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.


  • 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


  • 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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