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PHP Engineer

About Us 

Headquartered in New York City, LittleThings is the #1 lifestyle digital destination and first Post Cable Network (PCN) for women.

LittleThings employs a growing team of 110+ media professionals and digital & television experts.  This team creates and distributes engaging, meaningful programming to LittleThings’ unparalleled audience that views over 350 million videos a month. The programming on LittleThings’ channel includes 13 different shows totaling 4 hours a day of original content that can be watched on Facebook Live, LittleThings.com, Pluto TV, and numerous other OTT platforms and apps.


About You 

LittleThings is seeking to hire an experienced on-site Engineer to join our fast-moving and enthusiastic tech team. In this role, you will be doing daily updates to a large WordPress installation, both front-end and back-end. You will be part of new projects and also have numerous opportunities to jump into our Laravel-powered projects. 

Since your work will have a direct impact on our products and multiple business units, the ideal candidate must be able to work within a small team in a very collaborative setting. This is an excellent opportunity for a strong engineer who enjoys solving technical challenges in a fun and creative environment.

 

Responsibilities

Work with the following technologies:

  • PHP
  • WordPress
  • MySQL/PostgreSQL
  • Redis
  • Nginx
  • jQuery
  • Testing (phpUnit, Codeception, etc.) a huge plus
  • Git and GitHub
  • MacOS/Linux

 

Requirements

  • A minimum of 1 year of experience designing, building, and maintaining web applications
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to lead projects and make design decisions accordingly
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of engineers, both in-house and outsourced

 

Company Perks

  • Flexible vacation days 
  • Competitive health care, dental, and vision plans
  • Variety of daily snacks, fruit, beverages, and organic coffee 
  • 401K plan
  • Monthly happy hour festivities
  • Weekly gourmet catered lunches
  • Window-lined office 
  • Walking distance to Penn Station, Grand Central Station, and Herald Square subway
  • Ping pong table and other games
  • Generous 24-month anniversary gift

 

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