The ideal candidate is self-motivated with an extensive experience as a back-end engineer and in-depth knowledge of all aspects of the LAMP stack (including scalability and security).


  • Architect and maintain distributed systems, focusing on reliability, security and scalability.
  • Identify key scaling/stability pain points and architect/implement solutions
  • Put in place security best practices (XSS/SQL Injection prevention, language-specific weaknesses….)
  • Design and develop highly scalable APIs and services that are used by web and mobile clients
  • Work closely with the product team to design and implement UX flows
  • Collaborate on the server side changes required for the UX flows
  • Provide leadership in areas of security and robustness against DDOS and other attacks.


  • 8+ years of full life-cycle product development experience
  • Solid computer science fundamentals (data structures, algorithms, etc.)
  • Advanced experience with object-oriented PHP
  • Experience with REST based Web Services development
  • Well-versed in network security, and application security
  • Experience with Cloud services like AWS
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum-like environment
  • Experience working with PHP mvc framework such as YII.

About Workboard, Inc

We're a small start-up that aims to help people reach the zen of achievement. With the Workboard Team Velocity App, it's easier to coordinate, communicate and complete work. Less busywork, more progress. Workboard is a little over a year old, and moving quickly. We're looking for people who are passionate about making the workplace better for everyone.

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