Senior Front - End Web Developer

Confidential Company  •  San Diego, CA

8 - 10 years experience  •  Software

$100K - $135K
Posted on 09/29/17 by Kanani Masterson
Confidential Company
San Diego, CA
8 - 10 years experience
$100K - $135K
Posted on 09/29/17 Kanani Masterson

JOB #:  17083101-P


Highly Profitable, Pre-IPO Technology Company in the Entertainment & Media space is looking for a Senior FrontEnd Developer with– PHP and JavaScript Expertise. As a key new addition, you won’t be put in a box, but will be encouraged to participate in and prototype a wide-range of product UI designs across multiple projects. Your core role will be to architect and develop all UI/UX design and development for a suite of web applications and their corporate website.

Upcoming projects include new features and improvements to their UI/UX dashboard and website displaying usable data for an AWS-based Big Data Analytics Platform. 

As the Senior/Lead Web Developer on their team, you will participate in the entire software development life cycle process. You’ll have ownership for delivering products leading the emerging revolution in the convergence of personalized advertising, content management, and digital entertainment. 

You’ll also contribute to architectural strategies and development efforts for web services middleware and the presentation layer, and ensure these strategies are being applied in an AGILEScrum environment. 

If you enjoy innovation, passionate about creating usable and delightful UI features, and have interest in digital entertainment technologies, we want to hear from you! 

Job Duties: 

• Translate technical requirements and new feature requests into an overall solution that is robust, scalable, and extensible. 

• Conduct performance tuning and diagnose/resolve obscure technical compatibility issues. 

• Anticipate technical risks and design/implement error handling and other mitigation techniques to ensure system stability and security. 

• Improve best practices in terms of code architecture, unit testing, database, and technical designs. 

• Lead the design and implementation of the system as the main UI/UX lead. 

• Perform integration testing and assist QA on large projects. Perform requirements analysis, project estimation, architecture, design, coding, and testing. 

• Suggest and implement third party tools, libraries and software in the product when appropriate. 

• Deliver applications that meet performance and scalability goals of the project. 

• Lead the development from Proof of Concept to production code.

Salary Range and Bonus Potential: 

$100K to $135K base 


• Performance Bonus (5%)

• Matching 401K

• Major medical, dental, vision benefits. 

• 3 weeks’ vacation and major holidays to start

• Pre-IPO equity opportunity 

Job Requirements: 

Required Skills: 

• Must have 7+ years of professional experience and up-to-date coding skills in PHP

• Expert in modern web application programming technologies, including (but not all required): AngularJS, JavaScript, and MongoDB 

• Demonstrated strengths developing User Interface and User Experience (UI, UX) presentation layers for large scale websites or web-based applications.

• Strong written and verbal communication skills, and interpersonal skills to facilitate teamwork

• Must have experience developing web applications using an AgileScrum process


• Master’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or similar preferred 

• Experience delivering data analytics systems and visualization dashboards using the D3 JavaScript library, preferred

• Experience coding business intelligence presentation-layer and visualization tools, such as Tableau, Sisense, Qlik, etc. preferred 

• Expert in other modern application programming technologies: e.g., Ruby, Scala, Spark preferred

Educational Requirements: 

• Bachelor’s degreerequired, preferably in Computer Science, or other technical area. Graduate degrees also preferred. 


KEYWORDS: Senior PHP Developer, PHP, Web Developer, lead web developer, lead software engineer, Principal software engineer, Software Architect, HTML, micro-framework, MVC, AWS, Frontend, Front-End, UI/UX, User Interface, Fullstack, Full Stack, UI developer, software engineer, web applications, web services, dashboard, analytics, big data, personalization, search, , JavaScript, angular, react, JS, AngularJS, NodeJS, D3 JavaScript, Tableau, Sisense, Qlik, MongoDB, UI, UX, entertainment, video, digital media, digital advertising, television, streaming media, pre-IPO, visualization, data visualization, Ruby, Scala, Spark, Linux, Mac

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