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Shopping Links is hiring a Senior PHP Developer

  • Job Title
:Senior PHP Developer
  • Reports to
:Technical Product Lead
  • Location
:Multiple Locations

ABOUT SHOPPING LINKS

Shopping Links is an online marketplace designed to make it easier for Bloggers and Brands to connect and collaborate. We’ve made it our goal to specialize in the identification and engagement of the world’s leading and most up to date Fashion, Beauty and Lifestyle Bloggers.

We are an Australian start-up with a significant number of leading brands and bloggers interacting with our site daily. We connect Bloggers with Brands based on their specific requirements, taking the guesswork and time out of Blogger outreach. Our automatically updated digital media kit for Bloggers means that Brands are able to make more informed choices about the Bloggers they wish to work with. What’s more, new Blogger talent is emerging daily, making it difficult for Brands and Agencies to remain on top of ‘who’s who’ and ‘who’s new’. Shopping Links makes it easier for Brands to identify and connect with new talent as soon as that talent emerges.

Bloggers are now an essential part of any Brand Marketing Strategy and at Shopping Links we have brought together influencer and affiliate marketing, enabling brands and bloggers to collaborate together to reach new audiences.

JOB PURPOSE

We need someone who has considerable potential to take on more responsibilities and leadership as our start-up grows. We are looking for someone who is passionate about Influencer Marketing, Fashion, Beauty and Lifestyle. We need someone who loves bloggers and shopping as much as we do! Our ideal candidate will be great, not only at client service, but also problem solving and structured/systematic thinking to identify and build processes around our clients' needs.

We're looking for a smart, savvy and creative person to join our team to help us develop and deliver a cloud-based influencer campaign management service. Our ideal candidate will understand the complexity of delivering to global customers and have and a good understanding of identity management, authentication, security, and cloud scaling.

As a full stack PHP developer, you will closely with other members of our team, ensuring focus on infrastructure, security and operations. This is a high visibility position and an ideal role for someone who enjoys having a broad understanding of the technologies used in our end to end value chain.

Influencer Marketing is an exciting new industry, and this is a fantastic opportunity for someone to expand their career and jump in head first.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist the team with technical guidance in software design and development activities
  • Investigate and implement code fixes to reduce issues in the entire stack, this includes production issues
  • Deep analysis of the code to understand issues in PHP, MVC architecture
  • Design, implement, and improve existing tools to help diagnose problems in order to reduce time to resolution
  • Assist in maintenance and upgrades of existing different versions of the system
  • Participate in design reviews and recommend improvements
  • Provide support in all phases of SDLC and ensure to deliver high-quality products
  • Analyse and troubleshoot application issues in a timely fashion
  • Develop most effective technical solutions to meet business requirements
  • Work with other Engineers in planning, prioritizing and executing assigned tasks within deadlines
  • Assist in risk assessment and mitigation activities
  • Attend team meetings to communicate project status and discuss about new ideas and any issues
  • Recommend new technologies to ensure quality and productivity
  • Prepare test cases, plans and procedures
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • At least 5 years of commercial software development experience in a variety of languages including PHP
  • Well-versed with front-end code in HTML5, CSS3, Javascript with familiarity in various frameworks and template languages
  • Experience with SaaS applications in the cloud, AWS preferably
  • Database experience, including relational and non-relational databases
  • Comfort context switching as quickly as the situation demands
  • Flexibility to take on a myriad of assignments across several project areas
  • Passion for product and customer, not just for code
  • Willingness to learn and embrace new technologies, languages, and frameworks
  • Strong team player that wants to win together
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Well-versed with front-end code in HTML5, CSS3, Javascript with familiarity in various frameworks and template languages
  • Possess strong understanding of Object-Oriented Programming, especially in PHP
  • Proficient with database design, optimization, and tuning in MySQL
  • Experience in design patterns, unit testing, automation techniques
  • Exposure to Amazon Web Services
  • Experience in PHP frameworks such as Slim, Yii, Phalcon, Laravel, or proven ability to learn on the job
  • Self-motivated, fast learner, detail-oriented, team player and a good communicator
HOW TO APPLY:

Interested? Send us an email at jobs@shoppinglinks.com
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