Senior/ Lead Software Engineer opening in Alpharetta. GA (primarily remote)

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May 5, 2021, 9:23:02 AM5/5/21

Employment Type: Full Time


Location: Alpharetta, GA (will also accept remote candidates)


What we are looking for: We are seeking highly skilled Software Engineer who has an entrepreneurial spirit, is results oriented and interested in being the cornerstone of a new engineering department. We expect this will be a demanding role, however the engineer will have considerable influence on the development of new technologies, products, and features.


Yardz is a fast-growing construction technology company focused on the asset management space for contractors. We provide a Software-as-a-Service offering that allows construction firms to manage their rented equipment.


The position is based in Alpharetta, GA, though remote candidates are welcome to apply. The position is primarily work-from-home with occasional in-person meetings as appropriate. Full-stack experience is expected, though the role will primarily focus on the PHP to User portions of the stack and able to avoid most of the lower-level parts.



  • Take ownership of products/features and assist in architectural planning, development, implementation, testing and long-term maintenance and support
  • Provide ongoing maintenance, support, and enhancements in the existing system and platforms
  • Staying in tune with new trends and best practice for SaaS solutions
  • Provide ongoing coaching, feedback, and development for the more junior members of the engineering team
  • Prepare/maintain all applications utilizing standard development tools that are used by the team
  • Manage the systems and environments that support the engineering process
  • Support technical support to the customer success team
  • Create product/feature technical documentation for a long-term knowledge repository

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of software development experience in PHP
  • 3+ years of software development experience with PHP 7.X
  • Experience working as part of a software development team
  • Proven experience in a Senior Software Engineering role
  • Significate experience with Laravel, jQuery and CSS (Bootstrap 4.X)
  • Experience with databases and object-relation mapping (ORM)
  • Experience in building APIs and services using REST
  • Experience developing to PSR-2 and PSR-12 standards
  • MySQL query optimization, window functions and common expressions
  • Resourcefulness and troubleshooting attitude
  • Ability to bring and learn new technologies to the product/team
  • Ability to effectively plan and manage simultaneous projects, tasks, and initiatives
  • Strong communication skills to explain technical concepts to business audiences and technical resources, including the ability to present comfortably to executives
  • An interest and passion for growing and developing junior team members
  • Strong work ethic and high level of integrity
  • BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science/ Engineering or a relevant field or adequate experience to make such degree irrelevant

Other Desirable Skills:

  • Demonstrated attention to detail, “go-getter” attitude
  • Knowledge of, or strong aptitude for quickly learning, business operations
  • Experience with Scrum/Agile development methodologies
  • Experience with Vagrant, Apache, PHP-FPM and MySQL/MariaDB
  • Experience with AWS
  • Experience with SASS or LESS
  • Experience with Git, JIRA, CI and associated engineering tools
  • Understanding of the special issues of performing queries on large datasets
  • Experience in developing ERPs, CRMs, BI or SCM systems
  • Knowledge of Section 508 Accessibility standards (WCAG 2.x ADA compliance) and best practices

Extra Bonus Points:

  • Understand how the construction industry works

Legal Stuff:

  • Yardz is based in Georgia, USA and operates under the Georgia employee rights and protections.
  • Employees must be US citizens/permanent residents or appropriate work permits independent of Yardz. We are unable to sponsor VISA applicants at this time.
  • This is a full-time, FLSA section 13(a)(1) exempt, salaried position reporting to the Chief Technology Officer
  • The position is 90%+ remote and employee will be expected to provide a dedicated work space
  • Employee is expected to be available between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM EST/EDT, Monday-Friday with remaining hours flexible. More than 40 hours in a week may be required.
  • Full benefits are available after 90 days, which includes “unlimited” paid PTO
  • Employee will be part of the emergency on-call rotation
  • Employee will be eligible for profit-sharing/bonuses
  • Compensation is targeted at a Lead Software Engineer role in the Atlanta Metro area

Sorry, no 3rd parties or C2C.

If you are interested, please contact me directly at


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Anthony Green, PhD

Chief Technology Officer


770-508-3088 x702


Alpharetta, United States




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