This position is for our Portsmouth, NH office.
Come join the best web development team in the region as our newest eCommerce Development Manager! The eCommerce Development Manager will be a key player in our organization, responsible for leading and guiding a team of developers to deliver high-quality websites built in Magento or WooCommerce. Along with coding, this is a management role; the manager will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, provide technical guidance, and ensure successful project execution. The ideal candidate should possess strong leadership and technical skills, as well as a passion for fostering a culture of continuous learning and innovation.
As an eCommerce Development Manager you will…
- Lead, mentor, and inspire a team of developers, fostering a collaborative and high-performance culture.
- Set clear objectives, provide regular feedback, and facilitate professional growth within the team.
- Oversee the end-to-end development process, including project planning, scope definition, resource allocation, timeline management, and successful product delivery.
- Provide technical expertise and guidance to the development team, ensuring best practices, coding standards, and architectural principles are followed.
- Collaborate closely with product managers, designers, and other stakeholders to define project requirements, provide technical insights, and ensure alignment between development and business goals.
- Ensure the team delivers high-quality, bug-free websites through code reviews, testing strategies, and continuous improvement of development processes.
- Encourage a culture of innovation, staying abreast of industry trends and emerging technologies, and driving the adoption of new tools and techniques to enhance development efficiency.
- Monitor the performance of development projects, identify bottlenecks, and implement strategies to optimize development processes and enhance productivity.
- Facilitate resolution of technical challenges and roadblocks, encouraging the team to find creative and effective solutions.
- Manage developer workload and resource allocation to ensure optimal productivity and project delivery within set timelines.
- Foster effective communication and collaboration between development teams, promoting knowledge sharing and leveraging expertise across the organization.
- Proven experience of at least 5 years at an agency, with solid eCommerce development, and an understanding of software engineering principles and practices.
- Extensive hands-on experience with Magento 2 development, including custom module development and theme customization.
- Previous experience in a managerial or team lead role, demonstrating exceptional leadership and people management skills.
- Strong project management capabilities, with the ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills, capable of effectively communicating technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
- Knowledge of ecommerce best practices, such as catalog management, order processing, and payment gateways integration.
- Experience with agile development methodologies and practices (e.g., Scrum, Kanban).
- Experience with performance optimization, caching mechanisms, and website security in the context of ecommerce platforms.