We are looking for talented people

We value our employees and want to help other companies do the same. We believe so strongly that engaged employees make better companies that we use our own technology to continually make Sparck a great place to work. If you are interested, see our current positions below:

Current jobs

Who is Sparck?

Sparck is an entrepreneurial SaaS startup focusing on providing managers the tools needed to recognize and engage their employees and create a more productive and meaningful culture. This is done using an engagement survey followed by an innovative rewards and recognition platform that uses AI and data analytics to help our clients personalize every experience to create thriving and productive workplace relationships.

We believe so strongly that engaged employees make better companies that we use our own technology to continually make Sparck a great place to work.

What we are looking for:

We are looking for a Back-end Developer with strong experience using PHP, MySQL, jQuery and REST to turn UI designs into clean high performing code. The ideal candidate should be an independent worker with an entrepreneurial spirit and strong understanding of user interaction and business concepts. This role is fast-paced, collaborative, and innovative; we are looking for someone who thrives in an entrepreneurial environment and has the grit, passion, and desire to build a new product that will help employers build stronger relationships in the workplace.

Responsibilities

  • Participate in the entire application lifecycle, focusing on coding and debugging

  • Write clean code to develop functional web applications

  • Troubleshoot and debug applications

  • Perform UI tests to optimize performance

  • Manage cutting-edge technologies to improve legacy applications

  • Collaborate with Front-end developers to integrate user-facing elements with server side logic

  • Gather and address technical and design requirements

  • Provide training and support to internal teams

  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use

  • Liaise with developers, designers and customer managers to identify new features

  • Follow emerging technologies

  • Present and defend code design and key deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders

  • Establish and promote coding guidelines, best practices and standards

Requirements

  • Strong PHP, JQuery, HTML5 and CSS3

  • Experience with MySQL development and performance improvements

  • Strong coding math skills for report and dashboard development

  • Strong Vanilla PHP experience (no frameworks)

  • SOAP/RESTful API creation and integration

  • Experience with Responsive/Mobile design

  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process

  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively

  • Up-to-date with the latest Web trends, techniques and technologies

Stand-out Candidates

Stand-out candidates may also have:

  • 3-5+ years of professional programming background recommended

  • Full Stack Experience (PHP, MySQL, Apache)

  • Experience with SaaS applications

What sets us apart

Be one of the first people to join our fun, creative, and innovative environment with the following benefits:

  • Company Stock

  • Bonus Plan

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Flexible Schedule & Work Location (yes we support remote workers)

  • Unlimited PTO

To apply, click the link below and attach your resume and any relevant information you think we should know.

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