Senior Backend Developer

Glendale, California, United States expand job description ↓


Jogg is looking for an ambitious (Senior) Backend Developer to take ownership of our API and backend technologies. This is an in house position - we are located in Glendale, CA USA. The ideal candidate will thrive in a work environment that requires problem solving skills and self-direction, with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication. This is not your standard run of the mill job. We're a small team and everyone has a voice here.


Our ideal candidate will meet the following requirements:

  • Experienced in (PHP) Laravel Framework (we like to keep things up to date here v5)
  • Advanced knowledge of Restful concepts and APIs
  • Experienced in designing and maintaining MySQL databases (and motivated to keep queries optimized)
  • Experienced in HTTP Live Streaming video
  • Familiar with real time technologies
  • Comfortable in a Linux environment (we utilize Forge and AWS)
  • Experienced with OAuth 2
  • Knowledgable in analytics (custom self hosted & maintained)
  • Motivated to contribute and release to open source software
  • Experienced with 3rd party APIs (Facebook, Twitter, etc)
  • A passion for Test-driven code
  • Continuous Integration and Delivery
  • Experience with Git
  • Comfortable in a small, fast-paced start-up environment


  • The chance to make a huge impact on a business
  • Competitive salary
  • Dog friendly environment
  • Work from home days
  • 2 weeks paid vacation
  • Health Insurance
  • Equity

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