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Senior Back End/PHP, 100% Remote

REMOTE, Florida

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Role: Senior Back End/PHP, 100% Remote
Location: 100% Remote, South Florida based company
Compensation: $120K-$140K
Job Type: Full Time/Perm

Senior Back-End Engineer
General Position Description

The Senior Back-end Engineer will be working with the existing engineering team to upgrade and maintain our multifaceted SaaS platform. This is a critical role within our engineering team as we look to transition out of our current legacy system into a more scalable solution. We are seeking someone with a strong software engineering background and a successful history of engineering SaaS solutions to scale. Candidates must have experience building and maintaining enterprise-level software applications.

Who We Want:

  • Independent thinkers and self starters.
  • Someone who enjoys solving complex problems and is able to think on their feet.
  • Awesome communicators.
  • A dedicated team member who will work to ensure projects are completed on time and meet expectations.
  • A highly collaborative individual. There is no “i” in Team.
  • Be willing and able to roll up your sleeves and lead by example.


  • Rapidly gain a deep understanding of the current company ecosystem, including system integrations, business rules and flows.
  • Engineer solutions based on product specifications while ensuring adherence to development best practices.
  • Maintain top delivery standards by building robust, secure, and quality software that meets the needs of the business.
  • Participate in and perform code reviews.
  • Participate in technical feature reviews.
  • BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science or closely related field.
  • Ability to accurately estimate workload for a given task.
  • 7+ years of previous software engineering experience in a team environment.
  • Hands on experience designing, developing, and architecting complex backend systems.
  • 5+ years of experience in the LAMP stack with specific experience in areas outlined below desired:

                  ?    Symfony Framework

                  ?    Laravel

                  ?    PHPUnit

                  ?    MySQL

                  ?    Doctrine

  • Strong problem solving skills with the ability to implement solutions quickly and efficiently.
  • Experience in delivering testable, high-quality software with many dependencies.
  • 5+ years of experience in Agile software development, including SCRUM, Kanban, Scrumban, etc.

Bonus Skills:

  • Strong experience with TDD is a plus.
  • Familiarity with reservation systems and / or travel industry booking systems is a plus.
  • Experience with complex digital transformations is a plus.
  • Strong experience in front-end stacks such as Angularjs, React and Node.js is a plus.
  • Experience with AWS is a plus.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Base salary is commensurate with work experience.
  • 10 paid vacation days
  • 5 paid sick days
  • 1 day off for your birthday (actual birthday)
  • 6  paid holidays
  • 401K
  • We offer medical, dental, vision, life insurance, etc. as well as a Flexible Spending Account (FSA).

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