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PHP Engineer

About Us 

Headquartered in New York City, LittleThings is the #1 digital lifestyle destination that publishes engaging, meaningful content for women across generations. LittleThings employs a growing team of 100+ media professionals, creatives, and digital experts that help scale and distribute impactful stories across the social web. With an unparalleled audience of 57 million monthly uniques, LittleThings achieves the highest engagement per article and garners 275 million monthly cross-platform video views.

 

About You 

LittleThings is seeking to hire an experienced on-site Engineer to join our fast-moving and enthusiastic tech team. In this role, you will be doing daily updates to a large WordPress installation, both front-end and back-end. You will be part of new projects and also have numerous opportunities to jump into our Laravel-powered projects. 

Since your work will have a direct impact on our products and multiple business units, the ideal candidate must be able to work within a small team in a very collaborative setting. This is an excellent opportunity for a strong engineer who enjoys solving technical challenges in a fun and creative environment.

 

Responsibilities

Work with the following technologies:

  • PHP
  • WordPress
  • MySQL/PostgreSQL
  • Redis
  • Nginx
  • jQuery
  • Testing (phpUnit, Codeception, etc.) a huge plus
  • Git and GitHub
  • MacOS/Linux

 

Requirements

  • A minimum of 1 year of experience designing, building, and maintaining web applications
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to lead projects and make design decisions accordingly
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of engineers, both in-house and outsourced

 

Company Perks

  • Healthcare, dental, and vision plans
  • 401K plan 
  • Generous 24 month anniversary gift 
  • Video games & Ping-Pong table
  • Thursday evening happy hours
  • Friday catered lunches
  • Walking distance to Penn Station, Grand Central Station, & Herald Square subway
  • Flexible vacation days
  • Window-lined office
  • Unlimited snacks, fruit, beverages, & organic coffee
  • In-office Massages 
     
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