PHP Software Developer

We are looking for a talented eCommerce Software Developer to be responsible for building and maintaining features on our recently launched website hosted on Magento’s Enterprise Cloud platform. This is a unique opportunity to be part of an exciting and growing team tasked with creating an industry leading online experience. You would report to our Director of eCommerce, Trail Techworks division, and work out of our newly opened Gastown office.

About Trail Techworks

Trail Techworks builds and operates the technology that powers Trail Appliances – Western Canada’s largest independent appliance retailer.

Our mission is transformation. We are evolving Trail Appliances and its sister brands (Trail Appliances Builder Division, Edmonds Fine Appliances, and Y.Franks Appliances) from bricks-and-mortar retailers into omni-channel retailers that can serve their customers when, where and how they want.

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What we offer

  • Flexible work schedule

  • Casual and open work environment

  • Awesome Gastown workspace

  • Competitive salary and benefits package

  • Regular social events with a great team culture

  • Work with a high-performing team of people who are passionate about their work

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Customize Magento 2 by building custom modules while following Magento standards

  • Provide technical expertise and recommendations in assessing new initiatives to support and enhance our digital experience

  • Work with the Product Manager to create technical specifications and build mock-ups of proposed solutions

  • Embrace a culture of continuous improvement and A/B testing

  • Assess and implement new technologies and frameworks

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Proficient with modern web technologies such as JavaScript, jQuery, HTML5, and CSS3

  • Experience with Magento both front-end and backend – preferably Enterprise edition

  • Experience with PHP, MySQL and Linux

  • Experience in the development and implementation of standards, procedures and guidelines to support operational processes

  • Ability to work with REST APIs, SOAP Web services, XML and JSON

  • Good working knowledge of database design

  • Experience with transactional websites and payment technologies

  • Experience with Cloud Services - preferably AWS with Magento Enterprise Cloud

  • Familiarity with the Symfony2 Framework, Apache and Nginx (desired but not required)

  • Familiar with Varnish cache and Fastly (desired but not required)

  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration and Testing (desired but not required)

  • Familiar with Akeneo Product Information Management system (desired but not required)

Experience and Credentials

  • 5+ years of web programming experience, preferably eCommerce related

  • A post-secondary degree in computer science, engineering, or related field

Email resume to or call him at 604-999-3666