Spanx, Inc.

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Back-End Web Developer

Back-End Web Developer

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Spanx is a brand for women, by women.  We obsess comfort, deliver results and ensure you look as good as you feel.  We think forward, and give back.  We believe that we are stronger together.  And together, we will make the world a better place…one butt at a time.


Spanx is looking for a back-end Web Developer that is a pro at working with Magento.   This is a new role within an evolving dynamic, collaborative ecommerce team, and is primarily responsible for the development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. 


Core Job Functions:

  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers, with server side logic
  • Building reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Optimization of the application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Implementation of security and data protection
  • Design and implementation of data storage solutions
  • Refactoring and optimizing existing code
  • Building and maintaining databasesNa
  • Testing sites and applications in different browsers and environments
  • Troubleshooting and fixing technical bugs
  • Running performance benchmarking tests
  • Integrate Application Program Interfaces (APIs)
  • Documenting code so other developers can understand and contribute to it


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Proficient knowledge in back-end programming language; Magento, PHP, Java, .NET, JavaScript, Wordpress
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies and platforms; JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Good understanding of server-side CSS preprocessors
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Proficient understanding of security principles
  • Understanding of “session management” in a distributed server environment
  • Understanding differences between multiple delivery platforms such as mobile vs desktop and optimizing output to match the specific platform
  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Highly skilled in mobile and responsive design and development
  • General knowledge on basic SEO best practices
  • Overall knowledge of ecommerce website structure, functionality, and usability
  • Familiarity of using website analytics to help inform decisions
  • Ability to work both independently and with a close collaborative team
  • Team Player
  • Sense of Humor J


  • 3+ years of full stack web development experience in ecommerce, preferably with a brand
  • Degree in Computer Science, or equivalent experience
  • Proven track record in the development of a successful branded ecommerce website from initial concept through the go live process.