This position is for our Portsmouth, NH office.

Come join the best web development team in the region as our newest Back-end Web Developer!  You will help Vital maintain existing websites as well as build new ones using the latest in JavaScript, CSS, and HTML technologies. If you thrive on having real world challenges to accomplish big goals while fostering your obsessive need for fast, efficient code and user experience, this is the job for you! Along with coding, you will be responsible for working with project managers and designers on a regular basis to make each project the best it can be.

The Back-end eCommerce and Magento Web Developer will play a crucial role in the development, maintenance, and optimization of our eCommerce platform. As a key member of our technology team, you will work closely with front-end developers, designers, and cross-functional teams to create seamless and feature-rich online shopping experiences. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in backend development, extensive experience with Magento, and a passion for delivering high-quality and scalable eCommerce solutions.

As a Back-end eCommerce and Magento Web Developer, you will…

  • Collaborate with the development team to design, develop, and maintain custom Magento extensions, modules, and themes to enhance the functionality and appearance of our ecommerce platform.
  • Work on server-side logic, database schema, and API integrations to ensure seamless data flow and efficient performance of the ecommerce platform.
  • Identify and implement performance optimizations to enhance the speed, scalability, and security of our Magento-based ecommerce website.
  • Customize and integrate third-party extensions, APIs, and services to meet specific business requirements and improve the overall user experience.
  • Conduct rigorous testing, debugging, and troubleshooting of website issues to maintain a stable and error-free ecommerce environment.
  • Perform code reviews to ensure code quality, adherence to best practices, and compliance with established coding standards.
  • Implement and maintain security best practices to protect sensitive data and ensure compliance with relevant industry standards.
  • Use version control systems, such as Git, to manage codebase and collaborate effectively with the development team.
  • Work closely with front-end developers, UI/UX designers, and stakeholders to translate business requirements into technical solutions and deliver outstanding ecommerce experiences.
  • Stay abreast of the latest trends and advancements in ecommerce, backend development, and Magento to propose innovative solutions and drive continuous improvement.


  • Proven experience in back end web development, with a focus on eCommerce platforms and Magento.
  • Extensive hands-on experience with Magento 2 development, including custom module development and theme customization.
  • Strong proficiency in PHP, MySQL, and related backend technologies commonly used in ecommerce development.
  • Knowledge of ecommerce best practices, such as catalog management, order processing, and payment gateways integration.
  • Familiarity with front-end technologies, including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, to facilitate effective collaboration with front-end developers.
  • Experience with performance optimization, caching mechanisms, and website security in the context of ecommerce platforms.
  • Understanding of RESTful APIs and integration of third-party services into Magento.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail, with the ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Magento Certification (e.g., Magento Certified Developer) is a plus.
  • Experience with other ecommerce platforms (e.g., Shopify, WooCommerce) and their customization.
  • Knowledge of cloud technologies and hosting environments for scalable ecommerce solutions.
  • Familiarity with agile development methodologies (e.g., Scrum) and project management tools.
  • Contributions to open-source projects or active participation in the Magento community.

If you are passionate about eCommerce development and have a solid background in Magento, join our team and be a part of delivering exceptional online shopping experiences to our customers. Apply now and contribute to the success of our dynamic and growing eCommerce platform!