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Magento Developer Job Description

Magento Developer job description

Magento developers are responsible for creating, managing, and improving eCommerce websites for their customers. Their responsibilities are enormous, as Magento sites make a huge amount of profit almost all the time. While Magento was created using the PHP programming language, the scale and complexity of its platform go well beyond basic PHP understanding. A completely new mindset and reasoning must be mastered. Magento has sophisticated eCommerce features that Magento developers must learn and practice. Magento is among the most popular eCommerce platforms in the world, and also its popularity has steadily increased over the years.
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Magento Developer Job Brief

We are searching for a talented Magento developer to establish and sustain eCommerce sites for our customers. As a Magento developer, you would be in charge of communicating with the design team, configuring Magento 1x & 2x sites, creating modules and modifying extensions, evaluating the operation of each site, and managing security and feature upgrades once the application is installed.

To be a successful Magento developer, you must have great object-oriented programming skills, Magento development certifications, Java, and the ability to manage projects. Finally, a skilled Magento developer can create and manage a user-friendly eCommerce site that properly fulfills the client's requirements.

Magento Developer Responsibilities

As a Magento developer, your responsibilities will include:

  • Working with the Magento eCommerce platform to develop and maintain high-quality eCommerce websites.
  • Setting goals and tasks for performance.
  • You will also need to be able to effectively communicate with clients and team members to understand project requirements and deliverables.
  • Configuring and customizing Magento themes and extensions.
  • Developing custom Magento modules and integrations.
  • Optimizing Magento performance & scalability.
  • Troubleshooting Magento errors and issues.
  • Providing support for live Magento sites.
  • Updating the features and functionality of existing Magento sites.

Magento Developer Requirements

The primary requirements that a Magento developer should fulfill are:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field.
  • 2+ years of experience as a Magento developer.
  • Expertise in PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Familiarity with Linux/Unix systems.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Expertise in Google Tag Manager, PPC, SEO, Google Analytics, and A/B Testing.
  • Excellent functional skills of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Capability to handle projects and meet tight deadlines.

An experienced Magento Developer better understands the various aspects of Magento development. They would also be aware of the multiple problems that can occur during development and how to solve them. An experienced developer could also provide guidance and support to junior developers on the team. Therefore, skillful and experienced Magento Developers are always the best to pick for work.

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