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Sr. Back End API Developer


Feasterville-Trevose, PA | Posted: 6 months ago

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Company Overview

SimpleTire is the Fastest Growing Automotive Brand in America according to Inc. Magazine 2018 All Star Entrepreneurs with over 1000% growth in three years!  

SimpleTire was co-founded by brothers, Andy and Josh Chalofsky, and friend, Kenny Pratt. They shared a common vision to create a company that would offer people the largest selection of tires at the best possible prices, all across the country.

In 2012, the trio successfully converted the traditional business model into a technology-driven model, which linked independent tire distributors across the country into one seamless e-commerce network, creating SimpleTire.

Today, SimpleTire's network stretches across the country with more than 10,000 installation centers and over 3,000 independent supply points. It employs almost 100 people and supports thousands of local businesses.

As a Senior PHP Developer, your essential job functions will include the following:

  • Integration and implementation of information technology components to meet the needs of the organization. 
  • Collaborate with peers, department heads and subject matter experts to develop and maintain the organization's desired future state code and systems
  • Drive simplification across computing environments to reduce costs and improve performance and availability of server, network and end-user computing systems, SEO values and PCI compliance.
  • Identify and champion the introduction of new methods, approaches, and technologies that will bring significant value to the organization.
  • Always incorporate methods to maintain high system and infrastructure availability.
  • Vendor and Outsourcing Management

  • Conduct vendor evaluations prior to selection for products and/or services.  Advise on vendor contracts in the best interest of SimpleTire.
  • Oversee relationships with outsourcing partners and vendors in conjunction with IT Governance.
  • Hold partners to a high degree of reliability and performance through Service Level Agreements that specify the terms or our relationships.
  • Leadership, Mentoring and Coaching

  • Oversee recruiting, selecting, hiring, developing, goal setting, coaching and reviewing the performance of staff in support of the above responsibilities.
  • Lead, plan, organize, delegate, track and report on select technical staff, as well as external vendors.
  • Facilitate problem solving and collaboration.
  • Use the Talent Management process to develop and mentor each associate.
  • As a member of the Technology senior leadership team, provide both technical and managerial advice, make decisions and provide recommendations for effective and efficient information technology delivery.
  • Required Experience:

  • PHP 7
  • Building apps using a modern framework (Symfony preferred)
  • Prefered Experience:

  • Unit testing
  • Design patterns
  • PSR-2 coding standards
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree preferred in computer science, web development or a related field, relevant work experience accepted in lieu of degree
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience as an application developer utilizing technologies such as PHP, MySQL, git / github, and Jira.
  • Must be able to work with changing deadlines and aggressive priorities, in a fast-paced high-growth business environment
  • Excellent project management (JIRA), communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience utilizing Agile practices a plus.
  • Competencies Required

  • Results Orientation
  • Agility
  • Initiative
  • Influence
  • Customer Focus
  • Learn Quickly 
  • Recognize Implications 
  • Apply Knowledge
  • Benefits and Perks

    • Excellent medical, dental, vision, STD, LTD, Life Insurance, 401k, PTO
    • Company sponsored events, casual dress code, free snacks, corporate discounts, free parking

    This job was sourced from StackOverflow Jobs.