Backend Developer (PHP)
Our client is a leading provider of messaging and commerce solutions for automotive dealers changing the future of how people find, buy and service their vehicles. Their software is used by millions of consumers per month.
They are looking for passionate and creative Backend Developers (PHP) to join their team to build the next generation of automotive commerce technology. This is a full-time position. The development team works remotely (from home) using video and other solutions for daily communication. They embrace remote work. Very fun work environment with a team that is passionate about learning and delivering great software products. It’s important that you fit with the team and culture, as they work closely together on a daily basis.
Their technology involves real-time transactions and tracking for hundreds of thousands of visitors per day. As a back-end developer, you'll work with primarily with PHP. There will be opportunities work with other technologies such as NodeJS, HTML/CSS/JQuery, and several data stores including MySQL and Redis. Their system is high-load providing challenging problems requiring creative solutions in a professional high-load environment. They have multiple applications that comprise the system including both desktop and mobile applications.
Skills & Requirements
We expect to see:
5+ years experience with PHP
Up-to-date knowledge of modern HTML, CSS and JS
Experience building and interfacing with RESTful APIs
Strong personal and communication skills
Experience with MySQL and Git
Experience with some modern PHP frameworks (e.g. Zend, Laravel, CakePHP, Symfony)
Experience with writing tests
Additional nice-to-haves: Redis, web sockets, NodeJS, Amazon AWS/RDS
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