ABOUT THE ROLE:
Dealer Inspire is hiring for our Conversations Team!
Conversations is Dealer Inspire's messaging platform that connects today’s car shoppers with dealerships wherever, whenever, and however they want to shop. Fast, mobile, and fully integrated with text messaging and Facebook Messenger™ Conversations uses A.I. technology and managed chat support to instantly respond to all incoming chats 24/7.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities (including, but not limited to):
- Develop new features with a focus on API Development; working within an Agile environment.
- Write quality, scalable, efficient code; paired with automated unit and integration tests.
- Take new features through the full software development lifecycle, working in conjunction with a Product Owner to define the feature, develop it, and test it.
- Practice good engineering hygiene; follow & advocate for best practices; provide mentorship &/or trainings for others, as needed.
- Approach challenges with a growth mindset.
- 5+ years of professional experience with PHP development at scale; using modern PHP MVC frameworks, like Laravel.
- 5+ years of professional experience with SQL databases; ability to write efficient queries and benchmark/profile them.
- Professional experience with: creating automated unit & integration tests; performance debugging & benchmarking; and Git version control.
- Strong understanding of Object Oriented Programming; and RESTful API Development.
- Strong verbal & written communication skills; including documentation skills.
- Prior professional experience working on a fully remote, distributed engineering team.
- Bonus points for experience with: Amazon Web Services; ReactJS; NodeJS; responsive front-end web design.