Senior Shopify Developer for a Tech Startup (80-100% [90’000 - 110’000 CHF]

IT & Technology

Salary 90’000 - 110’000 CHF per year
Requirements:- The ideal candidate is a senior engineer with a strong track record of Shopify and headless commerce architecture. You understand and can translate the business impact of technical decisions and the other way around. You can see the big picture, and you are also organized, communicative, and excited about the opportunity to become an integral member of a tight, but growing team.

Worked in scaling startups doing e-commerce with subscription
Bachelor’s Degree or above in Computer Science, Business Informatics, Electrical Engineering or similar
5+ years of professional experience in software development and system architecture and integration
Deep kledge of agile / modern software development methodologies, technologies and tools
Project management skills
Keen attention to detail
Full-time availability is a strong advantage
English language proficiency
Excellent written and verbal communication

Responsibilities:- Working on custom section types, app integrations, cart functionality, product filtering systems, and landing page builds are all examples of the type of assignments you can expect.

As a team, we are working to push the limits of what's possible on the Shopify platform.

You have a deep understanding of the Shopify platform and its relationships plus HTML, (S)CSS, Liquid, JS, version control/git, etc. Prior agency experience and working kledge of Webpack + JS frameworks and Tailwind is a big plus.

Deep understanding of the Shopify relationships and attributes of products, variants, sections, templates, collections, etc.
Frontend development experience with a portfolio (HTML, CSS, JS)
Git/version control
Experience with frontend development and JS frameworks
Experience with website speed and performance optimization
Experience writing Shopify section and settings schema (Online Store 2.0)
Fluency in interpreting and working with third-party APIs (Klaviyo, ReCharge, etc)
Understanding of development -> production workflows and deployment practices
Clean project structures and code cleanliness.
Stellar written and verbal communication skills (Native-level English fluency preferred)
Time-tracking & good time management skills (Balance of Speed vs Quality)

Technologies:- Backend
- Frontend
- Git
- H2
- Shopify
- Webpack
More: Axelra is a tech venture builder based in Zurich that accelerates digital business models for enterprises and startups.

We are building a new company with our partner MDO-skin a joint venture tech startup (SOCO) that builds an integrated social commerce platform and ecosystem with micro-entrepreneurs.

For this tech startup SOCO, we are looking for a Senior Shopify Developer (min. 60% onsite, in Zurich Switzerland). Together with Axelra, MDO Skin, you will maintain the existing shop and build in parallel the new e-commerce platform with Shopify as headless backend.

You start with the support of the tech venture builder Axelra, and can immediately start to shape the environment and build your tech team, work self-determined and contribute to the further development of you and our company. Furthermore, the employee stock ownership program allows you to participate in the potential of the tech startup.

Are you interested in meeting us over coffee? Please send an email to Sacha Uhlmann, COO of Axelra. We are filling this position without any external staffing agencies, recruiters or intermediaries. Relocation will not be covered.


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