Software Developers are an integral part of the Friendemic team. We are growing a development team that is dedicated to embracing agile best practices & principles, and Scrum process. We remotely collaborate to find solutions to our users’ needs, test first, and own the code from inception to production. If you are experienced with and interested in a collaborative, remote, team-oriented approach to full-stack web development, the Friendemic Development team might be the perfect fit for you!

Our Perfect Hire:

  • Loves working and building new things
  • Has strong communication skills
  • Works well flying solo or running in a pack
  • Enjoys working smarter and avoids the “I build everything custom” mentality
  • Has the drive and motivation to learn, lead and contribute at a high level

What You’ll Do:

  • Manage, improve, and build upon our backend REST API
  • Refactor existing code based on new functionality requirements and to improve scalability, testability, and maintainability
  • Write automated tests for existing code and new features developed
  • Monitor performance and use across the entire technology stack (server, application code, and database) to identify bugs, improve speed, and track key metrics
  • Work, learn and lead in a remote cross-functional agile team
  • Actively participate in design and architecture decisions

Required Experience:

  • 3+ years of professional experience using a PHP framework (Laravel, Zend, Symphony, CakePHP, etc.)
  • 3+ years of professional experience using a relational database system (MySQL, SQL Server, PostgreSQL, etc.)
  • Experience with advanced web application features such as queues (Redis), notifications, events, sending mail, etc.
  • Created or managed production REST API’s that are consumed and used by real customers.
  • Experience writing automated tests (unit, feature, API, integration, etc.)

Desired Experience:

  • 2+ years of professional experience with Laravel
  • 2+ years of professional experience with MySQL
  • Experience developing with Test-Driven Development (TDD)
  • Experience with SendGrid, Twilio, Facebook, or Google APIs
  • Understanding of HTML, CSS, JS
  • Experience managing large datasets

Why work for us:

We offer our developers a high level of freedom and trust that will not be found on many other teams; enabling you to maintain a healthy work-life balance and providing flexibility within your own work schedule. Even though we are a remote team, we are a tight-knit group who rely on one another’s ability to communicate and share technical skills to get things done, having fun while we do it.  We believe in learning on the job – as long as you are willing to learn and can teach yourself, you will succeed and grow with us!

Benefits:

  • 100% remote
  • Competitive salary ($70,000 – $90,000, depending on experience. Increases and bonuses are based on reviews and performance.)
  • PTO plus 10 holidays paid holidays
  • Health insurance covered 100% for the employee.
  • Dental, Vision, and Life insurance coverage also available

When applying, please include the job title above as the subject line in the email.

To apply for this job email your details to devteamleads@friendemic.com