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PHP Developer


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First Street Foundation is looking for an experienced PHP Developer to help educate the nation on the problems and solutions to sea level rise. This is an amazing opportunity to utilize your skills to help make a difference in the way people live. You’ll be joining The First Street team who is made up of some of the most talented people working in digital media and communications, as well as data science and geographic information systems. These cutting-edge marketers and technologists are wholly committed to advancing the awareness and action levels of all Americans to meet the challenges of sea level rise and flooding.


We are looking for a talented PHP developer to join our development team on-site. You will be working on a small team creating web applications and websites that will change the world forever. We are currently building products such as and




PHP Development

3-5 years Web Development experience using effective caching, MySQL or equivalent DB optimization strategies

Solid understanding of how servers work (nginx / linux / docker and beyond)

Extensive WP and PHP frameworks experience (e.g. laravel/symfony)

Strong Knowledge in Javascript and modern frameworks (React/Angular/Vue/everything else)

Knowledge of Package management (Composer/NPM)

Strong CSS/HTML Experience

Understanding of Git Workflow (Branching / PR / Merging - We use Github)

Continuous Integration (We use Travis CI)

Code Testing (Unit/Integration/Regressions)

Data store (We use a combination of MySQL, MongoDB, Redis)

Caching (We use Varnish + Redis)


Ideal experience

Other CMS Platforms, headless and OSS

GraphQL/REST Experience

AWS Knowledge

Container management

Basic DNS Settings

Basic knowledge and best practices of SEO

Basic knowledge of best practices for web development

Basic knowledge of Analytics and event tracking (We use Google Analytics, experience in Omniture is a plus)

Skills in other programming languages is also a plus (Python/Go/Shell)


Job Perks

  • Office located in DUMBO
  • Fresh snacks delivered every week
  • Bar cart and beer fridges with local and imported beverages
  • Mini Segway races
  • Bodega Breakfast provided every Friday

Please attach your resume, links to past projects and/or your github/gitlab profile.

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