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Senior Application Architect – PHP

You will determine the best approach for solving some key problems around messaging and analytics. A broad knowledge of available technologies from MongoDB to Docker will assist in finding a solution that will perform at scale. You will use php to efficiently move data and communicate with the front-end application as well as power the backend processes that analyze and act on data.

You will:

  • Design and develop critical application components
  • Optimize existing processes for scale and stability
  • Work across borders and time zones to help drive projects to completion
  • Perform peer code reviews
  • Contribute to broader application architecture
  • Help make an innovative, respectful and motivated team even better

To be successful you will need:

  • 5-6+ years PHP experience including Laravel
  • 2-3+ years working with Javascript
  • Git for version control
  • Experience working in high volume environment
  • The desire and ability to solve complex problems
  • Ability to self-manage, but can collaborate effectively
  • To command an in-depth knowledge of PHP, proficient in Laravel
  • To know their way around JavaScript (backbone.js a plus)
  • Good working knowledge of MongoDB, and how php interacts with mongo
  • To be familiar with a git workflow for version control
  • To knock out a small service with Lumen and deploy it with Docker pretty effortlessly
  • To exhibit leadership qualities

Additional Experience:

  • Experience with Elasticsearch
  • Experience scaling AWS


  • Generous salary/compensation and annual/quarterly bonus plan
  • Stock Options for all employees
  • Full Health/Medical coverage (100% paid by company)
  • Paid Holidays, Sick leave and self-managed Vacation policy (we don’t cap time off)
  • Remote Work/Life Balance (work from home, office, remote)
  • Dedicated “learning” budget for expanding skills/expertise – continual learning
  • Dental/Vision plans (reimbursement)
  • A cool place to work

While we are open to remote candidates, we are primarily searching for local San Diego hires or candidates willing to relocate.