Sr. Magento Engineer



Missouri, KS
Full Time
3y ago

Company Description

DEG, a Merkle Company is a full-service digital agency crafting data-driven, creatively led, and customer-centric experiences that resonate at the point of greatest impact. We fuse creativity, strategy, and technology to transform our clients’ businesses and engage their customers in the moments that matter most.


We are an Adobe Silver Partner and Magento Elite Partner, and we are looking for a Senior Magento Engineer with experience implementing solutions with Magento for a full-time position leading eCommerce project development for a diverse group of interesting companies. You must have at least 3-5 years demonstrated experience building Magento websites for merchants. In addition to some level of relevant technology domain expertise, you must have project management skills and be able to contribute meaningfully to client meetings, deliverables and proposals. 


Senior engineers are primarily responsible for delivering client value by implementing applications and solutions in the digital commerce space. You will build innovative solutions on-time and on-budget with low technical debt. This is a great opportunity to work on complex solutions in a variety of industries and emerging technologies. Contribute to a leading digital consultancies mission and vision by delivering functional applications and services with a high degree of excellence.


We are a growing company with an employee-centric culture and high regard for technology.  Our highly entrepreneurial, collaborative, and dynamic environment is the perfect place for smart, motivated people to make an impact.  With competitive benefits and a dedication to work-life balance, DEG has been named one of the best places to work in the country.


Job Description


The Senior Magento Engineer is responsible for implementing the project from design and functional specifications.  Depending on the project, this may include the following responsibilities:


  • Works with internal and external stakeholders to understand client goals & engineer solutions
  • Maintains local development environment and supports other Magento engineers as needed with their local environments
  • Writes and deploys performant Magento code, both front and back-end
  • Writes and executes SQL scripts and queries as needed
  • Documents work in Jira, Confluence, or other client systems
  • Estimates development tasks during discovery, scoping, planning and development stages
  • Communicates technical dependencies, blocks and risks to project stakeholders and management
  • Interacts with clients and project leads to provide technical direction and recommendations
  • Collaborates with senior engineers and project leads on technical decisions
  • Learns and adheres to company coding standards and conventions
  • Provides valuable written feedback on peers and evaluation of team performance
  • Follows project level design decisions and conventions
  • Manages time effectively to meet deadlines and commitments
  • May configure and deploy projects to various hosting environments for review
  • Provides exploratory and budget estimates as well as feasibility assessments
  • May perform basic server administration and configuration of development and hosting environments



  • 3-5 years of experience building ecommerce solutions with Magento
  • Magento developer certification
  • Experience developing web applications with Magento 2, PHP and MySQL
  • Strong HTML, JavaScript and CSS skills
  • Strong familiarity with git
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and team-orientation
  • Solid problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Fast-learner and self-starter


  • Magento Professional, Professional Plus, or Cloud Professional certifications
  • Experience integrating with 3rd party APIs/web services
  • System administration experience installing and configuring production hosting servers
  • Experience with performance monitoring & improvements
  • BS Degree in Computer Science or related field

Additional Information


  • Multiple health plan options, including supplemental insurance and pre-tax FSAs
  • Life insurance, AD&D, and short- and long-term disability plans with company-paid premium
  • Ample paid time off, holidays, and flex time
  • Fully paid leave for new parents, including maternity, paternity, and adoption leave with financial assistance
  • Additional paid-leave options, like military leave for active duty service members deployed to full-time service and disaster leave for those who experience a natural disaster affecting themselves or their immediate family
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with auto-enrollment and a company-sponsored matching program

DEG, a Merkle Company is an equal-opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


About DEG


Digital is in our DNA. Since our founding in 1999, DEG has become one of the fastest-growing agencies in the country. A member of Dentsu, we are a global, full-service digital experience agency crafting solutions that help national and global brands meet their business objectives. While other shops are now working to grow their digital presences, we were born here.


Our associates are always evolving and finding new ways to collaborate together to solve our clients’ toughest challenges. After all, at DEG the best idea wins—no matter where it comes from.


Here, you can grow and pursue your passions, prioritize your family, contribute to your community, and actively travel. Our “work hard, play hard” mentality provides everyone with a fun, casual work environment that embraces new and better ways of doing things, and new and better things to do for our clients. The result is consistently being named one of the best places to work.


The question you must now ask is: Are you ready to evolve?


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