New Job Opening: Full-Stack Software Engineer – PHP – at Zeeto Media


Zeeto Media, voted top 2 places to work in San Diego, is looking for a full-time (non Contract), in-house full-stack software engineer. The ideal candidate will be comfortable being involved in every aspect of the product development cycle. You’ll be a part of a team that delivers cutting edge technology in performance-based marketing. We move at light speed and this position must be able to work on multiple projects while potentially shifting gears to a new project at any time.

Check us out

  • We provide a unique work environment unlike anywhere else!,
  • Free breakfast and lunch catered everyday.
  • All the snacks, coffee, drinks and homebrew you want, especially with our on-site bar!
  • Onsite haircuts with our stylist.
  • Discounted onsite massages to relax on the company clock.
  • Tournaments & Games – ping pong, foosball, darts, chess, monopoly, poker.
  • Pickup laundry & dry cleaning.
  • Health – onsite Yoga & discounted gym nearby.
  • Monthly company including company sponsored happy hours, events and competitions.
  • World-class health insurance package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401k Matching, PTO, FSA and more.
  • Come enjoy the cutting edge technology and new age work environment found in Silicon Valley, but with much better weather and more affordable living in beautiful sunny San Diego.

Our ideal candidate:

  • 4+ years of professional programming experience in either PHP or Python, preferably with an MVC-type framework (we’re a Symfony shop)
  • Comfortable working in a linux environment
  • Strong JavaScript & CSS skills
  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks and libraries like AngularJS, jQuery, EmberJS
  • Experience with test-driven development (TDD)
  • Working understanding of version control (GIT/SVN)
  • A solid foundation in OOP, design patterns, and algorithms
  • Product-centric: You love solving hard technical challenges and producing clean code, but you realize the product and the end-user’s experience is the most important thing. You need to care about the users and think beyond just the technical challenges.
  • Has contributed to an open source project, or has public projects available on their GitHub account


New Job Opening: in La Jolla, CA


Web and Mobile Application Developer (La Jolla, CA)

Growing, agile and highly efficient organization based in La Jolla seeks a Web and Mobile Applications Developers for two junior roles.

We create the best multi-tenant hosted PBX platform on the planet. Our services are tailored to meet the demands of competitive service providers and carriers, and we provide a flexible platform that can be used to opportunistically add services to an existing network, or as a single end-to-end solution to create, deliver and manage VoIP and the next wave of communications and collaboration apps.

The Situation:

Since its founding in 2002 NetSapiens has grown into an efficient organization of seasoned VoIP experts. The company designs and develops significant VoIP platforms that drive increased ROI from rapid service deployment across customer’s multiple market segments. NetSapiens’ clients include governmental entities, small businesses, and service providers. Due to NetSapiens’ significant growth the company needs two experienced Applications Developers.

The Position:

The successful candidates excel at innovation. These two individuals bring their skills in web (preferably PHP/JavaScript) or mobile IOS or android development. To them, the variety of platforms with various programming requirements presents opportunities rather than roadblocks. The successful candidates see this position as the launch point for their budding career. They desire to work with the best of the best in a collaborative and collegial setting. These two individuals will make an immediate and significant contribution both to the company as well as to its customers.

The Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate designs new applications and improves those that already exist. Technology problems are merely bumps in a road leading to a successful solution. The unique individual brings their Web development and Mobile applications background to a wide array of customer needs. The ideal candidate is motivated by the challenge of designing a solution that meets a grateful customer’s needs and benefiting from growth through mentorship and exposure to all aspects of full cycle development. They thrive in a supportive, collegial environment where egos are left at the door.

We Seek The Following:

  • Extensive programming in a LAMP stack, or other type of Linux environment.
  • Advanced PHP and MySQL skills for rapid backend development
  • Experience with other backend frameworks
  • Extensive experience with JavaScript, HTML and CSS
  • Experience compiling for web and mobile apps using Eclipse
  • Experience in full cycle backend development (front-end a huge plus, as is full-stack)
  • Able to be guided and work solo on projects
  • Able to handle advice and critiques of work and incorporate ideas into development process
  • Able to take on leadership responsibilities if needed
  • BS or other degree from top university with solid focus on computer engineering, software development, etc.
  • Experience in the VoIP industry with an emphasis on TCP/IP systems and networks is a huge plus!

The Opportunity:

The successful candidate desires to contribute their expertise to a fast-growing company located in one of America’s favorite cities. NetSapiens Applications Developers have full-cycle development responsibility and are equally adept at working independently or as part of a team. There are a wide variety of projects on which the company encourages new approaches. Over half of the applications development initiatives are brand new and innovative. The company has a reputation for providing the industry’s most groundbreaking solutions every day.

The Compensation:

Depending on experience, we are offering an attractive compensation package that includes an equity component, competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and plenty of internal growth opportunity.

Candidates must be local to the San Diego region, able to commute daily to La Jolla and be able to work onsite (not remote/telecommuting). All candidates that fit the description should email resumes in Word or PDF format with cover letter and contact information (email and phone) to Christian Hokenson.


New Job Opening: Start Up Seeking Remote to Full Time PHP Developer

We are a new start-up company based in San Diego near Sea World Drive. This is a web developer position, working predominantly on Cake PHP Bootstrap-type frameworks. Skills needed include deep programming experience in HTML 5, CSS 3, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, Mongo, mobile responsive CSS and event-based JavaScript. A demonstrated, thorough understanding of UX design is also a requirement. Knowledge of GitHub is a plus. Over 5 years’ experience preferred… We had a developer, however they could not complete the project, so some foundation has been started.  We estimate the site can be live within 150 hours and we will then need ongoing work and development on others aspects of the site. Please review websites: Airbnb, Relayrides, Thumbtack – and have an understanding of what it would take to build a cutting edge site like those with emphasis on database.


  • 1 to 2+ years experience with PHP 5.
  • 2+ years experience with Cake PHP 2 or higher
  • 1 to 2+ with Bootstrap 3.0+, Github, Ubuntu.
  • Experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and AJAX, Bootstrap.
  • 2+ years experience with MySql, Mongo Database
  • 1 to 2 years designing and developing Responsive web sites / applications
  • Motivated individual with ability to be a self-starter.
  • Experience with PHP object-oriented programming.


  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical field.
  • 1 to 2+ years experience with Linux/LAMP/LEMP servers.
  • Fundamentals of web hosting and server architecture.
  • Experience with project management.
  • Experience with Mongo database

Benefits – You will be starting at ground level with a new start-up.

Apply by sending the following to Brian Archambo:

  • sample work: links, mockups, etc
  • Hourly Rate –  $20 to $40 an hour or development based on Milestones
  • Name, phone number and best time to call


Meeting #56: Developing SOLID applications with PHP


SOLID are a popular set of OOP principles aimed to help you write more extensible, maintainable code. But how close do you follow any of these principles?

This session discusses the concepts behind SOLID, and how to take advantage OO practices (low coupling, high cohesion, and strong encapsulation) to help you write code that is easier to read, understand, and maintain.