Allied Health Media · Jul 7th 2017
Virtual, work-from-home position. Work anywhere in the U.S. Must be a U.S. Resident
We are growing! Become part of an IT team of 12 developers, business analysts, qa engineers, project managers, etc who support a company of 80 team members with industry-leading web applications in areas of continuing education, candidate screening, and much more.
ABOUT THE TEAM
Our meetings are filled with sarcasm, laughter, and movie quotes. We share code on github whenever able and we try to contribute back to the open source community, on whose shoulders we stand. Though we are virtual, we communicate a lot and have a tight-knit group. We don’t pair a lot, but we collaborate daily. We are proud of the work we do and the company we represent.
ABOUT THE POSITION
We are seeking a knowledgeable Senior/Intermediate PHP developer with experience in an Enterprise environment who is motivated, creative, and fun, to develop and maintain Enterprise-class web applications.
Full-Time, 8a-5p in your time zone
Work from your home office
Company-provided MacBook Pro, Internet connection, etc
Must be located in the United States and be legally eligible to work for us
Travel is required for an annual company meeting, and may be required once or twice per year for team or project meetings.
In collaboration with other developers, determine effective programming architectures, development strategies, and infrastructure choices to achieve business goals and satisfy stakeholder requirements
Plan, code, unit test, and deploy major projects, features, and applications
Troubleshoot major applications; determine appropriate solutions, mitigation plans, and bug fixes.
Build complex applications using best-practice development methodologies, design patterns, simple functions, and solid OOP foundational design
Produce maintainable, documented, and highly-readable code every time [http://goo.gl/Kp3W3]
Contribute to best-practice development methodologies in CakePHP and potentially other MVC frameworks (Laravel, Symfony, etc.)
Mentor Junior Developers by monitoring their approach to problem solving, testing and adherence to coding standards
Perform code review on commits from contributing developers to audit the work, and ensure developer adherence to coding standards and established best-practices
We prefer a great/interested/excited programmer with less experience to an unmotivated or unengaged programmer with tons of experience.
**TO APPLY: **Submit a cover letter with your resume that includes why you would make a great addition to our team, a favorite clip from youtube, and your salary requirements. Submissions without this information will not be considered.
Skills & Requirements
Self-management and time management are critical in this role. Without it, you will not be successful. Other requirements include:
A communication pro – must be able to explain technical issues to a non-technical person, pleasantly (we are always on Skype with stakeholders)
Highly attentive to details, able to cross all the t's and dot all the i's and help review/fix others
There is direct project oversight, but you are expected to take ownership of your work and your projects, establish deadlines, and communicate progress proactively
Eager to research and learn in a self-directed way (always improving)
Easygoing, fun, and a team player – must be able to comprehend highly-advanced forms of sarcasm
Experience in the health care or online education industry
2+ years of CakePHP 2.x experience
Experience with clustered LEMP stack
An active github (or similar) account with code you’re proud of to share
Working knowledge of xkcd comic strip or similar, is useful -- but not required