Magento Architect

Gorilla is seeking a full-time Magento Architect to join our team. This person will assist in leading our Magento practice, acting as a lead on projects as well as developing the members of our team.


Responsibilities:

  • Working with the Gorilla team on new projects, from initial interaction with clients during the requirements discovery phase through implementation and deployment of the completed project.
  • Leading the technical direction during design and development processes by driving decisions and coordinating efforts with fellow Gorillas.
  • Providing insight and effectively communicating with internal and external stakeholders to demonstrate how the Magento solution will be leveraged to meet client business demands on new projects.
  • Engineering leading-edge systems for clients in a variety of industries, with solutions targeting a variety of customer models including B2B and B2C engagements
  • Provide technical oversight to the development team in order for them to complete development tasks successfully.
  • Perform code reviews according to Gorilla process standards and technical requirements.
  • Act as a subject matter expert as it pertains to website architecture and work with cross-functional teams within Gorilla to help resolve recurring site issues

Requirements

  • Working experience with the eCommerce development process and the ability to create solutions for common questions/concerns on this type of platform
  • Ability to come up with accurate development estimates based on high-level business and/or technical requirements
  • Ability to lead and mentor teams of engineers working on eCommerce solutions
  • A keen interest in emerging technologies and how they might impact future design decisions and strategic directions
  • 7+ years of experience in PHP building object-oriented websites
  • 2+ years of experience with Magento, ideally holding a leadership role on at least 2 full scale Magento project
  • Familiarity with the Model-View-Controller (MVC) architectural pattern, and previous experience developing web applications using this pattern or on existing MVC framework
  • Solid experience interacting with MySQL database systems through abstraction layer (in addition to the ability to write raw SQL queries)
  • Excellent experience using PHP to create and consume web services (SOAP, XML-RPC) and/or other experience implementing data integrations within the platform
  • Strong knowledge of Linux
  • Excellent level of verbal and written communication skills 

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