Full Stack E-Commerce Engineer

Kano Computing LtdLondon14 days ago

The role

As Kano continues to grow, we’re looking for a Full-Stack E-Commerce Engineer to join a team building best in class learn-to-code apps and games.

This role will be responsible for the day-to-day development requirements of our e- commerce site including building new features, maintenance and general upkeep to help drive the future growth of our products and business.

Ideal candidates will come from places that deeply value design thinking, have a hands-on attitude when it comes to tackling problems whether it be functional or strategic and be passionate about building great user experiences.

Responsibilities and duties

  • Implement new features, improve performance and maintain our e-commerce platform
  • Provide technical support for our third party payment gateways and their integrations 
  • Help break down business objectives into development tasks
  • Champion visual perfection in all UI implementation to match provided designs 
  • Running and implementing assigned A/B tests
  • Be able to document their process and articulate development tasks and decisions


  • Expert understand of Python and the Django framework
  • Expert working knowledge of CMS platforms (Django CMS)
  • Expert understanding of containerization (Docker, docker-compose)
  • Good understanding of frontend JS SDKs, APIs, libraries and frameworks
  • Good experience with templating languages (Liquid/Less/Twig)
  • Good working knowledge of BE tools, architecture and process (Postgresql, Redis, Nginx) Working knowledge of cloud based infrastructure, tools and concepts (AWS, API Gateway, CloudFront, RDS)
  • Have delivered significant parts of complex projects
  • A track record delivering performant code
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • At least 4 years commercial development experience

Nice to have

  • Experience with integrating e-commerce platforms (Shopify)
  • Experience in improving server structure and maintenance Experience implementing email clients (Adestra, Anymail)


  • Work in a team, including some world famous creative people, who are building the next generation creative consumer tech products
  • Play with new tech and gadgets to explore new avenues of innovation
  • We give an annual benefits package which can be used as reimbursement for any form of personal and professional development
  • You will be part of the company’s Stock Option plan
  • Work with exceptional and a diverse group of multinational talented people
  • Informal, friendly and flexible work environment
  • Based in a beautiful, creative, light-filled studio in Spitalfields, London

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