Award-winning WiseBread.com is looking for a senior front-end developer. Must have 4+ years web app building experience (at least 2 years in PHP and JS). You ll manage a remote team in building public-facing web apps that help consumers compare financial products (think Nerdwallet).
We offer competitive compensation and full benefits. You ll be working from home but will get plenty of support (and dog selfies) from our friendly staff via Slack and Skype. This is a nationwide telecommute position with flexible schedule -- you can work from home from anywhere.
You will be the lead developer responsible for the entire pipeline of creating web apps in an agile environment -- from creating technical specs, coding it (alongside your dev team), testing, documentation, deployment, and maintenance.
You will manage a team of talented remote developers. Must enforce best practices for software development -- e.g. code that s easy to support, well commented/documented, and follow our coding standards. Must have excellent online communication skills. Must be available for scheduled phone calls between 3-7 pm Pacific.
You ll be our go-to troubleshooter for front end problems, including fixing tracking issues with ad networks (API/web service integration) and HTML/PHP/JS/CSS bug fixes.
Required Skills :
Strongly prefer you have deployed in production a high-performance, scalable and public-facing scalable web application using PHP and JS.
Extensive experience hand coding vanilla HTML/PHP/JS/CSS.
Familiarity with every part of the LAMP stack -- enough to to know how each technology is suppose to behave and how each technology s malfunction may affect your web app. Working knowledge of SQL required. Familiarity with caching services (e.g., Memcached, Varnish, CDN) preferred.
Understanding of unit testing and E2E testing concepts. Experience with PHPUnit, Mocha, BrowserStack, Selenium WebDriver or Cypress.io a plus.
Experience working with 3rd-party APIs that use JSON/REST/XML/SOAP. Even better if experience is with an ad platform s API (e.g., Facebook, Adwords, etc).
Experience working in a team-based development environment. Familiar with code branching methods (e.g., Gitflow Workflow) and software containers (e.g., Docker).
Solid understanding of responsive design, and common solutions for cross-browser, device and platform issues. Passion for UI/UX a plus.
Full health, dental, and vision benefits, 401(k) with company match, FSA, paid holidays and vacations, maternity leave, flexible schedules, generous home office budget, and opportunity to work in your pajamas!
About Wise Bread
Founded in 2006, Wise Bread s personal finance articles are syndicated worldwide via partners such as Time, Kiplinger s, Yahoo, Money Magazine, Reader s Digest, and Business Insider. We ve won Best of the Web honors from PC Magazine, MSN, About.com, Slate, and AARP. Wise Bread averages 2-3 million pageviews per month and our editors are regular contributors to NPR and ABC News.
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