Software Developer - (Folsom, CA)

e.Republic is a media and research company focused exclusively on state and local government and education, with our corporate headquarters based in Folsom, CA. Our award-winning publications, websites, more than 150 annual events and highly respected research operations are acknowledged as setting the gold standard in their respective fields. Our work has been cited in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Time, The Washington Post and USA Today.

You can learn more about us by visiting http://www.erepublic.com/

Are you looking for an opportunity to develop software for a multi-million dollar subscription website focused on the public sector (government)? Would you benefit from full-stack production experience? Do you enjoy working across the software production spectrum from writing code, dabbling in scripts, maintaining infrastructure, and scaling the process from research to product deployment? Would you like to work with a tight group of experienced developers with autonomy and decision-making control?

e.Republic is expanding its developer team with an onsite PHP developer for our membership websites governmentnavigator.com and techwire.net.


Responsibilities

  • Develop full-stack web sites and products.
  • Support enterprise technology including Navigator and Techwire member-based websites and admin systems.
  • Author developer-friendly documentation.
  • Use version control systems, specifically GitHub.
  • Work with internal customers to solve website bugs and close tickets.
  • Utilize fellow developer team through collaboration and task-sharing.
  • Move quickly on a constant flow of ideas and be able to wear multiple hats as needed.
The number one requirement and expectation of this position will have a great deal to do with phone calling, research and high-level customer service.
Large percentage of the day will be spent making outbound calls
Sending/drafting e-mails
Creating, editing and deployment of event promotion items
Maintaining and monitoring your level of outflow (calls, emails, blasts)
Multi-tasking and strong organization
Data entry and updating databases
Handle paid registrations, including: providing finance with information to bill/charge registration fees and reconciling with finance post-event.
Internet Research for quality leads – to increase list of potential invitees
Badge deadlines: Including but not limited to: Printing, stuffing and folding of registration materials, shipping/tracking materials to event locations.
Strict adherence to deadlines
Excellent communication skills to both customers and teammates
Travel to and provide onsite registration support for events, including: Set up of registration and exhibit area, greet attendees and process onsite requests, and working in coordination with onsite team. Note: Coordinator is still expected to be managing workload while on the road.

Qualifications

  • 1-3 years of experience with custom PHP full-stack web development.
  • Have worked with PHP, SQL, JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS3.
  • Understanding of object-oriented programming and MVC framework.
  • Comfortable working in Linux.
  • Can work within the coding standards developed by the team.
The position requires a great ability of customer service and professionalism over the phone.
The ability to move quickly from one call to another while keeping excellent customer service intact is extremely vital to this position.
The ability to multi-task is a must; and keeping up with the fast pace work environment. 
Proficient computer skills on Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and know how to navigate quickly on the internet.
Prior experience with Salesforce and Act-On is preferred (not required).
Typing of at least an average of 55 wpm.
Must have a minimum of two years of office experience.
Must have excellent verbal and written communication.
Must be able to travel to assigned events.