Senior PHP Developer

Balluun 14 Reviews – Foster City, CA
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Job Description

We are a growing start up in Foster City that is currently looking for a creative, diligent Senior PHP Developer to help create efficient, innovative platforms.

Responsibilities

  • Participate in project development according to specifications or sometimes ad-hoc requirements
  • Write efficient code in PHP 5 OOP and/or comment on it
  • Ship new features and bug fixes every week
  • Research new technologies and share discoveries with other team members
  • Work closely with the QA team
  • Provide technical input/guidance when needed

Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years of professional programming experience with PHP 5 OOP and building PHP REST API’s as part of building a SaaS platform.
  • Experience with databases such as MySQL 5.x / PostresSQL 9.x
  • Experience with the following technologies: Web Services JSON, REST, HTML 5, CSS 3, JavaScript, jQuery and / or ExtJS, BackboneJS, EmberJS
  • Experience with open source platforms like Drupal, WordPress, Magento
  • Experience with Zend Framework 1.x, Code Igniter 2.x or other MVC-based frameworks
  • Develop, debug, secure, and deploy high performance web applications that are scalable and optimized for speed.
  • Be able to learn new technologies
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills
  • Be able to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Good written and spoken English
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience.

Perks & Benefits


  • Stock Options
  • Competitive Salaries
  • Full Medical and Dental Coverage
  • Commuter Train Passes
  • 401K
  • Catered Lunches
  • Fun Team Building Trips and Events
  • Kitchen Stocked with Snacks and Drinks
  • Imported Swiss Chocolate
  • Ping Pong table (and tournaments!)
  • Stunning Silicon Valley views from the 17th floor

About Balluun

A global company, Balluun has headquarters in Switzerland and conducts its groundbreaking technology development in Silicon Valley. The company's mission is to be the leader in providing patented technology solutions for tradeshows that facilitate, manage, and build wholesale commerce for buyers and sellers worldwide and across all industries. Balluun’s technology is an innovative solution that addresses the needs of tradeshows and leverages the economies of scale technologies can provide. With a guiding philosophy of connecting buyers and sellers and catalyzing growth, Balluun is re-imagining how businesses are created, managed, and can thrive with a technology-driven social business model. For more information or to join Balluun, please visit: www.balluun.com.

 

Balluun Reviews

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    1. Promising start up, fun culture

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

      I have been working at Balluun full-time (More than a year)

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      Pros

      Perks on perks - fully stocked kitchen, ping pong table that people actually play on, happy hours, fun team building events like going on a private boat out onto the SF Bay, smart and fun team members. Management puts effort into making the office a fun place and making sure that comforts (especially food) are taken care of. A strong product with a lot of growth potential - growth is already happening, it'll be exciting to see where it goes Small enough team so there's not much politics. People mostly work well together.

      Cons

      Going through some personnel changes as the team grows. A small number of the employees want the perks without doing the work they're supposed to - annoying for the rest of us who has to work with them.

      Advice to Management

      Keep promoting from within. It's great to see people get recognized for their hard work. Keep an eye on slackers.


    2. you can do whatever you want, which sounds good but is a sign of poor management

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      Current Employee - Product in Foster City, CA
      Current Employee - Product in Foster City, CA

      I have been working at Balluun full-time (More than 3 years)

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    3. Dissatisfied, not worth it!

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