Bronto Software: PHP Software Engineers

Posted by | September 2, 2010 | Web Pro Job Tips


Location: Durham, NC and US Based Remote Opportunity


Bronto Software, a leading Software
as a Service, (SaaS) business in the email marketing for e-commerce sector is
seeking experienced PHP Software Engineers to develop new e-commerce analytics and marketing automation
applications. Bronto Software tracks
and aggregates tens of millions of data points every day and provides near
real-time analysis and reporting to our customers.  This functionality is
made possible through leading Open Source technologies including PHP, Java,
MySQL, Cassandra, Hadoop, and Lucene. Our Software Engineering teams are small
and nimble; qualified applicants will have a direct impact on the design and
development of Bronto’s newest set of features.  If you have the
technical expertise, experience, and self-motivation required, we would love to
hear from you.
 Only apply if you want to:
  • Be a part of a fast moving team, working with the
    latest tools and technologies
  • Write code in object-oriented PHP using MVC frameworks
    and best-practice design patterns.
  • Help develop our next generation of powerful marketing
    automation and analytics functionality
  • Develop innovative applications for displaying and
    manipulating data in a high-volume, always-available environment
  • Have the
    ability to bring mad DJ skillz to our open Air Tunes speaker system
  • Have knowledge
    of the latest Internet memes.  Was that double rainbow really that
Software Engineering Projects
will include:
  • Implementation of new application functionality to
    allow customers to better analyze and segment their customer base
  • Marketing automation and workflow interfaces utilizing
    the latest JavaScript and HTML5 technologies
  • Interface with RESTful internal services provided by
    our Platform team to store and analyze web-scale data
Qualifications for our
opportunity include:
  • BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering
    or a related field
  • At least 2 years of full-time experience in software
  • Expertise coding in PHP (Java, Python, Ruby, or other
    languages a plus)
  • AJAX design pattern experience
  • Solid object-oriented design skills
  • Familiarity with design patterns, unit testing, and
    writing testable code
  • Knowledge of n-tier or service-oriented architectures
  • Comfortable with Linux or OS X development environments;
    no Microsoft here
  • Experience working with Subversion, Git, CVS, or other source
    code management tools
Other Useful Skills:
  • Experience with writing applications employing large-scale
    data storage and analysis systems
  • PHP framework expertise, especially Zend
  • Knowledge of Internet/email marketing software, email
    systems, web analytics or other highly transactional write-intensive
    systems is also highly preferred.
  • 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:
  • We embrace the
    Green!  In more ways than one! 
    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 the 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
  • 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?

To apply: Send your resume to and/or apply on-line @

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