November 21, 2014 By Alyssa,
Digital Operative is a fast-paced, energetic digital agency located in San Diego. We are hiring for a Senior PHP/Magento Developer, to add on to our very strong technical team for the growth of our organization. We are looking for someone who is passionate and excited about the latest and greatest technologies. You'll be learning our existing methodologies and applying your own to ensure that DO is producing best-in-class technologies on all of its products. You will get your hands dirty working on web, mobile, and ecommerce. We offer a very friendly and encouraging atmosphere for you to ideate and develop your skills. You will be working with very qualified and experienced pool of people to drive products. Candidate is required to have strong interpersonal skills with ability to work and deliver. DO is one of the fastest growing businesses in San Diego. We pride ourselves on our collaborative environment that values fun as much as the bottom line. This is your chance to be part of an exciting and passionate team of Doers.

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  •  Comfortable trouble shooting critical production issues
  •  Ability to produce clean, well-documented, efficient, and standards-compliant code with an eye towards performance optimization
  • Define, design, develop, integrate, test, deploy, maintain, troubleshoot, and enhance applications and tools written in PHP, C#, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Drupal and other languages as necessary
  • Write secure code and exercise good judgment in handling sensitive data
  • Embrace emerging standards while promoting best practices
  • Maintaining a high awareness of industry issues and trends, particularly in regard to accessibility, usability, and emerging technologies; keep team members informed as appropriate, with a view to incorporating these in future projects
  • Writing technical software requirements as needed
  • Implementing and maintain implementation of Magento best practices
  • Evaluate developer code quality and provide input for performance evaluations
  • Mentoring Junior Developers as needed
  • Understanding client short and long term goals and recommending a solution
  • Setting up, configuring and optimizing enterprise level ecommerce software and servers
  • Developing custom modules for integration into ERP, accounting, fulfillment and marketing systems
  • Integrating user interface designs, flows and processes
  • Paying attention to software development process practiced by the team and help improve it so we deliver products on time with quality
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement by learning, applying and educating team on software best practices.
Required Skills
* 5-7 years of experience building scalable robust web or ecommerce applications
  • LAMP
  • PHP/PHP5
  • Experience Setting up and configuring: MySQL, Apache, APC and Memcached
  • CSS/CSS3 and J-Query
  • XML
  • AJAX
  • Javascript
  • Zend Framework
  • Linux
Desired Skills
  • Magento Developer Certification
  • In-depth knowledge of PCI compliance and other e-commerce industry topics
  • Knowledge of optimization, caching, and scaling techniques
  • Multi-website, store view deployment
If you're qualified for this role, let us tell you why you would want to work for Digital Operative:
  • Collaborative work environment
  • Modern office space
  • Team lunches
  • Free snacks and drinks (coffee and energy drinks!)
  • Plethora of whiteboards
  • Foosball
  • Internal project time
  • Flex-time
  • Progressive vacation policy
  • Pet friendly
  • Paid holidays
  • Company events
  • Health and dental benefits.

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