PHP Software Engineer
Bronto Software - Durham, NC

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Bronto Software provides the leading marketing platform for retailers and other commerce-focused companies to drive revenue through email, mobile and social campaigns. Over 1000 organizations including Party City, Armani Exchange, Timex, and Samsonite rely on Bronto to increase revenue through interactive marketing.

Bronto Awards and distinctions:
Inc. 5000 fastest growing companies - 2009, 2010, 2011
Stevie Award for Best Customer Service Department - 2009, 2010
Best Places to Work - 2010, 2011
CODIE Finalist, Best Marketing Software - 2011
CED Companies to Watch - 2010
Healthiest Companies - 2010, 2011

Building upon consistent growth since its founding in 2002, Bronto is now in the midst of a period of fast-paced growth as it expands its mission beyond email to become the leading platform for integrated email, mobile and social marketing.

Responsibilities :
Bronto Software is seeking an experienced PHP Software Engineer to develop new e-commerce analytics and marketing automation applications. Bronto Software tracks and aggregates tens of millions of data points every day and provides near real-time analysis and reporting to our customers. This functionality is made possible through leading Open Source technologies including PHP, Java, MySQL, Cassandra, Hadoop, and Lucene. Our Software Engineering teams are small and nimble; qualified applicants will have a direct impact on the design and development of Bronto's newest set of features. If you have the technical expertise, experience, and self-motivation required, we would love to hear from you.

Only apply if you want to:
Be a part of a fast moving team, working with the latest tools and technologies
Write code in object-oriented PHP using MVC frameworks and best-practice design patterns.
Help develop our next generation of powerful marketing automation and analytics functionality
Develop innovative applications for displaying and manipulating data in a high-volume, always-available environment
Have knowledge of the latest Internet memes. Was that double rainbow really that intense?
Have the ability to bring mad DJ skillz to our open Air Tunes speaker system

Software Engineering Projects will include:
Implementation of new application functionality to allow customers to better analyse and segment their customer base
Marketing automation and workflow interfaces utilizing the latest JavaScript and HTML5 technologies
Interface with RESTful internal services provided by our Platform team to store a analyze web-scale data

Qualifications :
  • BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related field
At least 2 years of full-time experience in software development
Expertise coding in PHP (Java, Python, Ruby, or other languages a plus)
AJAX design pattern experience
Solid object-oriented design skills
Familiarity with design patterns, unit testing, and writing testable code
Knowledge of n-tier or service-oriented architectures
Comfortable with Linux or OS X development environments; no Microsoft here
Experience working with Subversion, Git, CVS, or other source code management tools

Other Useful Skills:
Experience with writing applications employing large-scale data storage and analysis systems
PHP framework expertise, especially Zend
Knowledge of Internet/email marketing software, email systems, web analytics or other highly transactional write-intensive systems is also highly preferred.

Eligibility to work in the US without sponsorship
Ability to work out of our Durham, NC HQ - relocation is not provided
No agencies please!

Top Reasons for Joining Bronto:
We embrace the green in more ways than one! While working with Green Brontos, enjoy working in a "green" LEED certified office space at American Tobacco Campus
Work at Bronto and still be able to "work out" - free membership to the YMCA located on the campus
Free cool Bronto Swag!
Yearly Bronto birthday bashes. Free food, drink, games, and cake! For our 9th birthday we had a fair themed party, highlighted by a bull-riding contest! Check out our pictures @
Access to Bronto's sweet season tickets for the Durham Bulls
Eat Well - fresh fruit, snacks, sodas, and drinks available for all employees
Free parking - park your car in style in a covered parking deck, only steps away from the Bronto HQ.
Social activities - cornhole, ladderball tournaments and paintball outings also come complimentary with your role at Bronto
A foosball table is just a short walk away from your desk. Trying to solve a tough problem? Work it out with a game of foosball with other Brontos
Open and transparent office environment for ideal collaboration with other Brontos
We're Mac and PC friendly - you choose!
Dress code - our office is comfortable and so is our dress code. Do you have an ample supply of t-shirts, shorts and flip-flops?