Software Developer


Software Developer

Render Media was founded by veterans of Google, Scopely, and Applied Semantics. Co-founder Eytan Elbaz's past startups (Applied Semantics and Scopely) have created over $2B in equity value. Render Media is home to some of the largest digital properties in the world, reaching over 4m pvs per day. Our flagship news property Opposing Views sheds light on the most pressing political issues in our country. Our food channel Cooking Panda creates the most viral recipe video series of all-time.

Render Media is looking for an ambitious PHP Developer to help us continue our growth.

Job Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience with PHP
  • Familiarity with LAMP/LEMP (Linux, Apache/Nginx, MySQL, PHP), Ajax, HTML, and CSS
  • Proven experience with client/server Javascript, PHP
  • Content Management System (Drupal or Wordpress) experience required, front and/or backend
  • Experience with Local development using git
  • Amazon Web Services experience a +
  • DevOps experience a +
  • Comfort with UNIX Terminal
  • Debugging and QA experience with an IDE such as PHP/WebStorm, Eclipse, Zend Studio
  • Clean, commented, efficient, testable code that is easy to maintain and a joy to work in
  • A fanatical eye for detail
  • Commitment to Agile development
  • Strong communication skills and a positive attitude
  • BA or BS from 4-year university


  • The chance to have a big impact working with a small team that's doing huge things
  • Fast-paced startup environment; everyone's contribution is recognized
  • Great experience with proven, successful entrepreneurs
  • Prime Fairfax Ave. location across from The Grove
  • Competitive Salary
  • Opportunity for growth
  • Health, Vision, Dental and Life Insurance
  • Stock Options

To Apply, Please Send

  • Provide links to GitHub and your portfolio or past projects
  • A short cover letter highlighting a bit of code in your portfolio that you're particularly proud of. Extra credit for a short example of technical writing--requirements/user stories/API documentation.