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Senior PHP Developer

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We

We are a small team, building new models for open book publishing, working largely with universities and other educational institutions powering open source digital textbook creation programs. We’re helping make educational resources free for all.

We’re a self-sustaining open source / software as a service business, with a growing list of clients across North America, and beyond.

We are passionate about open source, open content, open knowledge, and the ways in which the web and books can intersect. Our offices are in the Mile End neighborhood of Montréal.

Equity, inclusion and diversity are core values for us and the communities we support. We encourage folks from an underrepresented group in tech or non-traditional tech backgrounds to apply for this position.

You

Minimum 5 years in software development, including leadership experience. You like working with a small, but passionate group with a mission-focus on education, open source and open content.

Role

You will be involved planning, developing, implementation and testing of software. While we use WordPress as a development stack, much of the work we have planned for the coming year will be developing external microservices, and building on external APIs, such as GoogleDocs and others.

Requirements

+ Software development experience in PHP 7.2+ on a LEMP stack. (Linux, NGINX, MariaDB, PHP)
+ Proficiency with AWS and Amazon infrastructure
+ Experience with JavaScript/Node.js
+ Experience contributing to open source projects on GitHub
+ Leadership skills
+ Montreal-based

What you’ll be working with

+ LEMP Stack: (Linux, NGINX, MariaDB, PHP)
+ PHP7.2+, contemporary JavaScript build tools (npm, webpack), open source software
+ Bedrock (composer compatible WordPress dev stack: https://roots.io/bedrock/ )
+ Trellis (Ansible playbooks for a WordPress LEMP stack: https://roots.io/trellis/ )
+ Terraform (infrastructure as code software: https://terraform.io)
+ PHP7.2+ and Node.js microservices / service layers.
+ Amazon Web Services: (Cloudwatch, RDS/Aurora, EC2, EBS, Route53, S3)
+ New Relic, GitHub, Slack, Travis CI, ..

Job Type: Full-time

Experience: Software Development: 5 years (Preferred)

Location: Montréal, QC (Required)


DevOps Specialist

We’re looking for a full-time, Montreal-based DevOps specialist, with experience with WordPress and AWS. Salary range is $65,000.00 to $80,000.00. More information found below!

Please send CV and questions to jobs@pressbooks.com with PB DevOps in the Subject Line.

About you

We’re looking for a junior to mid level DevOps engineer / sysadmin with a strong interest/experience in running server infrastructure (LEMP stack running on Amazon Web Services). You should have a minimum of 2 years relevant experience, and be excited about helping a small company grow, ideally with a passion for open source (and books!).

About the job

The main role is running our hosted software for clients, keeping servers up-to-date, and operating smoothly, running deploys of software to multiple servers. Eventually you will be designing, planning and implementing scaling solutions (such as load balancing) in conjunction with the dev team.

Skills required:

What you’ll be working with:

About Pressbooks

We are a small team, building new models for open book publishing, working largely with universities and other educational institutions across, powering their new publishing programs. We’re a self-sustaining open source / software as a service business, with a growing list of clients across North America, and beyond. We are passionate about open source, open content, open knowledge, and the ways in which the web and books can intersect. Our offices are in Mile End.