Senior Software Engineer (PHP/JavaScript)

Austin Permanent USD13,000 - USD150,000
  • Health-Tech Startup
  • Equity Package + competitive base

About Our Client

Our client is an Austin-based digital health company that provides dental organizations of all sizes-from small startups to large enterprises-with thoughtfully designed membership programs to make dentistry more approachable. Since 2015, their mission has remained the same: to help organized dentistry democratize access to quality dental care through subscription-based dentistry.

Job Description

  • Work closely with the rest of the team to architect well-engineered, scalable solutions to challenging technical problems.
  • Mentor and support junior developers both local and remote in sustainable software engineering practices, lead by example.
  • Collaborate with counterparts in Product Management to estimate projects, break down work, and present alternative approaches for evaluation.
  • Be a thought leader on the team, advocating best practices in security, testing, and maintainability.
  • Ruthlessly seek out process and technical inefficiencies, expose them and propose ways to resolve them.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • S. in Engineering or equivalent work experience
  • Solid grasp of software design patterns and object-oriented design principles
  • Strong software architecture foundational knowledge
  • Understanding of security best practices
  • 5+ years experience writing highly scalable web applications
  • 5+ years experience with PHP (Laravel, Symfony preferred)
  • 5+ years experience with relational databases (MySQL, MariaDB, AWS Aurora preferred)
  • 3+ years experience with CSS & CSS precompilers (SASS preferred)
  • 3+ years experience with Javascript frameworks (React preferred)
  • 2+ years building or maintaining REST APIs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

Bonus Points

  • 2+ years experience deploying containerized or serverless infrastructure
  • 2+ years experience managing AWS infrastructure
  • 2+ years CI/CD pipelines experience
  • 2+ years experience with NoSQL (Redis preferred)
  • Experience with Java and/or Python
  • Experience with Agile Scrum practices and tools
  • Familiarity with Test-Driven Development

What's on Offer

  • Competitive compensation package with growth opportunities
  • A beautiful office with breathtaking views in downtown Austin, TX
  • Employer-sponsored medical, vision, dental, and disability benefits
  • 401(k) with employer matching and discretionary profit sharing
  • Flexible PTO policy
  • Paid new parent leave for maternity/paternity/adoption
  • Commuter benefits for transit and parking
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Job summary

Information Technology
Sub Sector
IT Development
Technology & Telecoms
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Sarah Burdeos
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