Senior Software Engineer (PHP) - Everyday Health

Engineering New York, New York Remote


Position at Everyday Health

What You'll Do

Everyday Health Group is looking for a Senior 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 must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be comfortable working in a fast moving, agile environment. 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.

The Work
  • Collaborate with a team of developers to design, develop, unit test, and support new features
  • Work with the Product Managers to help define and implement functional and non-functional requirements
  • Work closely with the QA team to ensure that code is released with little or no bugs
  • 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
  • Be able to take ownership of a project from start to finish, while working with stakeholders to understand the requirements and meeting expectations
  • Perform code reviews while maintaining coding, compliance and security standards


About You
  • BA/BS Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related work experience
  • Minimum 5+ 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 Rest APIs, SOAP and microservices
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) a plus
  • Built high traffic web sites leveraging various caching strategies
  • Comfortable working in a fast moving and agile environment
  • Be proactive, ambitious, and have the desire to continually improve your skill set


Who We Are

Everyday Health Group, a division of J2 Global Inc., is a leading provider of digital health marketing and communications solutions. Everyday Health Group attracts a large and engaged audience of over 49 million consumers and over 800,000 practicing physicians in the U.S. to its premier health and wellness properties, and utilizes its data and analytics expertise to deliver highly personalized content experiences and efficient and effective marketing and engagement solutions. Everyday Health Group enables consumers to manage their daily health and wellness needs, healthcare professionals to stay informed and make better decisions for their patients, and marketers, health payers and providers to communicate and engage with consumers and healthcare professionals to drive better health outcomes. Everyday Health Group’s content and solutions are delivered through multiple channels, including desktop, mobile web, and mobile phone and tablet applications, as well as video and social media.

What We Offer 
Alongside a dynamic and fun working environment that include amazing views of the Hudson, and on-going career development opportunities, Everyday Health Group offers top tier medical, dental and vision insurance options, fully-stocked kitchens with complimentary snacks and beverages, and a 401(k) plan with matched contributions. We also have a Flexible Time Off policy so you can take time off as you need it, a Commuter Benefits plan and employee discounts on various services, such as gym memberships and pet insurance.