Hiring: Senior Software Engineer

SheKnows.com is one of the leading Women’s properties in the world. As we’re ever-expanding our feature set, we have a continuous need for highly-skilled, dedicated rock star engineers to help us build out our CMS and web-services focused applications.


  • Develop new functionality (social, content, community & tools)
  • Upgrade existing systems to best practices
  • Assists with integration and bug-fixing systems
  • Responsible for troubleshooting application related issues and insuring/maintaining highest possible application uptime and modern-browser compatibility
  • Works as part of a rockstar team, helping others increase skill set


Required skills:

  • 5+ Years PHP 5.x
  • 5+ Years (x)HTML/CSS experience
  • 3+ Years MVC framework (CakePHP and/or Symfony 2 preferred)
  • 3+ Years JavaScript (jQuery/YUI preferred)
  • 3+ Years MySQL 5.x
  • 3+ Years *NIX CLI experience
  • 2+ Years High-availabilty/high-scale/multi-tiered environment experience
  • Expert level versioning control (SVN/Git)
  • Exemplary written and spoken english
  • Able to take minimal direction and self-organize
  • Willing to give input, ideas and pushback to overall direction


Desired skills:

  • Experience with TDD
  • Experience with Continuous Integration
  • Working experience building and maintaining dynamic systems backed by a CMS
  • Experience utilizing standards-compliant, semantic (HTML5) markup and CSS
  • Experience with Scrum, Kanban, Lean or other Agile product development.
  • Agile/Scrum environment experience
  • Pair programming experience
  • Contributions to Open Source projects


Contact brad.webb@sheknows.com if you’re interested in this job opportunity.


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