PHP Web/Application Developer

Dark Matter Labs

December 03, 2013

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Job Specialization: 
Software Development
Company Overview: 

Dark Matter Labs (DML) is a growing and exciting start-up operating in the Cloud Security industry. We have recently launched an innovative encryption key-management service for the public cloud called KeyNexus and we are looking for talented and dynamic individuals to help us grow this high-demand service to a global success. KeyNexus is a cloud-based platform that offers developers tremendous exposure to operating in the exciting and rapidly growing cloud industry.

If the idea of being a part of a fast growing and highly relevant cloud security business appeals to you then we'd love to hear from you. If you'd like to actively contribute to building an attractive, high performance, web-scale, software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform then this job may be for you.

Job Summary: 

We’re looking for a talented developer who’s comfortable with owning and iterating on the design of our product’s UI. You’ll be primarily responsible for the design and implementation of our new user-facing features as well as back-end development. As the successful applicant you embrace complex software development challenges and opportunities, while making it your mission to release high quality software. Ideally you have experience building software that is highly resilient and optimally performing. The idea of working in a start up with a bunch of talented and motivated people as well as building a product that will help thousands of cloud businesses operate more securely should excite you. We're looking for team players who want to work hard, have fun, expand their skills and contribute to the success of our growing business.

Required Skills:

  • Advanced understanding and experience in implementation of websites in a PHP web framework
  • Web application development and integration with PostgreSQL and MySQL
  • Proven solid understanding of HTML5/CSS3 and JavaScript
  • Comfortable working in Linux (Unix-like) environments
  • Comfortable with active repositories and version control (such as Github)
  • Able to create clean and maintainable code from mock ups
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Thoughtful about our end-user experience

Desired Skills:

  • JIRA
  • Development IDEs such as Eclipse
  • Familiarity with CMS and cPanel interfaces
  • API experience such as JSON
  • Familiarity with data-security coding best practices (for compliance)
  • Familiarity with object-oriented programming and design
  • Ability to demonstrate clean, well commented and executed code samples or sites

It would be great if you had a B.Sc. in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Engineering but ultimately you need to have 5 years of relevant equivalent experience and understanding in implementing websites and webapps in a PHP framework.

Position Details:

  • Full-time position, no freelancers please
  • Competitive compensation package based on experience, including health and dental options
  • Flexible work hours
  • Part-time telecommuting is an option
How To Apply: 

We offer competitive salaries and benefits, not to mention a flexible, exciting, and dynamic place to work.
Please send in a cover letter and resume with your name and position applied for in the subject line to Please highlight any relevant experience from our Required or Desired Skills lists, as well as any other valuable experience, and why you would like to work at Dark Matter Labs, in your cover letter.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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