Why is PetDoors.com a great place to work?

PetDoors.com is a growing eCommerce website that is the best place to buy a dog door online. It’s also a great place to work in San Luis Obispo for efficiency driven, hardworking teammates looking for an opportunity to grow with a company. We are always on the lookout for bright, talented pet-lovers that can help us improve the user experience for our customers. Loving dogs is a requirement! Since we are a company that revolves around products for dog lovers, we need to be able to share that common interest. Also, we have numerous dogs around the office and if you do not love dogs, you probably will not enjoy it here! While experience is nice, we’ll gladly take bright and motivated applicants and train. For all positions, to weed out the applicants that don’t read this page make sure your cover letter is addressed to your favorite dog on our staff. If your dog gets along with everyone he or she is welcome to join! 


The company realizes that happy teammates that enjoy what they are doing get the most done so we’ve structured our organization to try to optimize your responsibilities. We work together to try to get everyone into their “magic orange” spot:

 

Open Positions

 

Junior Web Developer

PetDoors.com is a growing eCommerce website, receiving over 120k unique visitors per month. We sell a huge variety of pet doors that gives dogs easier access in and out of the house without waiting for their owners - you could say we help give them a new leash on life!

We're looking for a web developer that wants to grow with the company and take ownership of the code they write. Your day-to-day might consist of:

  • Developing full stack web applications using PHP and MySQL on our Magento eCommerce platform
  • Identifying potential UI/UX problems and designing solutions to address them
  • Creating utility programs/scripts using Python or C# to increase team productivity
  • Squashing bugs that hamper our customer's shopping experience
  • Integrating third-party APIs to expand our business capabilities
  • Writing test code, expanding our documentation, and participating in code reviews to ensure the health of our codebase

 

We're looking for someone who has:

  • At least 1 year's experience with any of the following: PHP, Python, or C#.
  • Experience with front-end technologies, such as Bootstrap and jQuery
  • Experience consuming REST APIs
  • Experience working with SQL
  • Ability to pick up unfamiliar concepts quickly
  • Knowledge of version control (git)
  • Familiarity with OOP concepts
  • Working knowledge of the Unix shell
  • A sense of humor

 

Bonus points if you have:

  • Previous Magento development experience
  • Experience utilizing Test Driven Development
  • Built a robust web site or application 
  • A soft spot in your heart for dogs of all shapes and sizes

To weed out applicants that don't read carefully, make sure you include a cover letter, addressed to one of our office dogs, with the word "monkey" in it somewhere. If you have any code samples (no longer than 200 lines) that you're particularly proud of, please submit it as well.

Please submit your resume and application materials as separate PDFs to careers@petdoors.com with the following subject line: "[Your Name Here] - Jr. Web Developer"

 

Email careers@petdoors.com to learn more about why PetDoors.com is one of the best places to work in San Luis Obispo or to apply.