Sr. Software Engineer

Higher Logic
Washington, DC
Sep 17, 2021
Sep 22, 2021
Full Time
Job Description Higher Logic is looking for an eager Senior PHP Developer ready to help grow our platform and build out strong solutions. The role is heavily focused on back-end development, with the opportunity to keep your front-end skills fresh from time to time. Responsibilities: Work in a multidisciplinary agile team to build and maintain features. Write code with proper testing and review code of fellow teammates. Triage and fix bugs. Work closely with our front-end developers (web and UX), designers and product manager to build thoughtful and polished features. Use modern technologies and the latest web standards that scale to serve millions of users and perform well on all kinds of devices and platforms. Work primarily within the scope of your team, but youll also belong to the guild of your craft to enhance the quality and understanding of it through mentorship and sharing experiences. Guilds are a great place to propose new or updated coding practices, suggest improvements to the architecture and otherwise empower people with knowledge to improve their everyday work. Qualifications: Agile values and principles. SOLID. KISS. DRY. Design patterns. DI. Singleton. Decorator. Chain-of-responsibility. Dealing with race conditions (Database, Cache, Filesystem). Dealing with scalability issues. Dealing with security and vulnerabilities issues. Dealing with MySQL query optimization. Desired Qualifications 5+ years of experience working with PHP with a major OOP framework. MySQL. Modular/Pluggable architecture. REST API architecture. Testing framework (PHPUnit or similar). What you'll earn: Competitive compensation. Comprehensive health benefits package. 401(k) plan with employer match. Healthcare and dependent-care flexible spending account. Company short-term and long-term disability insurance. Company culture that recognizes its employees. Room for growth and development and management that cares about your professional growth and will help you achieve your goals. Significant advancement opportunities for outstanding performers. EEO Disclosure Higher Logic is committed to equal opportunity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Higher Logic is committed to ensuring that its application process provides an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an application, please contact us by emailing

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