Senior Software Engineer (back-end, PHP)

Automattic

Automattic are the people behind WordPress.com, WooCommerce, Jetpack, Tumblr, Simplenote, Longreads, and more. We believe in making the web a better place.

Requirements

  • Have production experience with several programming languages. We mostly use PHP and JavaScript at Automattic – you should either be familiar with them already or the idea of using them on a daily basis should not be a blocker for you.
  • Have experience working on a large-scale system. Making it faster, more scalable, and fault-tolerant.
  • Know about systems architecture.
  • Are highly collaborative and you love participating in code reviews and discussions about architecture, or design.
  • Are passionate about and experienced in software development; in particular, advanced PHP knowledge is a plus.
  • Are knowledgeable about design patterns and testability; having experience with testing frameworks, performance testing and unit testing is very welcome.
  • Are thoughtful about product design, with good user experience instincts.
  • Are open and able to travel 3-4 weeks per year to meet up with your teammates in person.

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