Lead PHP Developer

Engineering & Development Los Angeles, California


Description

Internet Brands is currently seeking a Lead PHP Developer to help shape our web development team for our auto vertical. You will be joining a team committed to working on high quality code and will work closely with the product team to develop new features for our platform.

Responsibilities:
- Design, estimate, and code new features. This is primarily a coding position.
- Architect new applications, and expand existing ones.
- Investigate and fix production issues.
- Define, document, and enforce engineering standards.
- Perform code reviews of your team members' work.
- Mentor junior developers.
- Participate in software design discussions.
- Participate in sprint planning and other project management meetings.
- Ensure all code that goes to production is of top quality.
- Ensure existing applications are scaled to meet expected demand.
- Identify and fix gaps in system reliability, such as production monitoring.

Required Experience:
- 7+ years with object-oriented programming in PHP.
- 4+ years with front-end technologies such as JavaScript, HTML, and CSS.
- Complex SQL queries and database schema design.
- MVC frameworks (Laravel, Yii).
- Working in a collaborative team environment using tools like JIRA and Git.
- Consuming and creating web services.
- Stable work history and an ability to collaborate effectively.

Nice to have:
- Scrum, Kanban, or other agile methodologies.
- Collaborating with engineering teams in multiple locations.
- Systems integration.
- Distributed systems.
- Service oriented architecture.
- Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
- Unit testing.
- Load testing.
- Page load optimization.
- Responsive design.
- Experience with modern server components (Memcache, Redis, ActiveMQ, Solr)

Success starts with having the right people. At Internet Brands, we value and mentor each member of our growing team. We seek out talented, goal-oriented professionals who live and breathe the Internet and thrive in a flexible but challenging work environment. Our team of innovators has enabled Internet Brands to sustain high levels of profitability and success while evolving along with the Internet for over 20 years.

At IB, we promote an entrepreneurial, friendly culture that applauds innovation and results while embracing change and independence. Our employees are intensely driven and constantly encouraged to reach higher and use creativity to achieve success – all the while enjoying high levels of collaboration and the luxury of coming to work in jeans and sneakers. We are proud to offer a unique blend of the innovation of a start-up with the history, stability, and benefits of an established corporation.

Internet Brands and its wholly owned affiliates are an equal opportunity employer.