Senior Software Developer ( Shopify)

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Date: Sep 8, 2022

Location: Pune, IN

Company: Springer Nature Group

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About the Business Unit:


The Enterprise Content Management (ECM) team at Springer Nature, Pune is responsible for delivering solutions related to Journals and Books Publishing and Production Systems for Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers (STM Publishers) & Education Publishers around the world. Our teams incorporate latest technologies built upon OpenText Documentum/ xCP Test Automation Framework to streamline, automate production workflows, and maintain metadata for Springer Nature; this helps us to continuously improve business response time and revenue stream. Every project is implemented in a distributed agile environment while continuously collaborating with customers stationed at various locations around the world.


Macmillan Education Australia website is built on Shopify platform with the help of various apps as per business requirements. The purpose of this role is to technically handle the development aspect of the Shopify development based on business needs in a time bound manner to help MEA deliver business value to their end customers.


We are on the hunt for Shopify Developer to join our team and make the most of working in a fun environment while learning from the best.


Job Title:                                   Senior Software Developer - Shopify

Job Type:                                  Permanent     

Job Location:                           Tower 9, Magarpatta City, Pune (Work in Hybrid Model)

Years of Experience:                5+ years

Education Qualifications:        B.Sc., BCA, BCS, B.E., B.Tech, M.Tech, MCA and M.Sc


What we are looking for

Technical / Functional Competencies:


  • Has worked on multiple Shopify projects from mid to high level of complexity especially on Ecommerce platform
  • Has minimum 4+ years of industry experience with minimum of 2 years in Shopify development
  • Understand Shopify architecture, various apps and can act as Shopify expert, specializing in all facets of the ecommerce platform
  • Has worked closely with UX inputs, understands UX aspect of the website
  • Strong knowledge of liquid programming language
  • Experience of working with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Generating custom Shopify theme and altering / customizing existing templates
  • Very good verbal, inter personal as well as written communication skills


Good to Have:


  • Experience in Shopify App Development using programming languages
  • Has knowledge around UX aspects and has suggested / implemented UX features in his previous implementations
  • Knowledge of Ruby on Rails framework


Key Responsibilities:


  • Act as Shopify expert, specializing in all facets of the ecommerce platform.
  • Keep up to date with the business domain and work closely with business stakeholders
  • Ensure our solutions addresses the business needs of the business sponsors / leaders
  • Adhere to business requirements and provide on time deliveries
  • Plan and execute various aspects of projects not only bound to but beyond Shopify boundaries  


Day at Work:


  • Day begins with a daily project stand-up to discuss the days plan and address impediments if any  
  • You will be part of a highly motivated ECM team consisting of skilled individuals  
  • You will Work in a highly collaborative-flat hierarchy with open minded individuals  
  • Opportunity to work on ECM latest technologies such OpenText Documentum, xCP, Java/J2EE, Ext JS ...etc.
  • You will be a part of a niche domain (STM Publishing) while working with one of the largest STM Publishers in the world


At Springer Nature we value the diversity of our teams. We recognize the many benefits of a diverse workforce with equitable opportunities for everyone. We strive for an inclusive workplace that empowers all our colleagues to thrive. Our search for the best talent fully encompasses and embraces these values and principles.

Visit the Springer Nature Editorial and Publishing website at for more information about our Research E&P career opportunities.