Senior Software Engineer - PHP

Silicon Valley, CA, United States

AnchorFree Inc

Role Location

  • Silicon Valley, CA, United States


101 - 250 people


1800 Seaport Blvd
Redwood City, CA, 94063, US

Tech Stack

  • C
  • C++
  • Pyth
  • Ku
  • and
  • ko
  • Obj
  • Go
  • Swift
  • PHP
  • Scala
  • .NET
  • RxJava

Role Description

AnchorFree is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our dynamic and brilliant Engineering team. As a Software Engineer, you will play an active part in designing backend components and services for main AnchorFree's products. You will help AnchorFree to implement scalable architecture, build core services and APIs, manage and evolve existing software systems. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, detail and quality oriented, as well as passionate about having a huge impact in providing privacy and security to millions of our users.

Responsibilities: *Design, implement, deploy, and operate scalable backend systems *Ensure that everything you write is well tested and automated *Help define our architecture ensuring scalability and reliability *Help define our API design and best practices *Participate in planning and retrospectives *Collaborate with Product Management and Engineering colleagues on technical vision and design

Requirements: Production experience creating software with PHP is required (experience working with WordPress, Drupal, etc. doesn't count) *Experience with building scalable, resilient, high-performance systems *You've designed, built, scaled and maintained production services, and know how to compose a service oriented architecture. *Able to design schemas for a relational databases such as MySQL, write efficient SQL without an ORM and optimize DB queries *Experience building robust APIs for third parties *You play well with others

Nice to Have: *Experience with caching technologies such as Memcached or Redis *Experience working with AWS technologies (DynamoDB, S3) *Experience working with queuing systems such as RabbitMQ or Amazon Simple Queue Service *Experience working with Payment Gateways (Credit Cards, PayPal, Gift Cards, etc...)

About AnchorFree Inc

AnchorFree are the creators of a powerful technology platform that has been transformational for millions of people around the world, enabling connectivity, privacy, and freedom. The crown jewel of our family of products, Hotspot Shield is available for users on iOS, Android, PC and Mac. 200,000 new users download Hotspot Shield every day, making it one of the top 100 most popular iOS apps in App Store and the #1 top grossing app in the Productivity category. Powered by a proprietary VPN technology, Hotspot Shield is the world’s most popular Wi-Fi security application. Hotspot Shield is the #1 enabler for users to get Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube in places where access to these apps or sites is restricted or censored. AnchorFree is also powering partners with its proprietary VPN technology available as an SDK, enabling app developers to integrate security, privacy and Internet freedom into their apps.

Company Culture

We create accessibility and freedom to our customers and uphold it within the company by encouraging all voices to be heard.

We work with urgency and passion to achieve innovation, creativity and quality among our products.

We empower our employees to be self-starters and be in charge of their own careers by providing them tools to thrive and reward incentives.

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