GoCollect Open Positions

Are you passionate about comic books? Do you have the drive it takes to work from home? Which job is right for you?

Are you a natural writer? Do you enjoy speculating on which comics are heating up and cooling down? Are you good at calling the winners and losers? GoCollect is launching a speculation blog section and looking for several speculators.

This is a contract position. Writers are paid on a per-article basis. Speculators must be willing to submit at least one or up to five articles each week.

GoCollect is in need of a full-time, full-stack web developer. This is a work from home position, so you must be a highly motivated self-starter that's extremely comfortable in all areas of the LAMP stack as well as JavaScript, CSS and HTML (as needed).

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, related field or equivalent experience
  • 3-5+ years’ experience in object-oriented PHP development
  • Comfort within a PHP framework like Symfony1, Symfony2, Zend, Magento, etc.
  • Front-end JavaScript, CSS and HTML experience
  • Relational database proficiency (MySQL preferred)
  • Comfort at the Linux command line
  • Git version control via the command line
  • Apache web server experience
  • Understanding of server-side and client-side performance

Nice to have, but not required:

  • Advanced MySQL performance tuning at both the table and configuration levels
  • Extensive use of a DBAL with focus on Propel and/or Doctrine
  • Extensive work with a wide variety of APIs
  • Unit and Functional testing proficiency
  • Experience with a modern IDE such as Eclipse, Zend Studio, PHP Storm, etc.
  • Use of PHP templating technologies experience such as Twig, Smarty, etc.
  • Best security practices at both the server and application layers
  • Linux Server Administration
  • Working knowledge of Rackspace OpenStack, AWS or similar IaaS platform

Perks:

  • Work from home
  • Flexible schedule
  • Free comics