Senior Back End Engineer

Location: Las Vegas

Type: Full Time

 

Senior PHP Developer

VehicleHistory.com provides critical automotive information & history reports at no cost to our users. With millions of visitors every month and a rapidly growing presence within our industry, VehicleHistory.com is positioned to become one of the leading sources for automotive research. We deliver crash test ratings, recall information, and accident records to ensure our customers have everything they need to make a smart car buying decision.
We are looking for a Senior Developer to assist in planning, building, and maintaining challenging backend features while showing competency in basic frontend tasks. The ideal candidate must be highly skilled in Object Oriented PHP and has worked with frameworks in PHP. They must show proficiency in JavaScript development with a passion to solve problems using debuggers and other modern practices.

Senior Web Developer Responsibilities

  • Advanced PHP development using OOP & open source
  • Collaborate in an agile development environment to code features & hotfixes
  • Work with team to plan out new features and backend architecture.
  • An understanding of PHP related tools such as PHPStorm, Composer, etc.
  • Research internet concepts, new technologies and industry trends.
  • Help build complex, scalable fast systems and services.
  • Develop databases that can process millions of requests per day and have the ability to enhance processes within the system through analysis, tracking and automation.

Skills and Qualifications

  • 5 years programming experience required
  • Worked with LAMP, MEAN, or LIMP
  • Experience with frameworks such as Symfony
  • Proficiency in CSS, HTML, JavaScript, jQuery, and other web production tools
  • Proficient with the command line in *nix environments
  • Practices TDD/BDD to create automated tests with PHPUnit & Behat
  • A positive mindset with a team based mentality
  • Knowledge of best practices, cross-browser compatibility and developing for mobile environments
  • Familiar with subversion/source control, specifically Git
  • Experience with high volume systems
  • Building maintainable code with security and scaling in mind
  • Proficient in debugging frontend and backend bugs • Basic understanding of Docker & AWS is preferred
  • Experience with Google AdSense or GPT is a huge plus
  • Experience with Terraform & Jenkins is a plus

Benefits & Perks:

  • The hustle of a fast growing company with the impact of a global business
  • Tremendous opportunity to solve some of the industry’s most exciting problems
  • Working with an extraordinary team of smart, creative, fun and highly motivated people
  • Comprehensive health coverage, 401(k) and meaningful equity
  • Unlimited vacation and flexible working hours
  • Daily catered lunches, endless supply of refreshments and gym reimbursement
  • Continued education and conferences to stay current with the latest technologies
  • Modern, uplifting, and fun work environment in an ideal location off 215 & Town Center
  • Relocation package available for the qualifying candidate

Company: VehicleHistory

Company URL: http://www.vehiclehistory.com

Email resumes to [email protected] as well as a cover letter sharing why you’d love to work with us!

Job listing: https://jobs.github.com/positions/ca67cbc0-e474-43ae-86c6-124468cf6f65

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