Updated: September 2, 2021

Patchstack Is Looking For a Full-Stack/PHP Developer

Agnes Talalaev
from patchstack

Join Patchstack as a full-stack/PHP developer and help us make the web a safer place!

Patchstack is a leading security company providing vulnerability information and virtual patches against security issues found within WordPress, plugins, and themes.

We maintain a free WordPress vulnerability database and focus on building a community of independent security researchers (Patchstack Red Team) behind the WordPress ecosystem.

As a company, we believe in transparency, integrity, community, and put personal growth as a high priority.

Patchstack is a winner of Global InfoSec Awards 2021 in two categories: Open Source Security and Web Application Security for providing "Cutting Edge" solutions to the market. We are also one of the three security companies in the WordPress ecosystem that is authorized to assign CVE IDs to WordPress-related vulnerabilities.

We are not looking for staff augmentation, agencies, or freelancers. We're looking for a full-time team member who can grow with the rest of the team.

What we do:

1) We provide a SaaS solution to detect and vpatch plugin vulnerabilities patchstack.com/features/
2) We run a community-driven bug bounty platform (Patchstack Red Team) to nurture a community of independent security researchers behind the WordPress ecosystem.
3) We maintain an open and free WordPress vulnerability database patchstack.com/database/
4) We provide professional code-review and security auditing to WordPress plugins patchstack.com/security-audits/

Who are we looking for as a full-stack/PHP developer position at Patchstack?

We're looking for a professional who would help us build both the front-end and the backend of our products.

The candidate is expected to have at least a basic understanding of web application (and more specifically WordPress) security.

The position is full-time and remote (in the EU/US timezone). The candidate should be a highly self-disciplined professional with excellent communication skills.

You'll be working in a fast-paced startup environment where everybody is involved in planning the direction and growth of the company.

While we provide a lot of personal freedom, we're looking for a solution-oriented person who is not afraid of challenges and is also happy to work on tasks that might not fall into everyday responsibilities.

Day-to-day tasks include:

  • Working on our Laravel applications by adding new features and changing existing features
  • Working on the frontend of these Laravel applications of which some utilize Vue.js and NuxtJS
  • Refactoring existing code to meet new standards and features (PHP 8)
  • Writing unit tests

Skill requirements:

  • PHP (Laravel)
  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • SQL and the ability to write performant queries
  • Understanding of MVC frameworks and SPA
  • Version control such as git
  • Ability to write clean code that is also reusable
  • A focus on security and performance
  • Fluent English in both speaking and writing
  • Outstanding communication skills

Would be helpful:

  • Good understanding of Vue.js, NuxtJS, AWS
  • Previous experience working as a developer
  • Previous experience working in a remote team
  • Knowledge about WordPress and other PHP based content management systems
  • Industry certifications

What we can offer:

  • Competitive salary with stock options plan
  • Work in a quickly growing tech company
  • Highly impactful work
  • No corporate environment
  • Paid training for work-related personal development
  • Paid vacations (35 days a year)
  • Full-time telecommuting in a globally distributed team
  • Co-working space membership or ergonomic desk equipment for home
  • Fitness club or a local gym membership

How to apply?

To apply to a full-stack/PHP developer position at Patchstack, please include your contact information, background, and employment history including job titles, starting and ending dates of employment.

If you have any references to your previous work and links to additional information (e.g. LinkedIn, blog) please add those as well.

Click here to apply!

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