Careers at SociableGroup

We dream big and work hard. Can you help us improve the lives of our customers?

Are you a Full Stack Developer? Senior PHP Software Engineer

SociableGroup is looking for a great PHP software engineer. You should have experience in all, mastery in some, and genuine interest in: Server, Network, and Hosting Environment - Data Modeling - Business Logic - APIs - User Interface Design - User Experience - Understanding customer and business needs . You should love finding simple solutions to big problems, and care not only about the efficiency and maintainability of software, but the way it helps our customers discover value. You'll get to work with great people and on software that serves hundreds of thousands of people weekly. As an integral member of our lean team you will directly impact how we build software, deliver software, product design and software architecture.

We keep our team lean so you will be working with everyone, but directly reporting to the CTO. This position is responsible for designing, building and maintaining existing and new software projects, and developer operations. This is a full-time position.

Responsibilities
  • Design and build e-commerce websites on our proprietary framework in PHP and Javascript
  • Build and maintain automated testing and deployment systems
  • Optimize and performance tune applications
  • Design and build new applications
  • Stay informed and on-top of current technologies in our space
Requirements
  • 5+ years experience - A BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Expert in PHP and object oriented programming
  • Experience with javascript, html and css
  • Linux does not scare you and maybe you've heard of Vagrant
  • Ability to use photo editing software like Photoshop and apply design to websites
Required Skills
  • PHP Framework usage, preferably Laravel or FuelPHP
  • Advanced jQuery and preferably an MVVM/SPA framework like AngularJS or KnockoutJS
  • GIT and Composer
  • Database design, maintenance and performance with MySQL
  • An open-sourced project or two available for browsing (ex. github, bitbucket)
Bonuses
  • High traffic, scalable server architecture knowledge/experience
  • Software tuning for scale including Apache, MySQL
  • Varnish, Load Balancers/HA Proxy
  • AWS, Solaris, Ubuntu
  • Building APIs / OAuth2 Servers
  • Load testing experience (Apache BM, JMeter, other)
  • Grunt, Bower, Node, Ruby, SaSS/Compass, Twitter Bootstrap/Foundation
  • Vagrant
  • Networking, VPN Configuration, Firewall Configuration, System Hardening
  • Karma, Selenium, other testing frameworks
  • Actionscript/Flex
Compensation

Based on experience

Application Requirements
  • Resume/CV
  • Links to open source projects (github, bitbucket, other)
  • Online work related profiles (stackoverflow, linkedin, other)

Sales & Marketing Intern

SociableGroup is looking for a qualified intern to join our sales/marketing team. Our team works with some of the top brands in retail and we need an intern who can participate in various stages of pre-sales and post-sales activities, and marketing / lead generation campaigns.

The intern should be prepared to work in a fast-paced team environment, and will finish the internship having gained broad experience in online marketing, advertising, and managing customer relationships.

Responsibilities
  • Interface directly with customers to assist in requirements gathering and data preparation.
  • Setup, manage, and monitor lead generation campaigns including online PPC ad campaigns, email marketing, and call campaigns.
  • Enter information into customer management systems.
  • Keep sales and marketing data organized and easily accessible.
  • Provide support to social media efforts.
  • Research and ghostwrite blog posts.
Requirements
  • Pursing a BS, MS or PhD in Marketing, Sales, Advertising, English / Language, Computer Science, Mathematics
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Comfortable using Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to use photo editing software like Photoshop and apply design to websites
Pluses
  • Experience with Google Adwords, Facebook advertising, and email marketing
  • Microsoft Excel guru
Compensation

Based on experience: $8-13 / hr

Life at SociableGroup

As a small young business we have a strong start-up feel and embody a lot of the start-up characteristics and values. We work hard but offer a lot of flexibility. Our employees are able to handle working in a fast-paced environment, but we do what we can to keep the stress level low. Everyone wears many hats and have direct impact in practically every aspect of the business. Working from home, working at 10pm instead of 10am, bring your dog to work, and other flexible work/life balance options are important to us and we do what we can to support these types of arrangements.

We love innovation and believe in taking time to sharpen our axes. We support conferences, on-going education, and career development opportunities for our employees. When it comes to growth we are always looking for new product opportunities, and we believe growth is related to how many customers we can successfully provide great value to and not how many employees we have.

Most importantly we love waking up and coming to work. Everything we do is about servicing our customer's needs while maintaining the freedom of a fun and enjoyable working environment.

To apply send an email cover letter with attached resume and documents to