BBQGuys is a trusted online retailer currently celebrating eleven consecutive years on the INC5000 list of fastest growing businesses and the IR500 list of fastest growing online retailers. The company is also recognized as a Better Business Bureau brand. 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of the company’s inception. ShoppersChoice.com, LLC DBA BBQGuys began in 1998 as The Grill Store & More, a brick and mortar retail store. Within two years, founders Mike and Ladina Hackley recognized the endless possibilities presented by the emerging world of online shopping. This foresight brought forth the launch of www.BBQGuys.com in 2000. Based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the BBQGuys 110,000 square foot headquarters includes three warehouses, a 70 person call center, an outdoor kitchen and patio showroom, indoor and outdoor photo studios and a kitchen that provides employees with home cooked meals.
As part of a team of 6 developers with more growth to come, you'll be responsible for back end coding changes to e-commerce websites, as well as internal database-driven business applications.
To be considered for this role, you will possess a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/ISDS/Technology or similar, as well as familiarity with object-orientated programming concepts and MVC architecture. Ideally, you will have a few years’ experience in a similar role and environment and while not essential, PHP 5 experience will be highly valued.
Role and Responsibilities:
Senior level developer with responsibility to oversee both development and maintenance of the eCommerce front end, applications, and data bases.
Assume final responsibility/authority for code versioning and deployment.
Maintaining authoritative responsibility for hosting environment and associated services.
Develops software solutions by studying information needs: conferring with users: studying systems flow, data usage, and word processes; following the software development lifecycle.
Provide engineering support when building, deploying, configuring and supporting systems for customers.
Participate with the engineering and operations teams to define plans for standardizing, scaling and enhancing our products and the services utilized to deploy/install/release those products
Determines operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development, and proposed solutions.
Qualifications and Education Requirements
Computer Science Degree from accredited University. Equivalent combination of education and/or work experience may be substituted for degree.
One (1) year of experience as a Software Engineer, Senior Executive, or related.
One (1) year of experience must include utilizing enterprise level business system architectures, code deployment, and best practices.
BBQGuys is looking for someone who can work well both autonomously and in a collaborative team, who places a high value on work ethic, is talented at problem solving, and when faced with a challenge, are driven to go a step further to find the solution. As an adaptable, self-motivated individual, it piques your interest to learn about new technologies and web user experiences in the industry.
You will be a strong communicator, with a passion for programming, a high attention to detail, and you never compromise on quality. You will apply your logical thinking to assess and solve problems on the run, will take ownership of your projects, seeing them through to completion, and will have the ability to analyze needs and identify problems, creating innovative design and solutions.
If you are passionate about the user experience, and can work effectively in a fast-paced atmosphere while working on multiple projects simultaneously, adapting to unfamiliar systems and applications with ease, then we are looking for you!