BrainPOP

Sr. Back End PHP (Laravel Framework) Web Developer

3+ months agoTel Aviv, Israel

Description

BrainPOP is an online K-12 educational solution that makes rigorous learning experiences accessible and engaging for all. Proven to raise academic achievement, BrainPOP has been a trusted resource to more than six million educators, and engages the hearts and challenged the minds of over 300 million learners worldwide.

BrainPOP provides endless opportunities for kids to take agency over their learning through playful, knowledge-building content and learner-driven projects, preparing them for success in the classroom and beyond.

We're seeking a PHP Back End Developer to join our Technology and Development center in Tel-Aviv, Israel.

As a PHP Back End Developer, you will be part of the Development team, help define and develop BrainPOP's infrastructure, implement new features across multiple backend applications.

A Day in the Life of a PHP (Laravel Framework) Back End Developer

  • Work closely with Product Management, UX & Design, and other Developers to build a new tool enabling creativity at scale
  • Ensuring our code is of the highest quality by practicing and evangelizing engineering best practices (code reviews, pairing, etc)
  • Manage the full lifecycle of services - from initial setup and release to day-to-day CI/CD. Should be passionate about building software to streamline and automate service deployment and operation for Developers.

You Are

  • Passionate about learning and always seek opportunities to expand your knowledge
  • A self-starter with great instincts and the ability to discern upcoming needs
  • A skilled multi-tasker and the wearer of many hats
  • Not afraid to roll up your sleeves and have a "Can Do" attitude
  • Outgoing and personable and take pride in being a positive, helpful presence around the office
  • Excellent communication skills both in English and in Hebrew - verbal and written
  • A team player with the time management and organizational skills to also work independent


Requirements

  • 6+ years of experience in Web Development
  • Vast experience in PHP - A must
  • Experience in Laravel/Symfony framework (preferable advanced versions)- Big Advantage
  • Deep architectural understanding of web applications
  • Knowledge and understanding of work in modern CI environment: version control, build tool, CI server
  • Superior creative and innovative problem-solving skills
  • Eager to learn more about new languages and frameworks
  • A disciplined approach to testing and quality assurance

Advantages:

  • Experience with Laravel Framework (most advanced version)
  • Worked with AWS in the past- nice to have
  • BSc. in Computer Science or equivalent


Benefits

Life at BrainPOP

Our commitment to supporting and empowering teachers and students is reflected in our dedication to enhancing the lives of our employees-in and out of the office.

Besides offering a comprehensive benefits package and putting an emphasis on work-life balance, we make it a point to integrate fun and play into the workplace.

Our team is made up of educators, data scientists, published authors, engineers, artists, bakers, film buffs, cyclists, dual-citizens, and so much more. We value collaboration and learning from multiple perspectives.

What we do today directly impacts how teachers teach, and students learn. We continue to be inspired because we can see the difference we're making and we're proud to be a creative, collaborative, always-teaching, and always-learning community.

Client-provided location(s): Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Job ID: BrainPOP-11AA53DEFD

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness
    • Wellness Program
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Life Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Health Insurance
    • FSA
  • Parental Benefits and Childcare
    • Paid Family Leave
  • Work Flexibility
    • Remote Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks
    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Company Outings
    • Some Meals Provided
    • Snacks
    • Casual Dress
  • Vacation and Time Off
    • Leave of Absence
    • Sabbatical
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Unlimited Vacation
    • Paid Vacation
  • Financial and Retirement
    • Performance Bonus
    • Company Equity
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • 401(K)
  • Professional Development
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Promote From Within
    • Learning and Development Stipend
  • Diversity and Inclusion
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program

Company Videos

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