Senior PHP/Laravel Software Engineer

Philadelphia, PA, USA Req #45
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Iteris has been a pioneer and leader in transportation innovations for more than 15 years. We have had a long history of firsts in our industry, from developing statewide traveler information systems and connected vehicle technologies to traffic performance measurement and analytics software solutions. Our smart detection sensors – which can detect and differentiate between vehicle, pedestrians, cyclists and more – are used in one-third of all signalized intersections in the U.S. and are deployed in more than 40 countries worldwide. 

Our 10,000+ customers, including state, local and federal agencies, traffic engineering departments, and commercial enterprise customers, look to Iteris as the “trusted advisor” for guidance on smart mobility best practices and ways to make intersections safer, less congested, and more sustainable and cost-effective to operate. 

We are paving the way to the future of transportation and we want you to join us on this important journey. 

Iteris is seeking a high-energy, experienced server-side software developer with solid experience in C, Java, Python, and like languages to help drive design, development, and ongoing commercialization of Iteris systems. Reporting to the Sr. Director of Software Engineering, the Sr. Software Engineer serves as a key team member and an active participant in making strategic technology decisions affecting Iteris products.  In this role, this person will work in an exciting and engaging agile environment where they will be encouraged to expand their skills, test their creative boundaries, and share new ideas.

What you will be doing:

Responsible for developing the architecture, code base, integration, and implementation of server-side software in a multi-platform, real-time environment that supports the various mobile applications. Solve complex technical problems using varying technologies while mentoring peers on new and emerging ways to tackle the common problems. High contributor to the code base for the product, creating new code and refactoring existing code to continually improve the product's adherence to market requirements, architectural requirements, and product requirements.
  • Contribute to cross-functional projects in an Agile/Scrum environment. 
  • Implement automated unit and integration tests (Test-Drive Development (TDD) preferred). 
  • Translate verbal requirements into written use cases and testable stories. 
  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable code in a cloud environment. 
  • Write maintainable, readable code. 
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to anticipate, mitigate, and address these issues ahead of time. 
  • Operationally support systems for the business. 
  • Implement and Monitor analytics to ensure the health of systems. 
  • Analyze requirements and convert to functional software to be validated by product.
  • Serve as technical lead on key initiatives. 
  • Collaborate in the process of conceiving, specifying, designing, programming, documenting, testing, and bug fixing involved in creating and maintaining applications, frameworks, or other software components.  
  • Participate in the process of writing and maintaining the source code.  It includes all that is involved between the conception of the desired software through to the final manifestation of the software, sometimes in a planned and structured process.
  • Develops functional software in accordance with the defined requirements. 
  • Develop repeatable processes; clearly communicate ideas and expectations.

What you need to be successful in this role:

    • Minimum five (5) years of Software Engineering experience.
    • Minimum two (2) years of PHP experience.
    • Working knowledge and understanding of Laravel and Python; Python 3 is a plus.
    • Additional experience in -- Object-Oriented Programming, SQL with either MySQL or PostgreSQL, Azure or similar cloud environments, Linux and knowledge about Shell scripting, Java, Docker is a plus, Apache Tomcat application server, php-fpm and NGinX, cloud-based software architectures, AWS preferred
    • Bachelor's Degree (four year college or technical school) Required, Field of Study: Computer Science, Software Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Data Science, or related field 
    • Accountability -- the extent to which an individual is willing to accept responsibility.
    • Analytical skills -- the ability of the individual to gather raw data and to process that data into a meaningful form.
    • Autonomy -- the ability of the individual to complete assigned tasks with little oversight.
    • Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
    • Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.
    • Deductive Reasoning - Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.
    • Detail orientation -- the ability of the individual to pay meticulous attention to all aspects of a situation or task, no matter how small or seemingly unimportant.
    • Conflict resolution -- how effectively the individual deals with others in an antagonistic situation.
    • Innovative - Ability to look beyond the standard solutions.
    • Coaching and development -- the ability of an individual to provide guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas needed to accomplish a task or solve a problem.

    What’s in it for you:

    • Excellent Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision and more)
    • 401k with company match on day 1
    • Paid Time Off
    • Great culture  
    • Career growth 

    Iteris, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

    This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

    Other details

    • Pay Type Salary
    • Philadelphia, PA, USA