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Shopify Developer

Date Posted: 5/21/2020

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Job Description

Build and deploy new and cutting-edge features for our Shopify storefronts and interfaces to integral systems and technologies, including but not limited to order management system, warehouses, and financial systems.  Globalize our Shopify ecosystem by modifying existing Shopify apps and interfaces to meet territory specific requirements or developing new Shopify apps and interfaces as needed.  Build systems integrations with various other consumer marketing platforms (CRM, AdTech, MarTech, Customer Service Tech).

Write technical user stories and convert user stories into deliverables. Provide estimates to the required level of accuracy for stories and tasks.  Test deliverables against a user story's acceptance tests.  Create technical documentation. 


Solid understanding of Shopify and general eCommerce technologies.

Strong proficiency in modern design patterns and development languages including JavaScript, Typescript, Python, HTML5, CSS3, and Ruby. 

Proficiency in responsive design principles. 

Strong knowledge of APIs, webhooks, and general data transfer approaches.

Ability to identify areas that can be streamlined or automated. 

Ability to write unit tests when implementing user stories and design/develop code for testability. 

Solid grounding with common design patterns and development best practices. 

Ability to multi-task, problem solve, and execute tasks with accuracy in a fast-paced agile environment.

Knowledge of ecomm technology landscape and associated stacks (shopping cart, OMS, IMS, WMS, payment, tax engine, etc.). 

5+ years Shopify backend & frontend development with focus on backend; Shopify Plus experience a plus, one or more provable Shopify certifications preferred.

Front end frameworks React, Shopify's Polaris and jQuery.  NodeJS, JavaScript (ES2019+), ESLint and coding standards, Typescript. 

·        Task runners, build tools, and bundlers like Gulp/Grunt/Webpack/etc.

·        Containerization, docker, docker-compose, swarm, kubernetes.

·        Experience integrating with REST/GraphQL/3rd party libraries.

·        Data applications using Fetch/AJAX/JSONP with JSON/XML/HTML content. 

·        Auth technologies a plus: SAML/OAuth/OpenID. 

·        Proficiency with relational databases such as PostgreSQL and MySQL/MariaDB. 

·        A strong understanding of database management and performant database design.

·        Version control systems (Bitbucket/GitHub). Continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD) with tools like Github, and BitBucket.


We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Philadelphia, PA
  • Job Type:I.T.
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:5/21/2020
  • Contact: Melanie Delaney (518) 528-7828
  • Pay Range: $0.00 - $0.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JO-2005-90621