Sr. PHP Engineer

Posted: 8/29/2014 | Expires: 9/28/2014

Location: New York
Category: Publishing, Technology
Role:
Level:
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description:

Adweek is currently seeking a Sr. PHP Engineer to join our fast-growing digital product team in our Manhattan office. In this role, you will lead all development activities as the brand undertakes a complete re-imagining of its flagship digital property. This is an excellent opportunity to play an influential role in helping to grow our audience and transform the way in which our millions of users engage with our products.

If you’ve got your finger on the pulse of new technologies, superior development chops and are a strong leader and communicator, then we’d love to meet you!

Responsibilities include (not limited to):
•Ownership of all Adweek digital development activities
•Working closely with the product team and shared development resources across all phases of projects
•Communicating all development activities with the corporate engineering and system operations teams
•Forecasting resource needs based upon the project roadmap
•Providing guidance and leadership to other developers and engineers
•Rapidly developing proof of concepts to demonstrate proposed solutions to key decision makers
•Documenting all development activities in accordance with the company best practices

Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s degree
•5-7 years Web development experience, preferably in an agile environment
•Extensive Drupal experience (module and theme development)
•Solid understanding of the full LAMP stack
•Experience with AWS
•Strong front-end JavaScript and CSS knowledge
•Understanding of CVS workflows, primarily GIT

Ideal Candidate also has experience with:
•Other CMS platforms, such as WordPress
•Solr
•Elasticsearch
•Atlassian Products, including Jira, Confluence and Bamboo
•RESTful APIs
•NoSql/MongoDb




To apply (applications not addressing the following will not be considered):

1. Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@adweek.com with ‘Sr. PHP Engineer’ in the subject line.
2. Specify your salary requirements.
3. In your cover letter, explain why you think you would be a good fit at Adweek in this role.


1. Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@adweek.com with ‘Sr. PHP Engineer’ in the subject line.
2. Specify your salary requirements.
3. In your cover letter, explain why you think you would be a good fit at Adweek in this role.

Mediabistro Holdings, LLC. is a group of industry-leading brands committed to excellence in, and the advancement of, the media and creative businesses globally. Formed in 2015, it consists of Adweek, The CLIO Awards, Mediabistro and Film Expo Group.

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