We are hiring

Location: Remote | Organization: First Factory

A major software agency in Costa Rica and NYC is looking for a FullStack Developer in PHP and Vue.js to join their team as a full-time remote employee. You would be working with a team of highly talented professionals on new and existing mobile applications.

Conversational English is a must. Experience working with US clients is a plus!

This is a work-from-home position, and a professional home office space with reliable broadband internet and electricity is a must.


  • Develop and support enhancements and new functionality to serve Unity-based simulation content across platforms and devices using primarily PHP and JavaScript, while working closely with a Unity team working primarily in C#.
  • Build tools to augment the Unity experience, including front and backend content engine components.
  • Work with Platform Analysts, Scrum Masters, QA Analysts, Product Owners, and other cross-functional resources to define and deliver business impacting projects.
  • Capable of working independently, as well as with team members on different teams and in different locations.
  • Perform code reviews with other team members in a reviewer capacity.
  • Provide technical mentoring and guidance to other engineers.
  • Develop and support enhancements and new functionality to automate deployments in a microservices architecture environment.
  • Work closely with other engineering team members to ensure code deployments are fully automated and transparent.
  • Plan and support deployments and launches for all new projects, and maintain an existing codebase.
  • Provide technical expertise and troubleshooting as needed to support production issues.
  • Assist and in some cases be responsible for the design and architecture of projects and features.
  • Be willing to support deployments outside of work hours and participate in an on-call rotation.
  • Actively participate in all relevant agile ceremonies for each project iteration.


  • Over 4 years of experience working with PHP, preferable in Laravel/CodeIgniter.
  • Over 3 years of experience working with JavaScript using Vue.js.
  • Understanding of an Agile based development methodology or similar formal methodologies.
  • Extensive knowledge through work experience with the following programming languages, frameworks, and technologies: PHP, JavaScript, Laravel, MySQL, Apache, Redis, CSS, Vue.js, Bootstrap, jQuery, Mercurial and Git.
  • Experience developing APIs or websites with ASP.NET Core, as well as testing frameworks like xUnit or nUnit is highly preferred.
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes is recommended.
  • Demonstrated organizational and teamwork skills, strong attention to detail, and a willingness to participate in collaborative development projects.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and an ability to translate a business scenario into a technical solution.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Compensation is in USD, over a wire transfer and range is depending upon experience.
  • Local Holidays.
  • 12 Days of Paid Vacations.

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