PHP Administrator

Reporting to the VP, Information Technology, we are adding a PHP Administrator to our collaborative Agile team. You will modify and update existing user-facing web-based software products and internally developed support systems.

Toronto, ON


Venngo is The Original PERKS company™. Since 2000, Venngo WorkPerks® has helped Canada’s top employers improve employee engagement and quality of life with our exclusive, branded group discount programs. Venngo seamlessly manages and maintains programs via a custom co-branded website, e-newsletters and exclusive mobile app, simplifying and reducing the cost of managing your group discounts. Employee enrollment rates of over 80% are typical and we reach more than 1 million Canadian households. We offer unique PERKS not available anywhere else from more than 1,000 name brand and local merchants in over 6,000 locations across Canada. We can save each employee thousands of dollars every year on everyday purchases like dining and clothing plus unique experiences and big-ticket items like travel, insurance, computers and automobiles.

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Overview: <p><strong>Who we are</strong></p> <p>At Venngo, we are focused on benefits that both remote and in-office employees can take advantage of; ones that align with their location, lifestyle, and interests. With Venngo's perks programs, organizations have access to exclusive discounts from big brands and local businesses across North America, helping members save on everything from entertainment and tech to wellness and travel.</p> <p>Our clients choose Venngo to help them deliver greater value to their employees and modernize their discounts and benefits programs uniquely and tangibly.</p> <p>On the merchant side, our Ingenuity Team is a collection of curious and thoughtful business leaders working to extend our partners' exposure. We grow a brand's market influence, reputation, and revenue by creating memorable, inspiring experiences for consumers.&nbsp;</p> <p>Simply put, at Venngo, we spend our days thinking of ways to make people happy, save money with discounts, cultivate consumer relationships, and bring a smile to everyone's face.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>The opportunity</strong></p> <p>Reporting to the VP, Information Technology, we are adding a PHP Administrator to our collaborative Agile team. You will modify and update existing user-facing web-based software products and internally developed support systems.</p> <p><strong>What&rsquo;s in it for you?</strong></p> <ul> <li><em>An incredible learning opportunity and the chance to grow. </em>This is a chance to learn new technologies, expand your troubleshooting skills and gain exposure working on the application platform and web software products. You will have the opportunity to grow into a Senior Developer or Team Lead.</li> <li><em>An unequivocal level of job satisfaction. </em>We make people happy. Ultimately, we help organizations increase employee engagement and boost morale. With over 300 health and wellness discounts, our clients can trust that they will have happier employees with less absenteeism.</li> <li><em>An open door. </em>From individual career counselling to incorporating the best suggestions for improvements and changes, Venngo has a transparent culture where we fully support our people. After 18 years in existence, we know a thing or two about making our own team happy.</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>On a day-to-day basis, you will:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Conduct&nbsp; functional and technical analysis and testing of web products.</li> <li>Modify, update, or maintain existing applications.</li> <li>Resolve the issues identified on support tasks.</li> <li>Actively participate in the stand up and own the technical aspects of your deliverables and keep a close eye on estimates, status, productivity and code quality.&nbsp;</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>Here&rsquo;s what you bring:</strong></p> <ul> <li><em>Experience and knowledge.</em> You have a proven track record of programming dynamic web applications that utilize a backend database for persistent data storage. You have hands-on experience designing, coding and unit testing web applications for desktops and mobile devices including knowledge of modern programming and scripting languages utilized in web environments such as&nbsp; PHP7, MySQL, JavaScript, Typescript. You may have familiarity with or you are ready to lead Laravel framework and React Native.</li> <li><em>Communication and translation. </em>You will be working closely with internal and external clients to resolve technical issues. You have solid written and verbal communication skills - including the ability to listen and reflect back.</li> <li><em>Motivation, drive and passion. </em>You thrive in an Agile environment and want to share best practices and ideas for innovation. You love solving problems for a different product every day, stepping up to different challenges. You have a thirst for technical knowledge and a desire to contribute however you can. You are available to work at the office 1-2 days per week once it is safe to do so.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Why join us</strong></p> <p>At Venngo, we believe strongly in the value of what we are doing and our capacity to make work better for everyone. And that starts internally. From access to our amazing perks to professional development to genuine respect for ideas from every single person here. We ensure that everyone's accomplishments are acknowledged out loud regularly, and we prioritize helping our people grow their careers.</p> <p>At Venngo we know that not everyone takes the same path when it comes to building their skills. If you feel you meet all or most of the qualifications we are seeking; and you are excited by the possibility of growing our company, take a chance and express your interest here. To learn more about who we are, follow us on <a href="">LinkedIn</a>.</p> <p>Venngo welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available by request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.</p>