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Where Flight Happens

Senior PHP Engineer

$85k – $130k • 0.1% – 0.5%
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Kittyhawk makes it easy to manage a drone program that’s safe, compliant and reliable. Our enterprise platform consists of easy to use mobile apps, desktop tools and an API that keeps teams flying safe and their data organized. Companies use Kittyhawk to manage their fleet, fly missions and capture data.

We’re looking for a driven, detail oriented Senior PHP Engineer with a passion for aviation to add to our team. They’ll need to be an experienced backend leader and problem solver, used to working at a startup, and able to lead projects that are pivotal for developing the foundation of our enterprise fleet management platform.


  • Manage multiple projects from beginning to end
  • Participate in developing system designs and standards
  • Develop endpoints and or services in partnership with other engineering teams
  • Implement and deliver solutions to improve the availability, scalability, latency, and efficiency of our system
  • Engage in system planning and performance analysis
  • Maintain and improve the CI/CD processes


  • 5+ years of enterprise PHP experience
  • Deeply familiar with REST API’s and HTTP specifications
  • Advanced proficiency with Laravel or Symfony framework
  • Familiarity with database and enterprise design patterns
  • Extensive experience with testing frameworks (PHPUnit, PHPSpec, Behat)
  • Ability to move between separate projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills


  • Experience in DevOps management
  • Experience with automation frameworks (Ansible, Terraform)
  • Familiarity with PostGIS and Geospatial operations
  • Experience with React
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Job type
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3+ years
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Jon Hegranes

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Founder @Kittyhawk / Ex-Founder @Workables / Worked at @Disqus, @Fantex • Investor @Disqus

Health savings account

Medical/Dental/Vision insurance plus HSA / FSA options

Commuter benefits

Short term disability / long term disability

Kittyhawk at a glance

Where Flight Happens

Kittyhawk focuses on SaaS, Enterprise Software, Drones, and Mobile Application. Their company has offices in United States. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees. To date, Kittyhawk has raised $9.5M of funding; their latest round was closed on October 2018.

You can view their website at http://kittyhawk.io or find them on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Product Hunt.

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