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E-Commerce Web Developer

Date: Apr 21, 2021

Location: Gurnee, IL, US, 60087

Company: EBSCO Industries Inc

At Luxor, we create an innovative and forward thinking culture that our employees love, and our products reflect this. As a manufacturer of innovative workspace product solutions that are sold to the commercial, educational, industrial and other end markets, we are constantly developing functional products that are value priced. Under our Stand Up Desk Store brand, we create workspace furniture solutions that nurture a healthy and collaborative work environment.



The Developer role is part of the ecommerce and web development team within the IT department responsible for supporting existing suite of ecommerce websites under the Luxor brands to help us grow, expand and enhance our ecommerce presence and strategic initiatives. This position is responsible for developing engaging, responsive design for our websites, backend development supporting business operations, integration work with our ERP and ecommerce systems, database and 3rd party services, and collaborating with IT and business teams.  Successful candidate must be a team player and a quick learner and demonstrate a high degree of initiative and critical thinking to solve business problems and initiate continuous improvements.  Proficiency with various web standards, UX/UI responsive design, adherence to SDLC methodologies, building APIs and integrating with other third-party libraries and APIs is key to meeting the expectations of this role.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop customer-facing mobile and desktop e-commerce sites and applications using HTML5, CSS, PHP, Python, Java, React, JavaScript and/or other related programming and scripting languages.
  • Develop, support and maintain sites on various ecommerce platforms; Magento 2, Shopify and WordPress.
  • Proactively identify and implement integration opportunities and enhancements to internal systems to improve processes and efficiencies and independently troubleshoot and resolve issues.
  • Participate in requirements analysis, testing, documentation, application and data support for ecommerce sites.
  • Perform code deployments & ensure proper change management practices are followed.
  • Collaborate with other team members on best practices for web development, integrations with 3rd party systems and digital marketing & ecommerce strategies and objectives.
  • Monitor and optimize systems to ensure optimal performance, including website performance testing, multiple browser testing, mobile interface testing, automated jobs, etc.
  • Incorporate data-driven insights to inform design decisions and recommend short/long term actions.
  • Build and support RESTful API’s and web services.




  • Attend webinars and initiate online training and research to stay current on trends, best practices, industry standards, and software
  • Develop, test, and troubleshoot across multiple browsers, platforms and devices, to support a consistent and positive customer experience and maximize conversion rate on our eCommerce sites.
  • Communicate with business analysts and stakeholders to gather accurate specifications for new enhancements and applications and translate requirements into functional code.
  • Maintain continuous improvements related to user experience, site performance, SEO, and other best practices.
  • Partner with IT team to continually refine and document front and back-end development processes
  • Basic knowledge of data driven systems, data mapping and exception handling
  • Knowledge of various architectures and protocols: TCP/IP, FTP, XML, JSON, API, REST, SOAP, Firewalls, Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems
  • Experience with Programming languages: SQL, Java, C#, C++, .Net, Python, PHP
  • Strong experience with data architecture and modeling and application architecture


  • Proven expertise developing and designing ecommerce websites and application development
  • Solid understanding of relational database systems and developing/scripting t-SQL
  • System integration experience with Web Services technologies (JSON, XML, APIs, etc.)
  • Experience supporting and developing server-side application logic, FTP, networking and integrating ecommerce applications with ERP systems
  • Experience with ecommerce and digital marketing concepts (CRM, analytics, email, SEO, optimizing content, etc.)
  • Effective communicator of technical issues to non-technical teammates
  • Creative problem-solver with ability to foster and develop ideas
  • Strong time management skills with ability to handle multiple projects and changing priorities in a highly fluid environment
  • Proactive, resourceful, detail oriented, collaborative, and accountable
  • Independent work ethic
  • Ability to work as a member of an integrated team in an open office environment



  • Work History Requirements:
    • Minimum of 5 years directly related work experience with eCommerce web development
  • Education Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent work experience (minimum 5-7 years) in directly related roles


Computer equipment and level of software requirements:


  • Intermediate to advanced level HTML5, CSS, PHP, Python, Javascript, Java, jQuery, responsive design
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite applications
  • SQL development and basic level database understanding
  • Deep understanding of current and past web browser technologies, versions, and challenges faced by web eCommerce storefronts from client browser compatibility
  • Understand and use common code/application change control platforms and ticket systems
  • Magento (Version 2 experience a plus), WordPress, ShopifyPlus experience


Specific Knowledge, licenses, certifications REQUIRED:


  • Certification in any ecommerce or web-based application technologies is a plus.




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  • Usual office working conditions.

EBSCO Industries, an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.  EBSCO strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

EBSCO complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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