CAREERS

CAREERS 2018-01-12T07:18:55+00:00

Newport Beach, California USA
Email: contact@owc1.com

We work hard to develop brilliant individuals.

At OWC we are dedicated to finding and developing brilliant individuals. Job roles include Project Managers, Web Designers, Front-end Developers, PHP developers, Shopify Plus Experts and Marketing Specialists.

Since being established in 2011, OWC has gone from just two partners to a hybrid of Developers, Designers, Project Managers and Ecommerce Specialists. Working with multiple platforms including  Magento, Venda and Shopify Plus to build awesome web apps and provide creative design, development, marketing and support services for companies across the globe.

Available Positions:

Purpose:

We are looking for career problem solvers to join our team of software specialists working with the hybris platform to deliver eCommerce web application. As a Hybris Developer you will be responsible for the development and support of flagship website on the Hybris e-commerce platform. You will ideally have experience in Java/JEE and e-commerce technologies and be well versed in delivering and supporting technical solutions

Responsibilities:

  • Requirement gathering, analyses and implementation of technical solutions
  • Understanding the current Hybris system implementation and customizations
  • Researching and analysis of new features and functionality
  • Overseeing upgrades and releases
  • Trouble shooting and bug fixing issues
  • Promoting best practise in Java and Hybris

Skills Required:

  • Hybris
  • Java/J2EE
  • Spring (MVC, IOC)
  • HTML, CSS and JavaScript, JQuery
  • Eclipse, Ant/Maven
  • Version control (SVN, GIT)
  • Continuous Integration
  • Relational database (SQL, MySQL)
  • Web Services (SOAP, REST)
  • Agile
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related. Masters Degree preferred.

Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience.
  • Software development expertise
  • Demonstrates full responsibility for accepted tasks and therefore demonstrates a high level of quality, speed, reliability and efficiency.
  • Broad understanding of e-commerce websites and has proficient overall product knowledge.

Purpose:

We are seeking an analytical, positive, conscientious and results-oriented Lead Full Stack Developer to join OWC. We are anticipating another year of growth and seek qualified candidates who share our vision and culture values. Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Prior experience as a Lead PHP/Node.js Full-Stack Developer.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Manage existing stores and create new stores on Shopify & Shopify Plus.
  • Manage existing projects and create new projects using Node.js / Sails.js, and Facebook React.
  • Manage existing projects built on various PHP MVC frameworks and CMS’s such as CodeIgniter, ExpressionEngine, WordPress, etc.
  • Create mobile apps with React Native.
  • Basic Google cloud server administration and database administration of MySQL servers.
  • Develop mobile/responsive websites and landing pages as needed.
  • Work on misc. development tasks as assigned.

Skills Required:

  • Hybris
  • Java/J2EE
  • Spring (MVC, IOC)
  • HTML, CSS and JavaScript, JQuery
  • Eclipse, Ant/Maven
  • Version control (SVN, GIT)
  • Continuous Integration
  • Relational database (SQL, MySQL)
  • Web Services (SOAP, REST)
  • Agile
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related. Masters Degree preferred.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Ability to accurately estimate project hours and meet deadlines
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and adapt to a rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to keep up with the rapidly changing Node/JavaScript landscape and keep an entire team on the cutting edge
  • Oral Communication Skills
  • Written Communication Skills
  • Research Skills
  • Organization
  • Planning Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Time Management

Purpose:

As a Project Manager you have the responsibility to manage the delivery of concurrent projects within budget, time and quality requirements. You operate with a large degree of autonomy in managing your projects, your key objectives are delivery, quality and business success whilst engendering and promoting a collaborative team focused approach.

Main duties of the post:

  • Be part of a high performing team.
  • Manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders building a rapport and credibility with key people
  • Day to day one of your key objectives is to ensure the project management function is aligned to the development process.
  • Resolve issues and remove barriers to success
  • Follow the OWC project delivery process to ensure standards are kept consistent across all projects
  • Management and delivery of a number of concurrent projects.
  • Be able to identify the appropriate resource levels required to meet the demands of your projects.
  • Ensure projects are managed to protect profitability and change control is in place to manage scope.
  • Ensure your projects hit their deadlines in accordance with the planning process and the client brief.
  • Produce, manage and communicate project plans.
  • Produce and distribute project status reports to clients weekly.
  • Produce and follow a communication plan with the client.
  • Produce test scripts.
  • Release testing.
  • Producing documentation for website projects eg functional specifications and statements of work.

Skills required:

  • Well organised
  • Self-motivated
  • Able to work to deadlines and under pressure
  • Ability to deal with the unexpected
  • Minimum of 2 years IT Project Management experience
  • Experience of Managing budgets of $100k +
  • Understanding of infrastructure and software development lifecycles,together with a strong Project Management methodology experience.
  • Vendor and Supplier Management
  • Must have demonstrable experience of managing and influencing stakeholders within an organisation
  • Excellent communication skills in order to conduct and moderate technical exchange workshops with stakeholders
  • Strong skills in people management, risk management, process organisation and technical expertise, negotiating and issue resolution capabilities.
  • Ability to lead a project using own initiative and working as part of a team.
  • Ability to create and maintain accurate/accessible and organised documentation.
  • Ability to identify and convert new business opportunities.
  • Excellent report-writing and analytical skills.
  • Strong listening and questioning skills.
  • Ability to apply numerical skills to analyse data, interpreting facts and figures presented in the form of statistical tables and diagrams, thinking critically and checking for errors.

