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Lead Magento Developer

Kathmandu, NepalDevelopment/QA/DevOps/IT

Job description

About Leapfrog

Leapfrog is on a mission to be a role model technology company. Since 2010, we have relentlessly worked on crafting better digital products with our team of superior engineers. We’re a full-stack company specializing in SaaS products and have served over 100 clients with our mastery of emerging technologies.

We’re thinkers and doers, creatives and coders, makers and builders— but most importantly, we are trusted partners with world-class engineers. Hundreds of companies in Boston, Seattle, Silicon Valley, and San Francisco choose us to gain speed, agility, quality, and stability, giving them an edge over their competitors.

About the role

This role at Leapfrog offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to innovative e-commerce projects, collaborate with a talented team of engineers, and drive technical excellence.

Team Leadership
- Provide technical leadership and guidance to the Magento development team, leveraging your extensive experience in software engineering.
- Architect scalable and robust solutions that meet business objectives and industry best practices.
- Mentor and coach junior and mid-level engineers, fostering a culture of continuous learning and development.

Magento Development:
- Lead the development and customization of Magento functionalities to align with project specifications, maintaining code integrity and efficiency.
- Conduct thorough testing and troubleshooting to ensure the robustness and reliability of Magento applications.

- Customize and extend Magento functionalities to align with project specifications, while maintaining code integrity and efficiency.

Coding Standards:
- Uphold coding standards and best practices within the Magento development team, fostering a culture of excellence and innovation.
- Participate actively in code reviews, providing constructive feedback to enhance code quality and performance.

Integration and Collaboration:
- Facilitate seamless integration of Magento with third-party systems, payment gateways, and external APIs, collaborating closely with front-end developers and project stakeholders.
- Work alongside project managers and business analysts to ensure successful project delivery, aligning technical solutions with business objectives and timelines.

Magento Upgrades and Maintenance:
- Stay informed about Magento updates, industry trends, and emerging technologies, guiding the team in adopting best practices and solutions.
- Contribute to Magento version upgrades and routine maintenance tasks, promptly addressing and resolving any issues to ensure uninterrupted service.

Documentation and Knowledge Sharing:
- Create and maintain comprehensive technical documentation for Magento solutions, ensuring clarity and accessibility for team members and stakeholders.

- Facilitate knowledge sharing sessions and technical training programs to enhance the skills and capabilities of the Magento development team.

Job requirements

- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.

- Proven 7+ years of experience as a Software Engineer, with a focus on Magento development, preferably in a leadership capacity.
- Expertise in PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript/jQuery, with a strong command of Magento 2.x.

- Experience with Magento Cloud and hosting environments, familiarity with e-commerce best practices and trends.

- Demonstrated ability to architect and develop scalable, high-performance e-commerce solutions.

- Exceptional leadership and communication skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate team members towards achieving common goals.

- Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities, with a focus on driving results and delivering value to clients and stakeholders.

- Proven track record of collaborating effectively in cross-functional teams, with the flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and project requirements.

- Eagerness to learn and adapt to emerging technologies, with a passion for staying ahead of industry trends and innovations.