Symfony2 Developer

Mediacurrent | United States | All Time Zones
Fully remote | Full Time | 13 Oct, 2017

Vacancy description

Ready to take the next step in your career? Mediacurrent is a digital agency that has a specialized focus and outstanding reputation in Drupal. We have a proven track record of helping some of the most recognizable brands and organizations in the world adopt an open-source software based web strategy. We are revolutionizing how companies like The Weather Channel (weather.com) think about the web.

The Symfony2 Developer will serve as Mediacurrent’s resident Symfony expert. This role is exposed to a variety of learning opportunities and challenging assignments. This is an amazing opportunity to learn Drupal 8 and advance within the Drupal community. You will collaborate with some of the top minds in the open source software industry. Mediacurrent offers a career progression that will gradually expand and sharpen your skills. This individual will play a critical role in supporting and developing customer sites. Additionally, the Symfony2 Developer will help push a number of internal projects forward.

This is the perfect opportunity for a Symfony specialist to break into the Drupal world and learn from the top talent in Drupal. What is the best thing about working at Mediacurrent? Our people. Mediacurrent team members learn and inspire each other. Our company culture encourages transparency, collaboration, and employee engagement.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Design and maintain API’s using the Symfony2 framework
  • Assist with architecture, design, and planning of new Drupal 8 websites, including developing new custom modules and themes
  • Keep informed on Symfony2 development best practices and standards
  • Provide thought leadership around Symfony2 and Drupal 8 (i.e. blog post series, presentations, etc.)
  • Assist with maintaining existing sites, debugging and resolving issues, proposing and implementing new functionality
  • Provide timely feedback to Project Managers and customers on the status of assigned tasks
  • Attend weekly status meetings to dialogue with project stakeholders about status of assigned deliverables
  • Analyze written specifications and configure Symfony features that function within the specified scope
  • Assist with scoping and pricing custom development and support projects
  • Offer technical solutions when unforeseen challenges occur
  • Document new functionality and train users as needed

Required knowledge, skills and experience:

  • 2+ years Symfony experience
  • 2+ years experience designing and building large-scale custom web applications
  • Extensive work with PHP
  • Desire to learn Drupal 8 development
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously (multi-task) is a must
  • Concise understanding of CSS, HTML, Javascript/jQuery
  • Understanding of version control technologies including Git
  • Excellent time management, problem solving, teamwork, and communication skills

Valued knowledge, skills and experience:

  • Drupal experience is a plus
  • Understanding of efficient deployment workflows
  • Experience working in a professional services, agency, or consulting related business
  • Writing and editorial experience

Desired skills

CSS
Drupal
HTML
JavaScript
jQuery
PHP

Symfony2 Developer

Mediacurrent | United States | All Time Zones
Fully remote | Full Time | 13 Oct, 2017