PHP Software Engineer - Everyday Health

Engineering New York, New York Remote - United States


Position at Everyday Health - Professional

Everyday Health Group (EHG) is a recognized leader in patient and provider education and services attracting an engaged audience of over 60 million health consumers and over 800,000 U.S. practicing physicians and clinicians. Our mission is to drive better clinical and health outcomes through decision-making informed by highly relevant information, data, and analytics. We empower healthcare professionals and consumers with trusted content and services delivered through Everyday Health Group’s world-class brands.

The Opportunity

Everyday Health Group Pro is is looking for a Software Engineer (PHP) to join our Professional team (MedPage Today).  MedPage Today is one of the leading online providers of real-time breaking medical news for healthcare professionals and consumers.  As part of our tight-knit team, you’ll contribute to numerous high-profile projects of strategic importance to the business and will share your knowledge of best practices, strategies, and techniques. We work together to create a website experience that helps our audience live healthier lives every day.

The candidate must have a passion for software development, solutions architecture and application performance to join the technology team.  In this role you will build enterprise-level applications and services while working closely with various product teams using agile methodologies.  You must have strong analytical and technical skills using PHP and MYSQL in order to be successful in this role.

You must also have the ability to communicate complex concepts in a concise manner to both technical and non-technical staff. You are a developer who enjoys designing software that performs and scales well, and you’re looking to join a rapidly growing team with an emphasis on creating exciting products.

Key Responsibilities

  • You will collaborate with a team of developers to design, develop, unit test, and support new features
  • Propose and implement technical solutions that fulfill functional and non-functional requirements
  • Be willing to challenge design ideas when other opportunities exist to solve a problem
  • Explain and “whiteboard” complex technical issues to audiences with varying levels of technical expertise
  • Expected to be proactive, ambitious, and have the desire to continually improve your skill set
  • Conduct system analysis and issue resolution as needed
  • Maintain coding, compliance and security standards
  • Work with other departments, stakeholders, and customers on software development, improvements, internal tools, and implementation issues

Job Qualifications

  • BA/BS Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related work experience + minimum 4 years of experience developing in PHP, HTML, JavaScript, and CSS on LAMP stack
  • Experience with the following: PHP 7, PHP Frameworks (Yii, Laravel, or Symfony), Linux/Unix
  • Experience with MVC or OOP design patterns
  • Experience with Database design, development, and performance tuning using MYSQL database
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) a plus
  • Built high traffic web sites leveraging various caching strategies
  • Experience with agile development methodology
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills and comfortable working in a fast moving, agile environment
  • You are self-motivated, needing little guidance on completing tasks on time and meeting expectations in terms of requirements
  • Enjoy leading, motivating and collaborating with others

Our Culture and Values

We love collaboration, always desire to understand the business problem we’re solving, push decisions down as low as possible, and want to further our culture of innovation and experimentation.  We created our values together, to embody both our audience goals and our workplace aspirations: to promote diversity and create opportunities; to be authentic; to enable wellness; to ignite passion and reimagine possibilities; to be results driven with a bias toward action; and to inspire connectedness.

About Everyday Health

At Everyday Health Group, a division of J2 Global®, we work in a culture of collaboration and welcome those who desire to join our growing global community.  We believe in careers versus jobs and people versus employees.  We seek enthusiastic individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit looking for an environment that rewards your best work. 

Everyday Health offers competitive salaries in addition to robust health and wellness focused benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and disability benefits; Flexible Spending accounts, 401(k) with company match, an Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Pregnancy and Parental leave, Family Planning Support via Maven,  Flexible Time Off, Volunteer Time Off, Fitness Reimbursement as well as employee-focused engagement and education programs, including Employee Resource Groups and company-sponsored events. If you’re seeking a dynamic work environment where you can see the direct impact of your performance, then Everyday Health is the place for you.

Everyday Health Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees.

This is a remote/office-based position which may be performed anywhere in the United States except within Colorado.