Magento Developer

Location: Detroit, MI

Department: Technology

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Join the Revolution. Work with a company that’s changing the world. Hello Innovation owns and operates a strong set of businesses powered by innovation and change. We are disruptive by design. We love solving the world’s toughest business challenges. It’s in our DNA to change the world and improve lives through our portfolio of companies.

There’s no shame in being ambitious at Hello Innovation; career growth is a priority for us – we help one another climb, we don’t climb over one another. A team-driven environment and high levels of integrity serve as incubators for brilliant minds.

Intrigued? Perfect. We’re hiring like crazy right now, and looking for driven, forward-thinking problem solvers to join our team.

Job Title

Magento Developer

Job Summary

Becoming a Magento developer at Hello Innovation means being passionate about building robust B2B and B2C eCommerce solutions, systems and web based applications. This is a new position and will be an integral part of our development team, reporting to the Director of Engineering and working in parallel with Product Owners to deliver state of the art and innovative technologies to our customers. Ideal candidates will have deep experience with the LAMP stack, JavaScript/jQuery, Magento, HTML, CSS, API platforms and Agile processes.


  • Work closely with product owners to provide direction and guidance on technical aspects of projects.
  • Develop, customize and implement high-quality web solutions that exceed our requirements.
  • Meet project deadlines by understanding and analyzing requirements, designing, developing and testing solutions.
  • Provide status reports and escalate issues as appropriate to the relevant project stakeholders.
  • Contribute to technical solutions and requirements definition.
  • Solve complex problems by contributing to analysis and development of technical solutions.
  • Deploy code into a variety of production environments.
  • Meet regularly with the Director of Engineering to provide status updates, reports on development activity and discuss project/product roadmap planning.

Experience Guidelines

  • At least 4 years experience developing complex web based applications and/or dynamic websites.
  • Fluent in PHP 5, MySQL.
  • Strong Magento experience.
  • Experience and/or knowledge of Agile development methodology.
  • Significant experience working with HTML/DHTML/CSS.
  • Strong experience working with Javascript.
  • Strong experience working with version control.
  • Strong experience working with various API technologies including REST, SOAP.
  • Strong experience working with XML.
  • Experience with high-end, high traffic web applications.
  • Strong conceptual understanding of scalability, performance, and availability.
  • Solid understanding of SQL and ability to write/maintain complex queries.
  • Strong expertise working within the LAMP stack and an MVC framework.
  • Strong visual, verbal, and written communication skills

Compensation & Benefits

  • Great Benefits
    • Our full coverage benefits package is available to all employees and includes health, dental and 401(k).
  • Generous Paid Time Off
    • 15 paid days off to start PLUS additional breaks including 9 paid holidays, a Parental Leave Program, and more!
  • Lunch and Snacks
    • Our kitchen is loaded with snacks, pop, wine & beer, and if you need a caffeine boost we’ve got you covered with our coffee bar!
  • Conferences
    • Knowledge is power, which is why we encourage all employees to check out the latest industry happenings. We’ll cover the cost!
  • Plus much more
    • Flexible working hours, monthly tech talks and weekly fitness classes, to name a few.

Office Location

Detroit, Michigan - in the heart of Greektown!

About Hello Innovation

Our companies and their breakthrough innovations are in the areas of telemedicine, health and beauty, the funeral profession, movie studios, real estate, and genealogy.

Top talent across the world join Hello Innovation for our “change the world" mentality; the opportunity to excel in a performance-driven, fast-paced, and competitive atmosphere; the chance to be surrounded by peers and leaders that inspire, motivate, and innovate; and a philosophy that weaves community involvement into its fabric.

If you are interested in joining a profitable, growing, and dynamic company - we want to hear from you!

Hello Innovation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other classification protected by Federal, State or local law.

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