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SoftLayer Seeks Software Engineer - Systems Development (Dallas, Tx)
Jan 11, 2011 @ 17:24:48

Company SoftLayer
Location Dallas, Texas
Title Software Engineer - Systems Development

The Software Development team is challenged with solving complex problems that will advance our business to the next level. We build the most innovative systems in the industry using the latest technology to deliver creative solutions for our customers. We are looking for software engineers that have heavy experience in PHP MVC frameworks, Object Oriented Development and agile programming. Our team is charged with developing new products from a wide variety of web technologies into large scale systems to support the international SoftLayer customer base. If you are a talented developer who seeks responsibility, thrives when empowered, and understands the importance of personal accountability, then we would like to talk with you. As a member of the SoftLayer team, you have the opportunity to directly impact the continued success of the company. We strive to make SoftLayer a place where you want to be – a place where you are proud to work and where you are motivated to produce the best results possible.


  • Design, develop, and implement Object Oriented PHP applications in SOA environment
  • Take ownership and manage projects through the entire lifecycle
  • Create SOAP/XML web services
  • Integrate enterprise-grade products and services into a web-based portal
  • Projects will vary in size and scope depending on which modules of the platform you are working


  • Expert knowledge of PHP 5 Object Oriented Programming, JavaScript, CSS
  • 5+ years professional programming experience
  • Strong understanding of OO design principles
  • Experience with a version control system (subversion preferred)
  • Strong analytical skills and data structures/algorithms fundamentals
  • A positive attitude and willingness drive projects to completion in a fast moving environment


  • Zend framework experience
  • Experience administering a Linux system
  • Experience in a wide variety of web technologies
  • Experience in scripting
  • Project Management/Reporting

BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS, and/or demonstrated industry experience on similar successful projects

Headquartered in Dallas, SoftLayer is the innovation leader in on-demand web hosting and data center services. As the largest hosting company in the world, SoftLayer lets customers create dedicated, cloud, or seamless hybrid computing environments, leveraging the company’s world-class data center facilities in Dallas, Houston, Seattle, and Washington D.C., and network Points of Presence nationwide. SoftLayer integrates and automates all elements of its platform, empowering enterprises of any size with complete control, security, scalability, and ease-of-management via a leading Customer Portal and Open API.

If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply today.

For more information or to submit your resume, please see the career section of our website at http://www.softlayer.com/about/careers/

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