Job: Full Stack Developer

You're the right person for this role if you're a passionate problem solver. You're someone that LOVES digging into the the most challenging technical issues. You're not satisfied with "that's the way we've always done it" but instead you seek out new ways to add significant value through programming custom Magento features, themes, and integrations and leading projects and retainers through to completion.

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Classy Llama (Verified billing information)
Full Stack Developer
Remote within United States
Magento 2 Technical Lead
$90k - $150k/year

We get it. You’re the type of person that LOVES digging into the hardest problems and figuring out the most logical, efficient answer (aka beautifully written code) possible. You pride yourself on being the expert in any situation. And when you find that you’re not the expert, you are more excited than frustrated because that means you get to dive in and learn what you need to learn to become the expert.

So …

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(If you're concerned with the perks and benefits and what the organizational structure/philosophy is - we get it - scroll down to check them out - then scroll back up to see what you'll be doing while enjoying all the pizazz of being a part of Llama Nation.)


  • PHP object-oriented programming
  • Extensive experience customizing the frontend and backend of the Magento platform (versions 1 and 2)
  • Knowledge of vanilla Magento feature set and configuration
  • Knowledge of Magento and PHP best practices
  • Competent with MySQL-based database concepts
  • Experience with Git version control
  • Strong proficiency in JavaScript
  • Multi-store e-commerce implementations
  • e-commerce data organization and relationships
  • Web services integrations (REST/SOAP)
  • Comfort working with Linux-based systems
  • Caching and scaling techniques
  • Proven experience functioning in a technology environment with a relatively high degree of autonomy and expected to exercise good judgment in difficult and sometimes stressful situations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong personal leadership ability
  • Ability to work well in a team development environment
  • Passionate about technology with a sharp attention to detail
  • Knowledge of PCI/PA-DSS compliance issues is a plus
  • Experience administering LAMP stacks is a plus
  • Proficiency with Mac OS X (our primary development environment) is a plus


  • 5+ years of hands-on Magento experience
  • Strongly prefers M2 Certified+ certification
  • 4+ years of MySQL or other relational database experience
  • 3+ years of web development experience
  • Proven ability to construct scalable Magento modules
  • 3-5 years of PHP and Zend Framework experience
  • 3-5 years Experience working with a version control system such as Git
  • 3+ years Knowledge of HTML, JavaScript (preferably Knockoutjs, jQuery, and Requirejs) and CSS

Abridged List of Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Review backlog and provide scopes and estimates for clients
  • Lead Magento projects and retainers through to completion
  • Client conversations about features and technical recommendations
  • Program custom Magento features, themes, and integrations
  • Work with other developers reviewing code, mentoring technical skills, and building custom Magento software
  • Work with Project Manager to communicate technical dependencies
  • Developing new projects built using the Magento platform
  • Leading ongoing reviews of business processes and developing optimization strategies
  • Identify quality community extensions
  • Architect new Magento bids
  • Triage and investigate unexpected problems in production environments

Why it’s Awesome Being a Llama

  • Teammates and leaders that connect with and empower you
  • Unlimited Coffee and (mostly) healthy snacks
  • Full transparency from all levels of leadership
  • Personal Development Library
  • Llama Birthday lunches
  • Monthly team lunches
  • Ping Pong table and Oculus VR and the occasional appearance of retro gaming systems
  • Creative Commons area with comfy chairs and couches


  • Insurance: We offer excellent group health insurance plans for you and your family, as well as life, dental, and vision insurance options.

  • Fitness: We encourage all of our Llamas to take care of themselves both inside and outside of the office by reimbursing up to $25 per month for gym/fitness memberships.

  • Food: Llamas love food. So naturally, we have food-related perks. We have built relationships with several local farmers and bakers that provide fresh, locally-produced milk, meat, and sourdough bread (It’s incredible!) delivered right to the office.

  • Gadgetry: We provide our Llamas with MacBook Pros for both in-office and home use. If you’d like, we also provide convertible standing desks. Don’t want the gadgetry perk to stop there? We also are able to extend our discounts at the Apple Store and Staples to our Citizens.

  • Financial: We also offer a 401k savings plan.

Why do we exist? We cultivate powerful, caring people who drive value for those around us.

How do we behave? We are loving people who operate with courageous integrity and passionate ownership.

What do we do? We build, maintain, and grow eCommerce solutions for our clients.