Job Description :
Magento Architect

Columbus, OH


Rate: Open + expenses.

LiveArea is looking for a Magento Architect that has a strong foundation in PHP and MySQL on a Linux platform. This person will have experience working with an application from the operating system through coding from backend to front. The Magento Architect is responsible for designing complex technical solutions and providing technical expertise across multiple projects to meet client B2C and B2B requirements. This individual must have proven experience creating scalable, maintainable, and well documented solutions based on the Magento software platform and/or other PHP-based platforms. As an active team member, a successful Solutions Architect will create complex site architectures to support multiple integration points, oversee the implementation of the design, attend client discovery meetings, estimate new projects, explain highly technical concepts to clients and non-technical teammates, and help resolve technical issues as needed.

Responsibilities include:

· Provide solution architecture for the business problem, platform integration with third party services, designing and developing complex features for clients' business needs.

· Utilize understanding of Magento's code structure and extension architecture to develop sound technical strategies.

· Assist sales teams in project estimation and questions that arise during the pre-sales process.

· Engage with business stakeholders to understand required capabilities, integrating business knowledge with technical solutions.

· Thorough understanding of Mobile First, Responsive Web Design, and UX concepts with the ability to put them into practice.

· Experience designing and implementing thorough development and testing workflows.

· Able to quickly learn new processes, software, and technology and apply it to your daily routine

· Have experience optimizing web server configurations and scaling web applications.

· Looking for a chance to create engaging and interactive e-commerce applications.

· You love building both back-end and front-end code for new or existing web applications.

· You stay ahead of web developments and trends and are passionate about collaborating with like-minded teams of engineers to share your interests.


· Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a closely related field strongly preferred; Master’s degree preferred.

· Experience in project and solution estimation and team structure definition.

· Engage with business stakeholders to understand required capabilities, integrating business knowledge with technical solutions.

· Broad knowledge of program, project and knowledge management processes and tools.

· In-depth experience in translating account needs into a strategic implementation plan.

· Demonstrated skills in negotiation and leadership. Demonstrated excellence in written and oral communications, including presentations to senior management.

· Must possess a comprehensive and detailed knowledge of issues within the Internet economy, which may include third-party solution providers and competitors.

· Experience in defining new architectures and ability to drive an independent project from an architectural stand point.

· Demonstrated ability to work comfortably with senior and peer management.

· Deep expertise in on-line, on-demand technologies and cutting-edge training methods.

· 7+ years’ PHP/Magento development experience required . Ideally, Magento Certified and experience with Magento 2.

· Proficiency with PHP frameworks such as Zend framework.

· In depth experience with HTML/CSS, JavaScript & JQuery, XML, MySQL, PHP.

· Proficiency with PHP and MySQL from an OOP perspective, database schema design, LAMP Server administration.

· You want to participate in project planning, design review, and architectural meetings.

· Competent knowledge of e-commerce data organization and relationships.


· Professional – unquestionable integrity, credibility, and character; Who has demonstrated high moral and ethical behavior.

· Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills.

· Demonstrable ability to provide consulting services.

· Must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy, a big-picture vision and the ability to articulate a vision of the total solution both internally and externally.

Disclaimer: The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification. Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time