Sr. PHP Developer

Location: New York, New York
Date Posted: 09-26-2017
**Must have PHP and Laravel**

The Opportunity:
The company is the largest online provider of continuing legal education for attorneys in the United
States. They serve the compliance requirements of attorneys nationwide with high quality content
through our network of legal subject matter experts. The company has a 98% customer satisfaction
rating due to our unwavering commitment to our customers, strong company culture, and state-
of-the art in house studio and online course center.
They are a vibrant, growing, high energy company where every team member is treated with
respect and encouraged to practice personal freedom in their work with the full support of their
coworkers.   They are a unique culture providing you the option to break up your week by working
from home every Wednesday, and get the opportunity to unwind over a free, catered lunch every
Thursday.  If this sounds like a good fit, then we look forward to hearing from
They work with the latest and greatest technologies, including laravel. The individual in this role
must be passionate about coding architecture, as well as finding the right solutions to each
challenge. In addition, the senior developer translates the needs of the business to the
development team and keeps track of the development cycle. This person must stay up to date on
the latest technology developments. Finally, this individual will coordinate with
outside devops teams, designers, and development teams. This position is not remote, and you
must be able to work out of their location in the NYC financial district.
The culture encourages developers to work independently, creatively, and at their
own pace.  They understand the importance and overall net-positive from building things right and
giving our development team the freedom to pursue that. As a result, their talented team of
developers enjoy their jobs and are able to set forth their ideas and execute them.
The Job Requirements include:
● Map out and architect all feature development to maximize team effectiveness;
● Act as Technical Consult for exec team for strategy of new initiatives/projects/features;
● Improve our user experience to drive simplified compliance and stress-free CLE;
● Enhance our internal tools to drive employee efficiency and reduce repetitive tasks;
● Increase site stability and reduce customer disconnects;
● Contribute towards a reliable and balanced development team that understands all
systems and codebase.
Desired Skills and Experience:
- Minimum 5 years of experience as a Web Developer
- Experience in PHP
- Experience building applications with Laravel
- Basic devops knowledge preferred
- Knowledge of AWS, MySQL, Nginx
- Strong communicator

Bonus Round:
- Experience with Elasticsearch
- Experience with Jenkins
- Contributions to Open Source
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