About Us

Who are Pinpoint?

Experts in eCommerce, specialists in Adobe Commerce and BigCommerce. As an award-winning agency, we develop websites and strategies that enhance performance and create unforgettable experiences.

As part of idhl – Prolific North’s #1 Digital Agency 2022 and 2023  - Pinpoint is one of the specialist agencies that form this growing Group. Working with brands across the world, team Pinpoint support the likes of Casio, Leeds United and Beanbag Bazaar.

What are the benefits of working with us?

Employee well-being is high on our agenda. Our people are at the heart of everything we do and make us who we are. Ensuring you’re always well looked after, we offer:

  • Performance based bonus schemes
  • 26 days holiday plus bank holidays and a birthday lie-in
  • Two additional days for wellbeing and a volunteering day
  • Additional annual leave purchase scheme
  • Hybrid working (a mix of office and home based for many of our roles)
  • Flexible working scheme
  • Company pension scheme and health care cash plan
  • Private health care dependent on length of service
  • Clear training and progression programme
  • Regular company events and awards
  • Employee perks portal
  • Plus many more, visit our careers page for more details

Training and Development 
  
Investing in our people is of the utmost importance to us. Harnessing potential, we want to improve your job satisfaction and endeavour to support your career aspirations with our training and development programme.

We’re continually striving to be an inclusive employer, one that provides equal opportunity and fair access that enables us to attract, develop, and retain the very best people irrespective of background, beliefs, or personal characteristics.  We believe it is our differences that come together and make us stronger and successful as an organisation.

About The Role

Your role as Backend Magento Developer:

As a Backend Magento Developer at Pinpoint, you will be integral to the team by:

Programming

  • Applying Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) practices including abstract classes, interfaces, and design patterns to write high-quality code
  • Demonstrating an understanding of the Model-View-Controller (MVC) and client-server model, and effectively working with applications that employ these concepts
  • Navigating frameworks like Magento and Laravel adeptly, and leveraging your familiarity with them to build features for both new and existing applications
  • Utilizing dependency and package management tools such as composer and npm effectively
  • Adhering to code styles and standards such as PSR0 and PSR2, and writing code to meet agreed specifications

Database Expertise

  • Displaying a knowledge of datastore concepts, object and data modelling techniques, and design principles, and applying these skills to complex query and data manipulation tasks
  • Translating object and data models into suitable datastore schemas within the context of design constraints
  • Recognizing database performance concerns and bottlenecks, such as locking and normalization issues
  • Creating and modifying database structures and content via code

Performance Optimization

  • Consistently prioritizing performance when writing code and implementing best practices to prevent bottlenecks
  • Implementing effective caching strategies and efficiently using in-memory object caching techniques
  • Effectively utilizing debugging tools like xDebug and profiling tools such as Blackfire to identify and address performance bottlenecks
  • Demonstrating familiarity with load testing tools like Gatling and monitoring tools like New Relic to ensure optimal application performance
  • Facilitating the growth of PHP expertise across the team through effective code reviews and recommended learning resources

Devops Understanding

  • Demonstrating a strong grasp of version control, particularly Git, and its advanced commands, and utilizing it for seamless collaboration
  • Managing OS maintenance in both local and shared development environments
  • Utilizing virtualization and containerization tools such as Docker effectively

Team Collaboration

  • Excelling as a team player with a clear understanding of your role, shared responsibilities, and individual obligations. You actively collaborate to achieve optimal results
  • Delivering high-quality solutions within the team, contributing to both small and medium-sized tasks with guidance from more experienced colleagues

Communication and Ownership

  • Communicating proficiently during stand-ups, via email, Slack, Teams, Jira, and other channels. You respond articulately to queries from technical and non-technical team members
  • Demonstrating ownership by taking responsibility for your work and adhering to high standards
  • Accurately tracking time spent on development tasks and providing estimates for both smaller and larger work items

Pinpoint is dedicated to nurturing a collaborative and innovative work environment where every team member is valued and contributes to our shared achievements. If you are passionate about software development, eager to learn, and committed to delivering superior solutions, we encourage you to apply.

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