PHP Software Engineer (Virtual)

Lee Enterprises Inc   Davenport, IA   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on June 7, 2024
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Looking to join a fast-growing, cutting-edge technology company serving customers nationwide? Look no further! BLOX Digital, the premier internet hosting provider for media companies in the broadcasting and newspaper industry, is seeking a seasoned PHP Software Engineer to join our video management system team.

We're looking for developers with:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree or 3 years of development experience using a programming language like PHP, JavaScript, Python or Ruby
  • Online development experience using PHP and MySQL or equivalent database technology.
  • Experience building applications using PHP frameworks such as Symfony strongly preferred.
  • Experience building applications using AJAX and JavaScript frameworks such as jQuery strongly preferred.
  • Experience using AWS EC2 and related services strongly preferred.
  • You must be a motivated, driven, and problem-solving developer willing to adapt and build large scale solutions.
Job Responsibilities include:
  • Development of PHP modules and applications for BLOX Digital's video platform solution serving millions of pageviews daily nationwide.
  • Development using vanilla JavaScript to build administrative interfaces for the video platform.
  • Work with a team of product managers, frontend developers, and other stakeholders to design and define new features for vertical applications connected to the video platform.
  • Build scalable solutions that must handle sudden flash traffic to websites based on breaking news conditions around the Internet.
  • Solve interesting problems that may require thinking outside-the-box to accomplish development goals.
  • Work with version control systems, deployment workflows, system architects, and QA teams to deliver robust and error free applications.
Here's what we offer:
  • Fully remote position
  • Flexible time off policy
  • Very competitive salary
  • Growth and advancement opportunities
  • A great team to work with
At BLOX Digital, we look beyond a resume and look at the person. We can't wait to meet you.

Salary Range: $80,000 - $95,000

Why Join Us?

BLOX Digital offers competitive wages in a dynamic, interesting work environment with career growth opportunities. We offer an extensive benefit program that can be personalized to your needs. Our benefit program includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, company provided life insurance and supplemental life insurance. In addition, we offer a 401K retirement plan with company match. We also offer generous paid time off to allow the flexibility to balance personal life and work. This includes paid parental leave for new parents.

BLOX Digital is a leading digital solutions provider for media organizations across the United States and beyond. Our comprehensive suite of solutions encompasses everything from content management systems to managed digital advertising services, ensuring that you have access to the latest technology and strategies to succeed in today's ever-changing media landscape. BLOX Digital is majority owned by Lee Enterprises.

Lee Enterprises a leading provider of high-quality local news, with 73 markets in 26 states that have print, digital and e-replica versions. We also have a rapidly growing roster of digital products for consumers, and are committed to aggressive digital growth.

Lee Enterprises is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We respect and celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. For more information about Lee, check us out at

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role but do not meet 100% of the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply.