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Web Software Engineer

Purch is one of the world’s largest tech publishers with brands such as Tom’s Guide, AnandTech, Space.com, LaptopMag, and LiveScience under its umbrella. With billions of users and three straight years of profitable, venture-backed double digit growth, Purch is on a mission to make complex buying decisions easier for both buyers and sellers. Purch is a fun, innovative company looking for talented people who fit.

Purch is looking for a web software engineer to join the team of front end engineers working on a variety of PHP applications. You should have experience developing high-traffic consumer-facing web properties. You will be responsible for building new features, as well as working on enhancements of existing platform. You will be interacting with different members of the team, both technical and non-technical, on a daily basis.

 

Required skills:

  • Understanding of Object Oriented Programming and web application design patterns
  • Experience working with Service Oriented Architecture and RESTful Web Services
  • Expert knowledge of PHP and Symfony2 framework
  • Solid JavaScript skills and experience with client-side MVC frameworks (Angular, Require, Backbone)
  • Solid skills in HTML, CSS, SASS and responsive design principles
  • Working knowledge of LAMP architecture
  • Comfortable with Linux shell and solid command of source control tools (git)
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work well with both technical and non-technical members of the team
  • Superb attention to details and the ability to accurately estimate work effort
  • Motivated self starter and finisher 

 

Nice to have:

  • Experience with Cloud platforms (AWS)
  • Passion for clean UI and no-thrills UX
  • Hands-on experience with build/release tools (Jenkins, ant, grunt, gulp)
  • Understanding of both Agile and Waterfall development models
  • Experience with Atlassian products (JIRA, BitBucket)

 

Experience:

4+ years developing web applications
Bachelor degree in related discipline, and/or equivalent work experience

 

Please send resume along with a brief note outlining why you think you would be the perfect candidate for the job. No Word documents, please. Links to github profile or other projects are strongly encouraged, if available.

 

Salary: 100k - 110k 

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