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Backend Web Developer (Laravel)

🏒 ScaleLab πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Los Angeles, CA, US πŸ•‘ March 10

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Who are we looking for

Are you a type of person who loves to dive into a new technology stack? Are you self-motivated to explore and embrace new trends, routines, and technology? Do you love to work in a small and productive team?

We are looking for an experienced, LA-based Backend Engineer who will play a key role in ScaleLab’s vision for an integrated experience for brands and influencers. You will be a part of a small engineering team improving on our current suite of products, as well as building a brand new product that’s meant to revolutionize the influencer marketing industry.  


- 3+ years of back end development (PHP)

- Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills, motivation, and passion

- Expert level PHP with Laravel 5 framework

- Practical experience building and consuming RESTful APIs

- Strong knowledge of PHP 7, SOLID (object-oriented design), Object-relational mapping and LEMP stacks

- Experience in OOP (object oriented programming) & SOA (Service-oriented architecture)

- Strong MySQL knowledge (table design, complex query creation, best practices)

- Solid understanding of the full web technology stack (e.g. HTTP, cookies, asset loading, caching, REST)

- Experience writing unit and integration tests

- Experience using CI/CD tools and systems such as Jenkins, Hudson, GitLab, GitHub, etc.

- Experience with Symfony is a plus

- Experience with Docker is a plus

- Experience with Websockets is a plus


- Design, develop, and maintain various backend APIs using Laravel and PHP7

- Write and maintain clean, well-written, test-driven PHP code and documentation conforming to standards

- Troubleshoot, identify and resolve API performance problems

- Optimize database schema, queries, and caching

- Collaborate with peers on best practices and promote knowledge sharing

- Release early, release often


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