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Making Health and Wellness Coaching accessible to every one.

Software Engineer (PHP, Laravel)

$75k – $95k • 0.05% – 0.1%
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Who We Are

Ladder offers a personalized fitness platform that changes with your life, a digital marketplace powered by a real-life coach to create a fitness solution perfectly tailored to your experience, goals, and everyday lifestyle. We make fitness easier - our role is to remove the barriers between the coach and client to help people do the work that leads to a healthier, happier life. While many other brands sell a hardcore version of training, we focus on making small victories more attainable and more effective. You have to do the work - but you don’t have to do it alone.


Ladder is looking to hire a Software Engineer (back-end) eager to build great products. You’ll tackle a wide breadth of engineering challenges, owning core builds of major new products and feature releases. The ideal candidate is a self-starting engineer proficient in multiple languages and tools, who enjoys solving difficult technical and business challenges, ranging from back-end scalability to analytical functions and aggregation.


- Own the design and development of our RESTful APIs, and other platform toolkits.
- Take projects through the full software development life cycle.
- Support the development and performance of our back-end architecture.
- Work closely with our product, engineering, and design leads on both prototyping and iterative development.


- 5+ years of experience in PHP, Laravel, AWS, and Stripe Billing with a strong understanding of current tools, best practices, and debugging methodologies.
- Expertise developing RESTful APIs.
- Experience with Vue JS is a plus.
- Ability to work smoothly with other engineers, product managers, and designers.
- Systematic problem solving approach, coupled with a strong sense of ownership and drive.
- Familiarity with various products in the AWS ecosystem and AWS cloud infrastructure.

What We Offer

- Competitive compensation + meaningful equity
- 4 Private Training Sessions with a Ladder Coach each month
- Unlimited access to a Ladder coach ( health and wellness coach)
- Unlimited access to HQ, our fitness and training facility
- Unlimited Vacation Time
- Weekly team lunches, plus free drinks and snacks every day
- Medical Insurance
- A mission driven culture and team
- Company activities including happy hours, company BBQ’s, and more!

Meet your team

People you would work with in this role
Pro photographer. Community builder. Built apps, Free Gifts, games, Tap Tap Revenge, collaboration, Cove, and water filtration, Soma Water. Product at Ladder.

Brett Maloley

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Founder @Ladder