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Shero Commerce · Ecommerce Backend Developer

Shero Commerce, a full-service, global eCommerce agency, is looking for an experienced back end developer who gets excited about solving varied and complex technical problems.

With offices in New York, London, and Tirana, we have an international team of eCommerce experts from around the world.

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Has working knowledge of Magento & AWS.

  • Has proven experience of past work & results.

  • Is responsible and ambitious, with high goals for yourself.

  • Is curious and a constant learner. You get a kick out of challenging your own thinking.

  • Knows when to defend and when to be flexible.

  • Thrives in a fast-paced, highly flexible environment. You like plenty of variety and complexity in your work.

  • Prefers a team-oriented environment (think orchestra, not rock star).

Role Details

  • Location: Open to candidates in Europe or in the US. Must be able to work Central European or Eastern US business hours.
  • Salary: Negotiable based on experience

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Produce high-quality back end solutions that meet business requirements, on time and within budget
  • Work collaboratively with design, development, management, & QA teams
  • Work on multiple projects
  • Troubleshoot back end issues & provide rapid solutions
  • Follow best practices & coding standards
  • Communicate progress, timelines, & deliverables; give updates & collaborate in Standups & other meetings
  • Participate in Shero mentoring, skillsharing, & Code Clubs
  • Contribute to improvements to Shero development


  • Professional experience on a development team. This is not an entry-level position.
  • Experience with:
    • Magento or other PHP based ecommerce frameworks
    • PHP (Bonus points for being familiar with PHP 8)
    • OOP / Design Patterns / Code architecture
    • MySQL
    • Basic devops skills for LAMP
    • Software architecture
    • Best practices within Code quality, Performance, Security and Maintainability.
    • Profiling, stress testing & performance tuning
    • Unit testing with PHP, and ideally TDD
    • Understanding of behavior-driven development
  • The ability to:
    • Produce clean, well-documented, & standards-compliant code, with an eye toward performance optimization
    • Identify issues, errors, & bottlenecks, and provide solutions

Not Required but Major Bonuses:

  • Experience with:
    • Agile development
    • Other common CMS and frameworks (e.g BigCommerce, Shopify, Wordpress, etc.)
    • AWS Cloud Hosting (EC2/RDS and other technologies)
    • SEO/SEM best practices


  • Paid Time Off, including Holiday/Annual Leave/Vacation Days, Sick Days, & Public Holidays.
  • Additional paid week off between Christmas & New Years Day
  • Emphasis on professional growth, including regular training, Code Clubs, skill sharing, and paid certifications
  • Multicultural team atmosphere, with an emphasis on including and supporting diverse backgrounds and lifestyles
  • **_Additional benefits (insurance, retirement, etc.) depending on your location _**

Why Shero?

What does Shero offer? What does our team love about working here?

  • Limitless room to grow, the way YOU want to. Ecommerce is exploding and Shero is growing quickly. We hire ambitious, curious people who like to challenge themselves. Whether you want to lead a tech team or become a go-to industry expert, we have a place for you at all stages of your career.
  • Support to achieve your goals. Our people love to innovate, and we have the processes in place to support them. You'll learn new skills & technologies regularly. With programs like weekly Code Clubs, we actively promote peer learning. We reinvent areas of business constantly (ask us about our AWS & Alexa Voice projects!), and we have the engineering and architectural background to do it well.
  • A no-reins, true software engineering approach. We practice behavior-driven development, true Agile, and self-organization.
  • Organic diversity & genuine inclusion. Our team represents a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds, abilities, and perspectives. It's one of our biggest strengths. Many employers in our field have to create programs and campaigns to create diversity. But at Shero, it's just who we are. Our co-founders come from different cultures, so true respect for different perspectives has been in our Shero DNA from Day 1. To protect that strength, we go the extra mile to make sure every voice is heard and valued, our policies and benefits are flexible, and our compensation is fair and equitable.
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