Careers at Klova:
Senior Magento Developer

This role is a full time permanent position working from home.

The Role in Brief

  • Expert Magento 2.0 developer, used to working on Magento Open-Source, Commerce and Commerce Cloud projects.
  • Must have excellent communication skills internally with team and with clients.
  • Proven track record of successful builds and implementations.
  • Must be either Magento Certified or working towards Certification.

Klova Digital Ltd. - Magento Agency Specialising in Magento 2 Commerce

Role Overview

Klova is looking for a Senior Magento Developer who keenly and continuously keeps up to date with the latest Magento software releases.

The ideal candidate will need to be an expert in Magento Development with at least 2 years full-time experience working on Magento 2.x B2B and B2C projects. You will be an accredited Magento Certified Developer or you’ll be ready to take your certification exams. (On-demand Magento U training courses and certification will be supplied to the right candidate where appropriate.)

The successful candidate will also be responsible for advising on the development of our websites with the sales team, and capable of making recommendations and advising on costs for sales proposals. You will take a leading responsibility for new website builds and work closely with the project manager, design team and our content management team.

You’ll be the lead Magento Developer on your own projects, working alongside our front-end developers and integration developers. You will be developing for all editions of Magento including; Commerce, Commerce Cloud and Open-Source editions.

For On-premise editions, the successful candidate will also require good server knowledge with the ability to set up and deploy Magento securely to the server and maintain 99.9% uptime.

In return for your commitment to quality development, Klova will offer you;

  • A competitive salary of £40K to £50K (depending on talent)
  • 100% working from home
  • Flexi-time options when requested
  • 25 days annual holiday, plus 1 extra holiday for your birthday
  • Access to Magento Partner Program; on-demand training and certification

About Klova

Klova Digital is an official Magento Solution Partner based in the UK. We provide a full end-to-end implementation service to B2C and B2B clients across the UK and beyond. Our sales team is closely aligned with the Adobe/Magento Sales team and we are regularly recommended to implement Commerce and Commerce Cloud projects for their enterprise brands.

At Klova, we were early adopters of the “remote working” ethos – prior to the Covid-19 outbreak – to give our team the freedom to work from home and occasionally offer flexible hours to suit their individual lifestyles and family commitments. Following a 6-month trial, we have found that our production has gone up and our team members are happier. It also means that we can attract the best talent from across the country without being restricted by location.

So if you’re looking to ditch the commute and have a better quality of life, Klova can offer you a fantastic and rewarding role.

Key Role & Responsibilities

Required Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with PHP, demonstrating expert knowledge and object oriented programming skills.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with Magento 2.1.x through to 2.4.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with server set up and maintenance.
  • Strong integration and architectural knowledge of the Magento platform.
  • Exceptional problem solving skills.
  • Familiarity with the following preferred: JavaScript, HTML5, XML/ XSL, SOAP, REST, AJAX, CSS3.
  • Experience in developing Magento modules/plugins in PHP, RequireJS and Knockout.
  • Front-end web development experience.
  • Experience in version control.
  • Troubleshooting integration issues.
  • Updating website features and security patches.

Technical Requirements

The ideal candidate will be required to;

  • Develop and configure Magento 2 eCommerce websites for a wide range of industry sectors including B2C, B2B and Multi-site.
  • Have expertise in PHP, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery and HTML.
  • Create Magento themes from Sketch files (using Page Builder).
  • Understand the standard features of Magento, customisations and extensions. You will also be able to clearly communicate scope of implementation with the Sales Team and with external Clients.
  • Build integrations with external systems using Magento API; including ERP, CRM, OMS, payment gateway system, middleware, and other systems.
  • Have expert knowledge of data migration to Magento 2.x from various sources including Magento 1 tools and SEO preservation techniques.

Klova Digital Ltd. - Magento Agency Specialising in Magento 2 Commerce

Project working

The ideal candidate will;

  • Have experience in agile project plans and delivering milestones.
  • Have experience in projects from initial consultancy to go-live.
  • Prepare and provide client-facing technical follow-up calls and documentation to support effective client communications, including data flow diagrams.
  • Work closely with other developers to create standardised processes and solutions.
  • Keep up to date with all industry changes and latest Magento products and extensions.
  • Be a creative thinker who will generate innovative ideas in order to improve delivery.

Desirable skills

  • Knowledge of Google Tag Manager, SEO Preservation, Google Analytics.
  • Build API frameworks that integrate with all major ERP, CRM, and other systems.
  • Demonstrate proven UX and UI experience.
  • Experience of PWA and Headless commerce.
  • Experience with React or VueJS.
  • Ability to setup and maintain LAMP/LEMP stacks on a LINUX operating system (ElasticSearch, Redis, Nginx, Apache, Varnish).

Competencies

  • Ability to set performance tasks and goals and to project manage own tasks, identify risks and work to strict deadlines.
  • Flexible and able to manage changing priorities.
  • Confident communication and presenting skills at board level and with global brands, with an ability to adapt communication style to suit the audience.
  • Experience of working remotely and keeping motivated.
  • Strong attention to detail and understanding of the brief and clients’ unique functional requirements.
  • A good team player who will go the extra mile for their colleagues and clients.

If this sounds like you and you’d like to be considered for this Senior Magento Developer position, we’d love to hear from you.

Please get in touch with your CV and at least 2 examples of previous work that will showcase your talents and experience to hello@klova.co.uk

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