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Senior PHP / Symfony Developer


Chess.com is looking to add more senior backend PHP developers to help develop our Symfony-based chess platform. If you are a senior-level PHP rockstar/ninja/guru/kingpin/sherpa/wizard/pirate/_____ who wants to help an Alexa top 200 website become even more awesome, you are in the right place. You’ll work with an awesome team of frontend and backend developers to build new features, improve the platform, keep chess games going, and generally help make Chess.com the best possible experience for our members.

SKILLS YOU NEED:

  • Testing
  • Caching
  • Debugging
  • Remote collaboration

OUR TECH:

  • Symfony
  • MySQL
  • Git & GitHub
  • Doctrine
  • Redis
  • PHPUnit/PHPSpec
  • Resque
  • Development VMs: Vagrant/VirtualBox

TYPES OF PROJECTS:

  • Build callbacks and APIs to support new features
  • Creative engineering tasks to support our team and users
  • Optimize performance

OPPORTUNITY:

  • This is a full-time or equivalent position
  • This is a remote position (work from anywhere!)
  • Chess knowledge is NOT required; we're looking for passion and talent

You can learn more about us here:

  • https://www.chess.com/blog/erik/how-chess-com-s-100-person-virtual-team-works-together [1]
  • https://www.chess.com/about [2]

  1. https://www.chess.com/blog/erik/how-chess-com-s-100-person-virtual-team-works-together
  2. https://www.chess.com/about

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