Blackbird (fka PalominoDB & DriveDev) is looking for a talented PHP Developer to join our team and work on critical client-engagements. Our team includes industry vets such as MySQL scalability visionary, Laine Campbell, and Jay Edwards, Twitter's first DBA and Lead database engineer for Obama for America. Whether it's projects for Adobe, Zendesk, Chegg, Edmodo, or FitBit, and we're extremely ambitious and excited about our work. The atmosphere is fast-paced, fun and rewarding, and we constantly evaluate the latest technologies to determine the best tools available.
This role will primarily be remote development, although onsite work is required a few days per month.
Work directly with the Technical Lead, Product Managers, and Engineering teams to design, develop and implement new features and functionalities
Be responsible for larger projects, building out new applications and platforms
Perform development work both independently as well as in small development teams, overseeing and managing a groups of developers
Strong practical knowledge of PHP and various PHP frameworks
Strong knowledge of RDBMS and schema design
Knowledge in system design around scalability is highly desirable
Experience building products from the ground up, especially in an early stage startup environment, is a plus.
Strong hands-on coding skill with PHP and SQL
Experience working with APIs and frameworks (Facebook, OpenSocial, Flickr) is a plus
Experience with schema design and ETL is preferred
Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related work experience
Highly competitive salary and incentives plan, as well as 100% paid health, dental, vision benefits, PTO, and 401(k). We offer training and tuition reimbursement, as well as many other perks.