.: Sr. Backend Engineer (php) :. @ TVGla

Posting ID : A1068465856
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Internet Engineering

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.: Who We Are :.

TVGla, , is a digital creative and marketing agency on the cutting edge of online creative and technical development. We concept, build and design websites, online advertising and digital applications for clients such as Fox, Paramount, Mattel, HBO, Gruppo Campari, Hard Rock Cafe and Universal Pictures.

.: What We Need :.

TVGla is actively seeking a stellar Sr. PHP Engineer. This person will play a key role in backend efforts for TVGla's Technology team.

.: What You'll Need :.

You should have at least 5 years experience with:
Planning and building web applications in PHP MySQL schemas, queries and optimizations Git and team-based development OO programming, PHP frameworks, PHP CMSes, REST APIs and internationalization Unit tests and QA testing tools and techniques Security and scalability best practices Web server setup, including Apache/nginx configurations Cloud servers and deployments

Detailed Qualifications:

Must-Have Skills and Experience:

At least 5 years experience as a full-time LAMP back-end web developer Experience with PHP 5 and MySQL 5 Solid understanding of object-oriented programming and design patterns PHP frameworks such as CodeIgniter, Zend, Symfony, CakePHP and Laravel PHP CMSes such as Drupal, WordPress, ExpressionEngine and Joomla Querying and optimizing MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB or similar databases Git, svn, mercurial, cvs or other common version control tools Integrating with third-party APIs using REST, CURL, JSON and XML Integrating with social network APIs such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Pinterest Bug and issue tracking tools such as Redmine, JIRA, Trac and Bugzilla Developing on various Unix/Linux server flavors including CentOS/RHEL and Ubuntu/Debian Comfortable on the Linux command line

Highly Preferred Skills and Experience:

Creating RESTful API endpoints PHPUnit and other unit testing tools Functional tests, integration tests and other QA efforts Developing for UGC such as automated image and video uploads, image manipulation, video transcoding and batch processing Internationalization, localization, geolocation concepts, libraries and techniques Development in the cloud, such as Amazon Web Services or Rackspace Cloud Managing web servers including Apache and nginx, with solid understanding of DNS and SSL Solid understanding of security and authentication Front-end web technologies including HTML 5, CSS 3, JavaScript, AJAX, jQuery, Angular.js

Plusses, if Experience with:

Other back-end web technologies, such as Python, Ruby, Perl, Java, or Node.js Other web-based CMSes such as Django and Rails Web micro-frameworks such as Slim, Silex, Flask, or Sinatra ORMs such as Propel, Doctrine, Eloquent and SQLAlchemy Responsive, adaptive and hybrid interface design and development Developing for iOS and mobile platforms with Objective-C, Swift, Android SDK/Java or tools such as PhoneGap or Titanium Batch jobs, scheduled jobs, and cron commands Agile and lean development methodologies such as SCRUM or Kanban Planning, implementing and assessing load tests to ensure application performance under load Build and deployment tools such as vagrant, puppet, chef, SaltStack and Jenkins Implementing caching layers using server tools such as memcached and varnish, as well as CDNs such as Akamai, Limelight and S3

Soft Skills:

Experience working with a team of developers in a fast-paced agency or agency-like environment Ability to effectively tackle the challenges of agency work, including imminent deadlines, changing requirements and unclear specifications Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with team members, project managers, co-workers and clients Ability to provide clear and realistic estimates for upcoming projects and tasks Capacity to communicate issues, concerns, risks and unknowns as soon as possible Ability to resolve disputes and disagreements through cooperation and collaboration Intense desire to tackle technology challenges head on with tools and techniques that are efficient, effective and of highest quality

.: What We Offer :.

TVGla provides a dynamic, fast-paced, dog-friendly work environment as well as paid holidays/time off, comprehensive health/dental/vision plans, life insurance, 401K w/ match, stocked kitchen, and much more!

..: Who We Are :.

TVGla [www.tvgla.com] is a digital marketing agency hell-bent on changing the landscape of our industry by setting trends, not following them. Our goal is to engage your audience with the right message, at the right time, in the right medium. We are a conceptual group of thinkers with digital in our DNA who execute with the best of 'em. Building strong, collaborative relationships with our clients is our priority. From the desktop to the handheld, if it's digital, we own it.

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