Knowledge and experience required:

  • Good communication skills
  • Proven ability to build internal and external relationships with key people.
  • Proven ability to be part of an effective team.
  • Ability to establish rapport and credibility with high priority senior stakeholders, and to influence decision making.
  • A track record of successfully delivering business critical projects.
  • Experience of managing the full project lifecycle.
  • The resilience to overcome issues and drive activity and results.
  • Able to think about the business goals whilst maintaining your role as the client advocate.
  • Delivery and profit focused.
  • Confident in managing client expectations.
  • Able to engage in and manage negotiations, project issues, risks and opportunities.
  • Experience in conflict resolution.
  • Comfortable and confident in understanding your role defending scope whilst seeing and developing opportunities for cross sell and upsell of services.
  • Process orientated with a pragmatic approach.
  • The management of projects that span multi-disciplinary areas of differing size and complexity to meet business expectations and deliver results.
    2yrs experience as a project manager in a commercial environment.
  • Must be able to demonstrate matrix management of a project team of 3-5 resources.
  • Must be able to demonstrate a portfolio of projects delivered ranging in value from $50k + or man days effort of 100 – 400 days.
  • Good understanding of website platforms and working knowledge of customer management systems.
  • Must be able to demonstrate an intermediate level of understanding of the web from both a production and consumer standpoint..
  • Must be able to manage 3-5 concurrent projects/clients.
  • Experience of presenting to clients at senior management level.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel/Google Spreadsheets.
  • Able to produce and manage Gantt charts.
  • A good understanding of what it takes to maintain and develop the most productive client relationships.
  • Must be comfortable working towards defined Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s).
  • Must be able to quickly understand the client, their products and their industry.
  • Experience in managing the following types of projects; digital, ecommerce, system integration, SEO optimisation and conversion optimisation.

Purpose:

OWC are Ecommerce experts and the vast majority of our work is centered around Magento (primarily Enterprise Edition) and Shopify Plus. We work in an Agile way to create new build, greenfield, projects, work with existing customers to constantly evolve their platforms and replatform from existing platforms. No two days are the same.

As a Senior Magento Developer in our backend team:

You will have been a key member in a commercial PHP Development team for at least 2 years, and at least 12 months of that experience will have been entirely Magento focused.

  • Commerciality isn’t a chore, you are driven by time constraints and quality of delivery.
  • A track record of implementing new features in a well architected, maintainable manner, and helping others do the same, is what makes you stand out from the crowd.
  • Debugging will be second nature. You will be able to guide less experienced team members to more quickly determine root cause and resolution, not a sticking plaster.
  • This is not a cipher, or a test… Most of the following will mean something to you. If they don’t then you will instinctively want to know what they are.

PHP, OOP, EAV, TDD, BDD, API, VCS, CI, SOLID, DI, IOC, GoF, EDP, SQL, PCI, XSS, CSRF, NGINX, AWS, SaaS, PaaS

Knowledge and experience required:

  • Good communication skills
  • Proven ability to build internal and external relationships with key people.
  • Proven ability to be part of an effective team.
  • Ability to establish rapport and credibility with high priority senior stakeholders, and to influence decision making.
  • A track record of successfully delivering business critical projects.
  • Experience of managing the full project lifecycle.
  • The resilience to overcome issues and drive activity and results.
  • Able to think about the business goals whilst maintaining your role as the client advocate.
  • Delivery and profit focused.
  • Confident in managing client expectations.
  • Able to engage in and manage negotiations, project issues, risks and opportunities.
  • Experience in conflict resolution.
  • Comfortable and confident in understanding your role defending scope whilst seeing and developing opportunities for cross sell and upsell of services.
  • Process orientated with a pragmatic approach.
  • The management of projects that span multi-disciplinary areas of differing size and complexity to meet business expectations and deliver results.
    2yrs experience as a project manager in a commercial environment.
  • Must be able to demonstrate matrix management of a project team of 3-5 resources.
  • Must be able to demonstrate a portfolio of projects delivered ranging in value from $50k + or man days effort of 100 – 400 days.
  • Good understanding of website platforms and working knowledge of customer management systems.
  • Must be able to demonstrate an intermediate level of understanding of the web from both a production and consumer standpoint..
  • Must be able to manage 3-5 concurrent projects/clients.
  • Experience of presenting to clients at senior management level.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel/Google Spreadsheets.
  • Able to produce and manage Gantt charts.
  • A good understanding of what it takes to maintain and develop the most productive client relationships.
  • Must be comfortable working towards defined Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s).
  • Must be able to quickly understand the client, their products and their industry.
  • Experience in managing the following types of projects; digital, ecommerce, system integration, SEO optimisation and conversion optimisation.

Purpose:

We have an immediate need for an experienced Shopify Developer to join our growing team of freelancers and help with our increasing volume of Shopify work. Work needs vary between ongoing support, iterative site improvements, Shopify App recommendations, template development and more complex migration projects from other CMS platforms to Shopify Plus.

You’ll be a strong candidate if:

  • You have strong Shopify template, debugging and front-end skills.
  • You write clean theme code and can add and debug JS.
  • You know how to set up custom layout/content editors for our clients in Shopify Plus.
  • You have hands-on experience with Shopify Plus, including at least two or more large-scale project.
  • You’re comfortable using beanstalk plus deploybot to manage and push template code.
  • You’re capable of providing guidance/advice and estimates for different approaches.
  • You have strong communication skills.
  • You excel working in a remote, telecommuting environment, meaning you’re autonomous, self-driven, responsive, transparent, and self-organized.

Required Skills

  • Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, Photoshop
  • Knowledge of JavaScript and JQuery
  • Strong knowledge of web browsers, web servers, and web protocols
  • Strong problem-solving and trouble-shooting skills
  • Able to hand code without the use of a WYSIWYG editor
  • Able to create website from PSDs
  • Able to develop responsive designs
  • Make changes to existing pages/sites
  • WordPress and Shopify knowledge
  • Working knowledge of PHP and MySQL
  • Familiar with email marketing platforms

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