Back End Developer - Laravel

Development Group · Montreal, Quebec (Remote)
Department Development Group
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $60,000 - $80,000

Plank is hiring a full-time Laravel Specialist who is interested in making a significant contribution to both the company as a whole and to the work that we do. 

Plank is an award-winning digital design studio obsessed with creating exceptional digital experiences and making the web a better place. We specialize in designing the highest quality responsive websites and mobile applications for creative organizations using our Ethical Website Design Framework. We are also a Certified B Corporation, meaning that we that meet high standards of verified social and environmental performance and are committed to using their business as a force for good. 

Diversity in our workplace is something that we are committed to, and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds. We know making the tech world more inclusive can only benefit our community. Our close-knit team is made up of people from 4 countries, including 11 women and 5 parents.

We are a remote-first company that offers flexible working options. Although we do have a lovely downtown office space to work from here in Montreal, we also have teammates who are completely remote, and that's fine by us!

To learn more about us, please take a look at our site to get a strong sense of who we are before applying.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Develop Laravel sites and applications primarily using PHP and JavaScript
  • Implementing testing & creating a testing strategy
  • Assisting junior developers and other team members
  • Leading development strategy on projects
  • Producing high-quality code
  • Creating estimates, hitting time targets
  • Code reviews - elevating & enforcing standards/best practices
  • Researching and evaluating plugins

Skills we’re looking for:

  • MVC frameworks knowledge
  • PHP
  • System architecture
  • Git

Bonus points for:

  • Familiarity with ElasticSearch / OpenSearch
  • Firm grasp of testing frameworks, such as PHPUnit, Pest, etc
  • Familiarity with modern frontend frameworks, including React, Vue
  • Familiarity with Laravel Nova
  • Cypress, Jest, BackstopJS
  • Webpack, Gulp, Babel
  • Experience with multilingual websites
  • Experience with festival and ticketing systems (Tessitura, Spektrix, Festival Pro, etc)

The good stuff:

  • Focus on work/life balance - we offer flexible start times and no expectation of work outside of business hours
  • Comprehensive group health and dental plan
  • Lots of paid vacation time, including 2 uninterrupted weeks at the end of the year
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Additional compensation: yearly profit-share bonus
  • A new Apple laptop as well as systems and support to do your best work
  • Free weekly private yoga class (in person or via Zoom)
  • Work from home financial support

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • Requires lifting up to 4 pounds (2 kg), mostly consisting of laptop and hardware transportation

We’re not looking for keywords; we’re looking for people. Different experiences cultivate varied skills and competencies, these bring their own value in different ways. Even though your skill set may not match all the requirements listed above, we encourage you to apply!

Applicants should be prepared to submit solid references directly related to their application; Plank cares about your privacy and will only contact these references after consulting with you.

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  • Location
    Montreal, Quebec (Remote)
  • Department
    Development Group
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $60,000 - $80,000