Self Starter, Motivated PHP developer with an Entrepreneurial Spirit needed
Starting March 1st 2017
ThoughtShacks is a startup with revenue and profit established in 2015. With a break in 2016 to work on product ideas, the company is now starting afresh with its own offshore development team based in Pune, office at US and onsite counterparts based in US and Australia. The company will dabble in providing services and contractors – all the while working on product development for micro ventures under the company’s umbrella. The company is funded to support all estimated expenses for the fiscal year and has plans to expand in international markets of UK, Europe, North Americas and South East Asia by the end of the next fiscal year.
ThoughtShacks is looking for a PHP developer with hands on experience on CMS platforms like WordPress, Magento, Joomla, etc. The candidate should be proficient in WordPress and Magento and have working knowledge of other platforms or at the least should be able to demonstrate the ability to learn new technologies/platforms quickly. The ideal candidate will have a good grasp on WordPress/Magento libraries, experience building WordPress/Magento sites with premium/custom themes and experience writing PHP Services.
The candidate must have a knowledge of current trends and should be able to work with customizations in HTML, CSS, JS to build custom websites. Must have a good aesthetic sense to determine the best layout and presentation for a website based on the industry/domain.
Work with premium themes like Divi to build WordPress websites quickly
Work with CMS Libraries to build custom themes, plugins etc.
Write PHP web services for mobile apps
Learn and work with PHP libraries if application demands – example CakePHP, Laravel, etc.
Work with team members and possibly lead a small team of other developers to close a project
Be acquainted with and implement coding best practices and standards when developing an app/website
Write clean code, follow proper naming conventions and create high quality exit documentation and user guides
3 years or more experience working with WordPress, Magento, PHP, etc.
Debugging knowledge using Chrome Developer tools, Firebug, etc.
Knowledge of versioning tools like GIT, SVN, etc.
Experience implementing new and complex plugins using plugin documentation
Knowledge of Divi is a plus but not a necessity
Excellent communication skills, the candidate must be able to comprehend and document the requirements without need of a supervisor to translate these
Salary will be based on the experience of the candidate
Work from home acceptable after initial two to three months of working with the team and after discussions with manager regarding WFH schedule
Reimbursement (up to a certain pre decided amount) for individual/family health insurance plans after completion of 1 year with the company
Partial reimbursement of internet service plan at home
Opportunity to work with products after first few months with a chance to get stakes in the product based on individual contributions
Direct exposure to clients based in India and abroad
Interview will be conducted on Skype with onsite team followed by an in person interview at Kothrud, Pune. Candidates from Pune are preferred. Outstation candidates are welcome only if they plan on relocating to Pune. Relocation expenses will not be provided by ThoughtShacks.