Web Applications Developer

Job Summary

MicroVentures is looking for a full stack developer on our Web Development team. As part of the team, you will contribute to various web applications across a variety of frontend and backend disciplines. The ideal candidate has at least 2 years of experience working as part of a team on medium-to-large scale applications.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Help maintain and extend existing applications written in Laravel (4.1 – 5.*),  MySQL, and JavaScript (Vue, jQuery)
  • Build new features and enhancements to all applications as needed

Additional Skills and Experience
  • Building web applications with PHP 5.5 – 7.x and Laravel (or similar PHP-based framework that leverages Composer)
  • Experience building and interacting with RESTful APIs
  • Building responsive web interfaces with a mobile-first mentality
  • Implementing user interfaces using next-gen JavaScript tools (React, Vue)
  • Managing source code using git or other similar VCS
  • Experience or knowledge of how pull requests work in a team environment
  • Comfortable on the command line
  • Knowledgeable about Composer, npm, and package management procedures
  • Comfortable with the concepts and creation of automated tests (TDD, integration testing, etc.)
  • Able to build intuitive user interfaces when given design direction
  • General knowledge and practical experience with JavaScript (vanilla and  jQuery)
  • Practical experience with HTML5 and CSS3
  • Comfortable using CSS preprocessors (SASS, SCSS, Less)

Required Qualifications

  • You must have a desire to relocate or currently live in Austin, TX to be considered for this role
  • You must have a strong understanding of financing and accounting
  • You must be familiar with the investment due diligence process
  • You must have excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment with limited supervision
  • Strong writing and grammar skills are a must
  • A due diligence writing sample will be requested

Perks
  • Annual discretionary bonus
  • Healthcare, dental, disability
  • 401(k) + match
  • Company equity
  • A challenging, fast-paced, continually changing environment
  • Fully stocked break room

Please note: This is not a remote position, and you must be eligible to work in the United States and be in, or willing to relocate to, the Austin, TX area.
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