Senior API Programmer (PHP) | The Better Software Company

Senior API Programmer (PHP)

The Better Software Company has an exciting opportunity to work in a developer-centric workspace with the ability to have a true impact on our SAAS product.

  • Work Hours: 9am - 5pm EST
  • Full Time
  • Full Benefits Package
  • Stock options
  • Ability to work from home

We requires a Senior API Programmer with PHP experience to help build, manage, and support our SaaS offering. The Senior API Programmer will be working within a small team of Software Engineers, and play a vital part in building great cloud-based products and services.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, a critical-thinker, and highly motivated. Able to work unsupervised, they will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, and be a team player.

The Senior API Programmer will have the following Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, and maintain cloud-based SaaS application, built with PHP/Laravel & MySQL.
  • Create and document both internal and customer-facing RESTful APIs

The candidate MUST have the following skills and experience:

  • 5+ years developing enterprise-level, mission-critical software
  • 3+ years developing in a PHP MVC framework (Laravel preferred)
  • Take pride in producing clean, well formatted, and maintainable code (no lone wolves/cowboys)
  • Experience working with a version control system (VCS - git)
  • Solid grasp of OO principles and API design patterns

The candidate SHOULD have the following skills and experience:

  • Capacity to mentoring fellow developers
  • Experience with Laravel framework
  • Experience/understanding of micro-serviced API architecture
  • Has a bachelor degree or higher

Front-end web development experience, particularly with Vue.js, is an asset.

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