Chicago (Headquarters)
Buenos Aires

Manuela Saenz 351, Puerto Madero 

Buenos Aires, Argentina

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© 2019 Melon Technologies

Magento Developer

About the Role

Key Responsibilities

  • Integrate with major external systems including ERP, CRM, OMS, payment gateway system, middleware, and other systems as required by project scope

  • Work with the project lead roles to produce quality code aligning within described work ticket conditions

  • Accept and process work tickets, provide feedback to project leads as necessary or when requested

  • Proactively evaluate work requested and being performed to ensure efforts are aligned with expected project and best practice approach

  • Produce quality code in keeping with best practice methods

  • Maintain alignment with the project leads and communicate as needed to achieve full understanding of effort needed

  • Keep up to date with all industry changes and latest methodology within the commerce industry as applies to coding practices

Basic Qualifications

  • 3-5+ years’ experience with PHP and Magento eCommerce
    2+ years’ experience with Magento 2

Preferred Skills

  • General knowledge of the Magento ecosystem including MCC, MOM, MBI, Magento Shipping and Social – Specific experience in the above is a plus

  • Has an understanding and the ability to function in the Magento ecosystem

  • Strong integration knowledge of the Magento platform

  • Expert PHP and Object-Oriented Programming skills

  • Experience working with the Magento Commerce database and use of the Magento data layer

  • Has leveraged open source LAMP/LEMP stack, particularly PHP and MySQL, and the use of creation of third-party libraries and frameworks

  • Working knowledge of server level infrastructure as applied to Magento

  • Commerce builds including installation/configuration of Apache2, NGINX, Varnish, Redis, Elasticsearch, RabbitMQ and associated prerequisites

  • Familiarity with the following: JavaScript, HTML5, XML/ XSL, SOAP, REST, AJAX, CSS3

  • Strong understanding of Design Patterns

  • Good team player who can work with people of all levels / backgrounds

  • Working knowledge shopping cart development with shipping, payment gateway integration for E-commerce websites

  • Comfortable working with a wide variety of APIs including building of custom endpoints

About Melon

Melon broke into the technology space in March of 2017, focused on efficiently and effectively connecting businesses with their customers using technology. Comprising of more than 30 people, we are an elite, concentrated company of driven technologists focused on producing great work. By utilizing our extensive experience and eliminating the unnecessary overhead of large agencies, Melon is able to provide world-class solutions without bloated budgets or compromised delivery.

We are headquartered in Chicago, with offices in Raleigh and Buenos Aires. As a company, we strive for simplicity and diversity. Simplicity in our work, getting things done and keeping spend to a minimum. Diversity in our thinking and in our hiring, bringing new and unique ideas forward at all times.

Melon's success can be attributed to the core beliefs it was founded on. There are a lot of amazing people out there that have built large agencies and great teams, but who just want to get back to doing great work. We understand how to deliver on some of the most challenging projects. But we are also all too familiar with the costs, politics, and turnover that come with that structure. Melon was built as a way to take all of that knowledge and passion and put it back in an environment where it can thrive.

Why Work At Melon? 

Melon is a growing group of expert technologists who have come together with a single goal: do great work. No nonsense, no drama, just amazing people doing some really cool stuff.

The average Melon employee has more than a dozen years of industry experience. Our US leadership team all have 20+ years of experience working with large agencies and consulting groups serving Fortune 500, large government, and large non-profit clients on complex digital transformation projects. Our expertise isn’t limited to the specific technical skills that are necessary to construct a website. We have a deep understanding of project financials, product positioning, and change management. We don’t just know how to build an application that meets your requirements - we know how to deal with all of the related aspects of getting that application into production and driving users to it.

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Melon (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Melon or an affiliated Melon business may not be eligible for consideration.  

Melon is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. 

Equal Employment Opportunity 

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Melon is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.