Looking for a full-time contractor to work on a 6 month project. The client is a spinoff of an established company looking to create an innovative web application in the travel technology space. We are assembling a small, multi-disciplinary team to build the beta version of the application.
The application will involve a healthy mix of technologies. The backend is being built with Laravel 5 and a PostgreSQL database. The system will rely on data from various sources including third party APIs, user generated content, and an internal dataset. The fronted is being built with Backbone and will have interactive features including real time chat and live updates via web sockets.
As a full stack developer, this position will help lead the design and implementation of the backend code base. This will include design patterns for the internal data relations, fetching and caching third party resources, and implementing a service layer for the fronted code base. As part of a small team, a willingness to experiment with new technologies and methods as well as contribute to other parts of the stack will be critical for success.
3-5 Years of PHP Development
2+ Years of Laravel Experience
Working Knowledge with PostgresSQL or MySQL
- Familiarity with ORM based queries
- Comfort writing customer queries
Experience using git in a team setting
Ability to self-direct
Understanding of RESTful fundamentals
Strong foundation in HTML5
Working knowledge of jQuery, Underscore and/or Backbone
Exposure to web sockets
Comfortable with Linux Server Environments