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Web Application Engineer - PHP

Software Engineering | New York, NY

Job Description

Vimeo is built on the sleekest videos, smoothest users, and PHP. We’ve got two openings for PHP genies, backend-focused and full-stack adept, who can help build this awesome video site. Boss.


  • Build features that’ll affect 90+ million users a month
  • Write fast, custom solutions to backend problems
  • Work with Ops to build strong solutions that scale 
  • Surf each level of the web stack

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE YOU SHOULD POSSESS: (be sure to fit 3 or more of these bullets)

  • CS Degree and/or 5 years' experience
  • Expert in PHP with strong experience in one or more other scripting languages (Python, Perl, Ruby, Node.js) or several frameworks (Symfony, Zend, CodeIgniter)
  • Expert MySQL experience, including ORMs
  • Strong Front-end development (Javascript, HTML, CSS)
  • Strong experience with caching solutions (Memcached, Redis, NoSQL)
  • Strong experience with git or other distributed version control
  • Experience with Solr, Message Queues, Amazon Web Services
  • C, Go, three.js all bonuses


Vimeo is the high-quality video platform for creative people around the world. Vimeo was founded in 2004 by filmmakers who wanted a fun and easy way to share their work and moments from their lives. We remain true to that mission by continually striving to help people with a wide range of passions share the things they create and care about. Today, Vimeo reaches a monthly audience of over 90 million creators and viewers — and we’re growing bigger every day. Vimeo is made with love by a highly ambitious, ridiculously innovative, and certifiably hilarious team based in New York City, and we’d love for you to be a part of it.

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