2 days a week, could lead to full-time position in the company and term of employment initially 12 months. 

Responsibilties

  • Monitor and optimize site performance, stability and security
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues with existing custom codes
  • Customize and deploy Magento extensions and themes
  • Develop new technology through custom development
  • Work with UI/UX designers on implementing site changes
  • Support maintenance of the site via our ticket support system
  • Utilize web services to integrate with 3rd party applications
  • Keep Magento up to date and upgrade to the latest releases
  • Collaborate with Sales/Marketing, other developers and 3rd party resources to develop new ways to enhance functionality and increase conversions
  • Liaise with customers to resolve issues and advise

Candidate Requirements

Essential

Knowledge of PHP and/or Magento a bonus, HTML, Javascript, CSS
Knowledge of responsive design standards
Worked with source control version system (GIT)
Knowledge of XML-RPC, REST, SOAP and other web services
Knowledge of Apache, MySQL, Nginx, Varnish, Redis
Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Desirable

  • A team player
  • Passionate about new technology
  • Knowledge of caching and CDN implementation
  • Past experience of working with e-commerce platforms/CMS platforms a plus 
  • Available to work from 9am to 5pm in our office

Perks

  • Fun, collaborative environment
  • Casual dress code
  • Free Coffee and Tea
  • Pension 5% of gross annual salary
  • Life Cover
  • 28 Days holiday (pro-rata) plus 9 statutory days 
  • Close to City Centre - 10 - 15 minutes walk
  • Close to station - 5 minutes walk - SECC

How to apply

Please include a cover letter along with your CV, demonstrating your experience of the following:

  • Exposure or practical work in programming (back-end, front-end), ideally freelance
  • Proven track record to apply yourself to a task

Applicants must also be eligible to work in the UK for at least the next 12 months.

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