PHP Developer (Junior to Mid Level)

FloSports Inc., a sports media company based in Austin, is currently seeking an experienced PHP Developer to be based out of our Orlando (Longwood) office. We’re a full AWS shop, busy writing a solid and scalable system to meet our growing needs. In this role you will be responsible for writing reliable code on our new platform that handles all aspects of our business, from customer facing video and content delivery to back end CMS systems. We’re looking for an extremely reliable and sharp coder who has experience working on MVC Frameworks and PHP-based CMS systems, who is ready to tackle new challenges.

This position will primarily work on our MileSplit product, a site focused on high school track & field, but will have room to grow and work on other projects. 

RESPONSIBILITIES of the role include:

  • Writing solid, well documented OOP code on the Symfony2 framework
  • Working closely with product management and UX designers
  • Determining any functionality that the site must support and developing PHP content based on approved specifications
  • Writing automated testing with PHPUnit, Selenium to avoid regressions at all cost
  • Refactor code to make things more stable and efficient
  • Working closely with DevOps to ensure stable systems and machine requirements
  • Participating in ruthless code reviews with fellow coders to ensure the highest quality
  • Taking ownership and full responsibility for your tasks
  • Working closely with QA to avoid gaps in testing
  • Providing ad hoc reporting and analysis as required
  • Occasionally wrestle, run and eat breakfast tacos with your fellow employees

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • 3+ years of PHP experience, including work with MVC frameworks
  • MySQL
  • HTML, CSS
  • JavaScript with jQuery
  • Solid communication skills
  • Open to being mentored and embrace new ideas, challenges, and technologies

Bonus Points for experience with:

  • AWS tools such as EC2, RDS, S3, Cloudfront, CloudSearch, SNS, SQS, etc.
  • Experience with Agile work methodology
  • Redis
  • Memcache, Varnish or other caching software
  • Lighttpd and Nginx
  • Node.JS
  • Linux
  • LESS or SASS CSS compilers
  • Composer
  • Jenkins
  • Git and Github
  • Code Reviews
  • Unit, Regression or Functional Testing
  • Load Testing
  • Mac OSX
  • PHPStorm
  • Symfony2, Yii or Laravel
  • Light graphic manipulation in PhotoShop or Pixelmator
  • A sense of humor in the face of chaos
  • Track & field, cross country or other competitive athletic experience.

Apply
Apply HERE with your resume, cover letter and salary requirements. We look forward to considering your candidacy for the role!

About FloSports

FloSports, an innovative sports media and events company based in Austin, Texas, is the authentic source for content and a new world of coverage that true fans have been waiting for. Focused on three areas – live competition and coverage, original content, and owned and operated events – the company takes fragmented communities and provides them the platform to connect with the sports they love.

Through live streaming of premier events, original video programming, weekly studio shows, branded entertainment, and event creation and execution, FloSports is changing the game for the sports, the athletes and the fans. Current verticals under the FloSports header are Running, Elite Fitness, Wrestling, Gymnastics, and Softball.