LittleThings

PHP Engineer

New York, NY - Full Time

About Us 

Headquartered in New York City, LittleThings is the #1 digital lifestyle destination for women across generations. LittleThings employs a growing team of 100+ media professionals, creatives, and digital experts who create, scale, and distribute its engaging, meaningful programming. LittleThings has an unparalleled audience who view 130+ million monthly onsite videos and over 300 million distributed videos.  In addition, LittleThings has 13 long-form programs broadcast on Facebook Live, LittleThings.com, and various OTT platforms.


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
  • Daily snacks, fruit, beverages, & organic coffee
  • In-office Massages 
     
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