Kindling: Talented PHP Developer

Posted by | November 1, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips


Location: New York, NY


Kindling LLC is looking for a talented PHP developer to join our team.
Kindling is a small firm of design–driven, passionate technologists who work in midtown Manhattan. We’re a product shop featuring a handful of interrelated products for business and enterprise centered around innovation and collaboration.
At Kindling you’ll be part of a tight–knit, supportive, creative, collaborative team that is passionate about building great user experiences, learning new skills and techniques, and doing the right thing.
You definitely:
  • Are a smart, motivated, focused person who enjoys crafting great software.
  • When building software, you tend to have the user’s experience in mind.
  • Have a strong understanding of PHP.
  • Have a strong understanding of MySQL.
  • Have experience with Javascript.
  • Have a broad range of interests when it comes to development.
  • Have a bias towards shipping software. You understand technical debt and why it is sometimes necessary.
  • Have an in–depth understanding of programming as a craft. This doesn’t necessarily mean a BS in Computer Science or anything, but if you’ve got one, great.
  • Are either in or moving to NYC. If you’re living in New York, you are qualified to work here without sponsorship. (Sorry, we can’t currently sponsor H1–B candidates.)
  • Are a good communicator and enjoy working with a team of smart folks. If you’re a cowboy coder, look elsewhere.
It’d be nice if you:
  • Have experience developing with MVC architecture.
  • Understand and enjoy HTTP and RESTful web applications.
  • Have experience developing an API and working with APIs.
  • Have experience scaling websites.
  • Have experience with automated testing.?
Job Perks: 
Danger Zone is our theme song. Someone will photoshop you with a new hairstyle. Your colleagues are amazing at Street Fighter. 
Oh, and health insurance benefits, discount to the local gym, prof dev days, bi-weekly lunches, etc.

To apply: To apply, you must:
Write a winning cover letter.
Attach a resume with links to projects you’ve worked on.
Attach some code samples.
Use the subject line "PHP Danger Zone"

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