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Full Stack Software Engineer

Department: Technology
Location: San Diego, CA

Who we are:

Founded in 2008, Underground Elephant is the nation’s premier direct response marketing company, leveraging proprietary technology to help leading brands find great customers.

What you’ll do:

  • Build large scale systems that handle millions of transactions daily.
  • Collaborate with product owners and fellow engineers in the design and development of cloud native microservices.
  • Translate complex business requirements into extensible, elegant solutions. 
  • Learn, grow, and have fun doing it!
Learn more about our technology at

What we're looking for:

  • A SOLID understanding of OOP principles, REST APIs and PHP.
  • Experience with distributed, large-scale systems.
  • A strong ability to debug code quickly and efficiently.
  • The ability to flesh out basic requirements to create thoughtful UIs.
  • Familiarity with SQL and NoSQL databases, queuing and caching systems.
  • A strong track record in building scalable Web services.
  • An understanding of system design, data structures, and algorithms.

Bonus experience:

  • PHP frameworks Laravel and/or Symfony.
  • AngularJS.

Why you want to work for us:

What makes Underground Elephant a great place to work? It's the people. We staff our team with driven, intelligent, passionate and creative people. We encourage every employee to identify, cultivate, and put into practice their own values alongside those of the organization.
Our new headquarters, located in the heart of East Village, is a space that lends itself to our open and collaborative culture. Complete with an indoor schoolhouse, five century-old olive trees, and an in-house bar, the space inspires creativity, leadership, and innovation.
Our perks and benefits are aimed to foster a culture of cooperation and teamwork, and to create an environment where employees love what they do. That’s why we offer all UE employees:

The benefits you’d expect...

  • Medical, dental & vision coverage

  • 401k matching

  • Paid Time Off

And so much more...

  • Student loan repayment program

  • 529 college savings plan

  • Stock options

  • Red Bull, coffee, snacks, and breakfast

  • Billiards and ping pong

  • Pet-friendly office

Join the Underground Movement - apply today!

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