Senior Developer

Senior Developer


Job Description

Who are we?
StarStock Ltd is dynamic e-commerce start-up that will deliver additional revenue into a struggling drinks industry.

What we are looking for?
I am looking for a Senior Developer to be in charge of all tech-side related work streams. To develop a fully functional E-commerce site, with knowledge of split payments system using PayPal Pro and other Escrow services. Ideal candidate will have strong development capabilities and track record of scaling teams. Exciting opportunity to lead development of a cutting edge product in a new space. Meaningful equity stake for qualified candidate.

Your Technical Knowledge/Skills:
•Very good PHP skills,
•Experience with ecommerce solutions (Magento & Offbiz) and relevant PHP frameworks (Zend, Symfony etc.)
•Experience in building highly scalable and robust software architecture
•Basic skills in system administration and website hosting
•Good command of HTML, JavaScript, JQuery and CSS
•Integrating payment solution by Bank transfer, credit cards, PayPal, Transpact
•Experience of implementing Faceted search/ faceted navigation
•Image optimisation
•Experience of making scalable websites to handle traffic fluctuation
•Experience of working in Continuous Integration (CI) environment
•Experience of maintaining code repository (subversion, git, mercurial etc.)

•Ownership of tech-side of business (website, ecommerce backend, software architecture, hosting and system admin)
•Development of new back-end features
•Implementation of front-end changes

What will I bring:
•Masters in Marketing Management
•10 years drinks industry knowledge
•Start Up & FMCG Background

Key Progress so far:
Market has been validated by my customers. The Wireframes and PRD documents have been completed, so I am essentially putting this business out for tender in order to find the best CTO in London, who is willing to work alongside and build an International Business within 3 years.

•It has been personally funded so far
•Will raise funding from investors (already in place post build)

About you:
•Want to be a part of something big
•Not jaded by technical challenges
•Based in London
•Familiar with Lean methodology
•Experience working in E-commerce environment
•Ability to build a technical team and manage them

If interested please send us in an email with information about you, why you might be interested, where your skills lay and past experience. I will be available to meet during the day in London to discuss this opportunity further.

Skills: paypal