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Back-End Developer @ Patch
Patch is looking for an experienced and nimble software engineer with experience in back-end PHP/MySQL/Redis development. You will be working on unique web applications that are fast and built to scale (in a BIG way). You will engage with problems that need singular, inventive and creative solutions and not just specifications.
Candidates Should Possess:
Strong and demonstrable MySQL & PHP skills
Familiarity working with integrating external APIs
Strong experience with Drupal 7
Proficiency in Drupal services and custom module creation
Ability to create semantic and compliant HTML
Well versed in version control systems, most importantly, Git
Strong diagnostic skills and inquiry based solutions.
Bonus: NodeJS, AWS, system administration
REQUIRED: Excellent teamwork skills and a sense of humor. You also MUST be local -- or local enough to be in the office at least a few days a week.
There is enormous chance to grow at Patch, as well as to gain singular experience working at one of the largest, fastest news sites in the country. It’s also probably the most fun.
Patch is a local platform, covering local and hyperlocal news in over 1000 towns and cities around the country. We employ 130 team members, including an in-house engineering team and over 100 full-time reporters — among them alumni of The New York Times, the Boston Globe, the Associated Press and many other of the nation’s great newsrooms. Patch finished 2016, it’s 3rd year as an independent company, profitable, while hiring nearly 20 full-time reporters and adding 7 new metropolitan areas and launching numerous advances in our platform, including a new CMS and iOS app. We are deeply committed to our mission of providing local news and reporting to our 22 million monthly users, and equally, to maintaining a positive and inclusive work environment for our valued employees. #GoPatch
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