Careers - PHP Software Engineer

PK Safety

Do you have solid PHP/MySQL skills you've used in a LAMP stack? Have you coded XML for interfacing with other systems? Have you worked with Magento, or if not, would you enjoy learning and being coached about its complexities? Would you value having your software architect interests mentored? If so we’d love to talk with you!

We Offer:
  • A profitable 65 year old family-owned business with a fun start-up style culture where people and new ideas matter
  • Exciting opportunities in a friendly and supportive atmosphere where we expect you to take ownership, take risks, and grow
  • Medical, dental & vision benefits at no cost to the employee. Includes wellness discount programs for gym memberships, massage therapy, chiropractic & more!
  • 401k with company match
  • Paid holidays, vacation, and sick time
  • Waterfront location with free parking in Alameda, CA
  • Casual culture, dress comfortably
  • - Work/life balance & schedule flexibility
  • Lots of food and fun!

  • Duties & Responsibilities:

    In this role you will code and modify PHP applications, middleware, and data feeds/pulls. You will also install, update, and if needed, modify Magento and its extensions. We'll coach you if you don't have Magento experience.

    Technical Qualifications:
    • Proficient in PHP, HTML, CSS, XML, web services (REST, SOAP) with at least 3 years experience
    • Write understandable, well-structured code with an eye towards maintainability, security, and scaling
    • Database development experience with MySQL
    • Experience with securing websites against XSS/CRSF, SQL injection and other vulnerabilities
    • Willing to select, quickly learn, administer, and document technologies you may not have worked with before ranging from hosted spam filtering to NetSuite promotions to data feeds to Google and Bing
    Nice to Have, But Not Required:
    • Magento experience, especially with Magento Enterprise, theme and extension selection, design, installation, and customization. Magento Certification a huge plus!
    • Experience working on remote LAMP stack via FTP, SSH
    • Zend Framework experience
    • Some experience with responsive and accessible websites
    • Some simple javascript and shell script practice
    • Used Google Merchant Tools
    • Experience with NetSuite web services
    • Experience with Authorize.Net, Trustwave and PCI compliance requirements
    • Experience with or knowledge of large scale, high volume systems; experience with caching and scaling techniques
    Personal Attributes:

    We're a small group of friendly people who enjoy working together. You will fit in well if you're:

    • Self-motivated with ability to take initiative and work on multiple projects with competing deadlines with minimal direction
    • A flexible team player open to change and new information who adapts behavior and work methods accordingly and enjoys helping a teammate
    • A proactive, analytical thinker with strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills
    • Highly organized with great attention to detail
    • Someone with strong verbal/written (English) communication skills. You can explain complex technical concepts to non-technical people. You clearly document how your systems work and how your applications are built and configured
    Additional Info:
    • This is a full-time onsite position
    To Apply:

    Submit your resume, salary requirement, and samples of your recent work to for consideration. Please be sure your resume is in .pdf or Word format. We will contact you if we decide to move forward with your application. We keep all resumes on hand to consider for our current and future openings. We look forward to hearing from you!

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    PK Safety Supply is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, ancestry, marital or veteran status. The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.