Senior Web Applications Developer

for Cartera Commerce in Lexington, MA

Smarty PHP javascript SOAP AJAX e-commerce SEO SEM 
Lexington, MA
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This position provides an opportunity for a seasoned software engineer to leverage their skills and creativity to work on Cartera loyalty shopping platform. Work as part of a team working on a wide range of projects: new feature development, maintaining sites serving millions of people, platform performance optimizations, and development and deployment of dynamic shopping sites for top companies.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop and deploy platform code and applications content for the Cartera Commerce platform
  • Work closely with product management to define and refine product requirements
  • Lead feature design, estimation and oversee work of junior developers

Required Skills and Experience:               

  • 5+ years of experience building and deploying medium-large scale web based applications using Tomcat (or similar) and Apache
  • Strong experience with PHP and LAMP stack
  • Experience with PHP development frameworks such as Symfony, design patterns
  • Strong experience with relational databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, etc.
  • Good diagnostic and debugging techniques
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in CS or related field
  • Product development lifecycle including specification and quality assurance
  • Solid verbal and written communications skills
  • Sense of humor
  • Passion

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with Smarty or another PHP template framework
  • Experience with javascript
  • Understanding of memory & thread management
  • Experience with Web Services, SOAP, AJAX, etc.
  • Experience with e-commerce applications, shopping search or targeting, ad networks, analytics/reporting/data Warehouse applications, mobile applications, online affiliate marketing, SEO/SEM, and email marketing
  • Scrum

Cartera Commerce seeks people who embrace our values of shared success, respect, impact, persistence and the ability to walk in our customer's shoes in a fun work environment.  Cartera Commerce offers competitive compensation packages including stock options, medical and health insurance, company-paid holidays, and three weeks of paid vacation per year.

At Cartera Commerce everyone is empowered and responsible for innovating, building, and producing. If this kind of high-energy environment appeals to you, send us your resume today!

Cartera Commerce
Lexington, MA 02421