Bronto Software: PHP Software Engineer

Posted by | August 26, 2010 | Web Pro Job Tips


Location: Durham, NC and Remote Opportunity


Bronto Software, a leading Software
as a Service, (SaaS) business in the email marketing space is seeking a
well-rounded PHP Software Engineer experienced with
medium-to-large-scale web development to assist in developing of our email
marketing and analytics web applications.  The Software Engineer will
assist in the design and implementation of new front-end features and
functionality and in the improvement in the performance and quality of our
existing code base. 
The Software Engineer must have
experience in developing robust applications in a hosted software (SaaS)
environment and be experienced with medium to large scale web development to assist
in developing our email marketing and analytics web applications.  Bronto
sends and tracks tens of millions of messages every day and provides near
real-time analysis and reporting to our customers.   We are working
with cutting edge technologies including Cassandra and Hadoop as we move toward
a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) internally.   While Bronto is
rapidly growing, we are a small enough team that you will be able to have a
direct impact on the design and development of our rapidly expanding feature
Bronto is rapidly growing and our current client list includes names like
Seventh Generation, Trek Bikes, Gander Mountain, and Etsy.  We are seeking
to increase the functionality of our applications as we continue to attract
clients looking to apply higher degrees of measurement and metric-based
analysis of their marketing campaigns.  If you have the technical
expertise, experience, and self-motivation required, we would love to hear from
Qualifications for our thrilling Jurassic
opportunity include:
  • BS degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or
    a related field
  • 2-5 years of experience in software development
  • Expertise coding/working in PHP and SQL (other
    languages a plus)
  • Knowledge of
    the latest internet memes.  Was that double rainbow really that
  • Experience working with source code control such as
    Subversion, CVS or GIT
  • You live and breathe acronyms like OOP, MVC, and OMGWTFBBQ makes
    perfect sense to you
  • Experience developing in a Linux/Unix
    environment.  No Microsoft here
  • Must subscribe to reddit
  • Knowledge of AJAX design patterns
  • Familiarity with Unit Test development and use
  • Ability to
    bring mad DJ skillz for your weekly Air Tunes session
  • Sense of humor helps too!
  • Eligibility to work in the US without sponsorship
  • Relocation will not be provided for this opportunity
Top Reasons why developers choose the Bronto Path:
  • Embrace the
    Green!  While working with Green Brontos, enjoy working in a
    “green” LEED certified office space at American Tobacco Campus.
  • Work at Bronto
    and still be able to “work out” – free membership to the YMCA
    located on campus
  • Free cool
    Bronto Swag! (link:
  • Yearly Bronto
    birthday bashes.  Free food, drink, games, and cake!  For our
    8th birthday we celebrated at the Historic Durham Athletic Park
  • Access to
    Bronto’s sweet season tickets for the Durham Bulls.
  • Eat Well –
    Fresh fruit, snacks, sodas, and drinks available for all employees.
  • Free parking –
    park your car in style in a covered garage, only steps away from the
    Bronto HQ.
  • Social
    Activities – impromptu trips to the watering hole located conveniently
    beside Bronto HQ.  “Assassin” – Brontos compete with nerf
    guns in a company- wide strategy challenge. Invites to wine tastings,
    cornhole tournaments, and paintball outings also come complimentary with
    your role at Bronto.
  • A foosball
    table is just a short walk away from your desk.  Trying to solve a
    tough problem?  Work it out with a game of foosball with other Brontos.
  • Open and
    transparent office environment for ideal collaboration with coworkers.
  • We’re Mac and
    PC friendly; we don’t discriminate.
  • Dress Code –
    our office is comfortable and so is our dress code.  Do you have an
    ample supply of Woot t-shirts, shorts and flip flops?

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