Application Engineer

Architecting and building backend applications

YOU: An advanced backend engineer who collaborates with interface engineers, designers, and producers to bring digital products to life

THEM: A Brooklyn-based ‘agency’ that focuses solely on user-centered websites and platforms. If you’re in to Flash and/or advertising campaigns, you’ve come to the wrong place. This shop is all about creating modern interactive systems, using an interdisciplinary approach that blends the practices of design, technology and branding.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Build backend applications with special attention to performance, extensibility, sustainability, and security.
  • Extend application features by building interfaces to 3rd party services.
  • Set up codebase and various environments (local, test, production) with deployment tools to be used by the other developers of the team.
  • Collaborate on research and experimentation for client and internal project work.
  • Support the front-end engineer in client-side application integration.
  • Write specs and documentation for readmes, internal or external documentation as needed

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong knowledge of modern PHP techniques, Laravel framework and related tools
  • Fluent with database technologies as PostgreSQL and MySQL/MariaDB
  • Comfortable with provisioning and deployment tools such as Forge and Ansible
  • Savvy user of Git
  • Keen eye for detail and passion for performant, clean code
  • Adept at navigating technical conversations with both team members and clients alike
  • Have an understanding of agency workflow and are an expert collaborator. Comfortable in a fast-paced environment, you are able to pivot between work streams; you can focus on one project for an extended duration or contribute to multiple projects simultaneously.
  • You follow industry-accepted standards, specifications, and best practices and you contribute to or follow open source projects.

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