Web Developer

JavaScript and CSS wizard? Love PHP? This is the job for you.

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Job Details

We're looking for a web developer to join our company. Our goal is to help people start and grow their own small businesses, and you'll be working with a team that helps deliver content, products and useful experiences to these entrepreneurs.

You'll be working with the development team that builds and maintains all of our marketing and sales sites that receive over 2 million visitors every month. You'll be working with a team of developers and be part of the marketing team that focuses on creating great content and optimizing our sales and marketing processes.

Our ideal candidate has excellent front-end development skills, strong back-end experience in a server side language like PHP and a strong interest in online marketing. You'll care about the big picture as well as the details of creating a high-quality product, and understand the difference between a good and great customer experience.

Solid experience with modern web development is required, including:

  • Object-oriented PHP
  • Hands-on JavaScript backed by REST apis using modern best-practices
  • HTML5, CSS2.1/3, SASS/LESS using modern best-practices
  • Full-stack building of scalable, robust web or e-commerce applications with LAMP
  • Hands-on site-building backed by Wordpress
  • Use of version control (distributed systems such as Git strongly preferred)
  • Knowledge of A/B testing methodologies, preferably using Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager
  • Understanding of SEO best practices
  • 4-year degree in Computer Science or other related technical field

Additional desirable experience:

  • Bootstrap 3.3.4 and responsive design
  • Magento or similar e-commerce cart software
  • Ability and desire to work with a QA team to resolve defects and answer technical question
  • Jira or other similar issue and agile management systems
  • Experience setting up, configuring and supporting AWS EC2 servers

What's in it for you:

  • A great place to work in downtown Eugene with excellent benefits
  • Great health care coverage
  • Gym benefit at the Downtown Athletic Club
  • Flexible work schedule

Palo Alto Software is a growing, privately owned corporation that was founded in 1988 and is now based in Eugene, Oregon. We create popular desktop and web-based software for small businesses and entrepreneurs, including the market leading business planning and performance tracking tool LivePlan.

Our company recently won the Business of the Year Award from the Eugene Chamber of Commerce, and we were named one of the 100 best companies to work for in Oregon by Oregon Business magazine.

This is a full-time position with an excellent benefit package. Compensation is based on skills and experience.

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