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LAMP Application Developer

Web Development | New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

CollegeHumor is seeking a LAMP Application Developer. This is an exciting opportunity to work with our small talented team of developers on a number of large high profile websites which include: CollegeHumor, SportsPickle, Dorkly as well as contribute to a number of internal tools and services. Collectively our sites reach over 12 million users every month.

This role is for a back-end PHP developer who will be working on site features for our websites as well as components of our shared framework.

The candidate must have at least 3 years of experience developing on a PHP-based MVC Framework and demonstrate an excellent understanding of object-oriented programming. A degree in Computer Science is strongly preferred.

The candidate must be a conscientious developer who can build new features, iterate on existing features, write test scripts, unit test their code, and take part in code reviews with other developers.

The candidate must be able to profile and optimize code and queries for performance.

The candidate must enjoy working in a fast paced environment with small agile development teams.


  • Back-end development experience in PHP 5, and a strong understanding of Object Oriented Programming within an MVC framework.
  • Experience with SPL.
  • Experience working on a high traffic web site.
  • Solid understanding of general principles of caching and scaling websites, including configuring and optimizing Memcached, Apache, and MySQL.
  • Thorough understanding of HTML, JavaScript, and CSS.
  • Experience working on a Media website is a plus.
  • A preoccupation with staying on top of industry trends and technologies.

This is a full-time on-site position in our NYC office in Chelsea. To be considered, please send resume & coding samples.


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