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Senior PHP Engineer

Keep the Code Cranking

You’ll be responsible for the server-side development of interactive projects and collaborating with a creative team of designers and developers.
You will have the chance to work on a number of technically and creatively challenging projects that include (but are not limited to) content management systems, large websites and microsites, native and web application API development, and e-commerce sites.

Must Have

  • 4+ years of experience developing data-driven web applications
  • Demonstrable understanding of object oriented programming concepts and design patterns
  • Deep understanding of PHP, NodeJS and/or Java, and experience with some major web frameworks for these languages
  • Design and implementation of RESTful services
  • Database schema design and implementation skills (transactional, normalization, etc)CMS integration and development
  • CMS integration and development
  • Experience planning infrastructure and developing systems with high scalability and availability requirements
  • Experience using version control systems (Git, SVN)
  • Solid grasp on security concepts for the web
  • Strong communication skills (both in person and in writing)
  • Ability to work within a collaborative team environment wearing multiple hats
  • Desire to continuously learn new languages, platforms and skills
  • Nice to Have

  • Experience with Laravel, Craft CMS, and/or WordPress
  • Cross-browser development using HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Experience with enterprise platforms such as Sitecore, Demandware, Adobe Experience Manager, Acquia/Drupal, etc
  • E-commerce and payment gateway integration
  • Frequent contributor to open-source projects
  • Interest in physical computing and embedded systems
  • Firstborn offers an excellent compensation package that includes:

  • Competitive salary (compensation will be based on experience)
  • 100% covered Medical, Dental, and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • We also offer Vision, Short-term disability, and life insurance at no cost
  • 401K
  • Pleasant, enthusiastic, fast paced work environment with great people who love what they do
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