PHP Developer
Fully Remote Remote Worker - N/A
Description

Whisker, formerly known as AutoPets, is the maker of Litter-Robot, Feeder-Robot, and Litterbox.com. At Whisker, we believe pet parenthood can always get better. 

As leading innovators in pet tech and refined pet accessories, we work tirelessly to solve problems and deliver smarter insights for pet parents while enriching the lives of pets. Whether it’s a self-cleaning litter box that automates scooping, an automatic feeder that helps pets develop healthier eating habits, or a modern cat tree that delights both humans and felines, we strive to deliver better solutions for consumers while transforming pet care along the way. To us, having a pet is the best thing ever. At Whisker, life together just keeps getting better.


Whisker is based in Auburn Hills, Michigan and Juneau, Wisconsin with 350+ passionate team members.


What You’ll Do:

You will join a pawsome team of engineers and developers! You will be working on building and maintaining the software and fulfillment systems that get our Litter-Robots, Feeder-Robots and many other pet products into the hands of our customers worldwide. You will be working with the Director of IT as the SME for Whisker’s e-Commerce and fulfillment applications as well as partnering with our Manufacturing and shipping teams to understand the challenges they face and work to create solutions! 

Requirements

What You’ll Bring:

  • Attention to detail and enthusiasm for problem solving 
  • BS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of experience as a Software Developer specializing in PHP, MVC, and PHP platforms like Laravel
  • 3+ years of experience building API endpoints and integrating with others using REST and SOAP APIs
  • 3+ years of experience in developing and maintaining databases supporting applications
  • 3+ years of experience utilizing a project management tool to track the status of bugs and issues found
  • Knowledge of deploying and hosting applications in a Microsoft Azure or other cloud environment
  • Proficient in front end development and frameworks including JavaScript, JQuery, Angular, React, Carbon, TypeScript, LESS/SASS, and build technologies such as Grunt, Gulp, and Webpack
  • Knowledge of desktop and mobile browser capabilities and limitations
  • Knowledge of SOLID programming principles
  • Experience using PostMan, SOAPUI, or other API testing tools
  • Experience with Agile methodologies

Benefits & Purrks:

Join a tenacious, inventive company that empowers team members to chart their own path, lead by grounding decisions in the “why”, and has a strong sense of empathy and openness to new perspectives. Be a part of exciting growth, work with incredible people, and create tomorrow’s pet products—plus a whole lot of extras. You will also be provided with:

  • Premium Medical/Dental/Vision insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • PTO
  • 14 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 401K with 4% Match
  • Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Top of the line equipment 

Statement of Inclusivity: 

We believe different perspectives make Whisker better and strive to create a place where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive.