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Senior Product Developer

Job Category: Product Development
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Raleigh-Durham
Work Site: Hybrid

Sitation is seeking a skilled Senior Product Developer who will play a central role in the development of our product platforms. Your primary focus will be developing and maintaining these applications using PHP, with an emphasis on frameworks like Symfony, Laravel, and Slim. We seek a passionate, technically proficient candidate who can provide technical leadership, collaborate closely with the product team, and effectively execute development strategies.

We are a growing team focused on work/life balance, good code, and enjoying the process of building products we are excited about. We are a talent-first organization, and believe great people come from a variety of experience and educational backgrounds. This is a highly flexible position that requires a curious person with a growth-oriented mindset. Come grow with us!

You Should Apply If:

  • You love building interesting and innovative projects with PHP
  • You enjoy mentoring developers and leading technical teams
  • You enjoy architecting and planning application code
  • You enjoy using code to solve problems in a team environment
  • You enjoy working with tools like Laravel, Composer, Slim, and Symfony
  • You are interested in AI and how it can augment products
  • You get a sense of inner peace when the unit tests pass
  • You enjoy data manipulation and ETL-like processes
  • BONUS: You have moderate to good whiteboard handwriting

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Leading the development and maintenance of web and CLI applications using PHP (Symfony, Laravel, Slim) by writing great code, promoting and implementing best software practices, and helping shape the overall architecture of the Sitation product codebase.
  • Providing technical guidance and leadership to the development team.
  • Collaborating with the VP of Product to organize and implement development plans, including sprint planning, ticket refinement, and more.
  • Conducting code reviews for product PRs.
  • Staying up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies in web development to enhance product capabilities.
  • Contributing to all phases of the development lifecycle.

Candidate Requirements

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in PHP development, with a strong understanding of frameworks like Symfony, Laravel, and Slim.
  • Proven experience in leading development projects and providing technical guidance.
  • Excellent knowledge of relational databases, version control tools, and developing web services.
  • Passion for best design and coding practice, including testing methodologies.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.

These aren’t requirements, but you’ll be an especially strong candidate if you have:

  • Experience in working with AI platforms like OpenAI
  • Experience with MongoDB
  • Background in writing code other developers use
  • Background in writing comprehensive documentation
  • Background in writing and executing architecture strategy
  • Background in shipping software with testing strategies


This is a hybrid office/remote job, so we’re looking for candidates who are within driving distance of our Apex, NC office.

The amount of time you choose to spend working remotely vs. in the office is completely up to you. Our office is specifically for the product development team, and is there for when in-person collaboration is helpful or when team members would like to work in an office rather than at home. Our office is located near lots of dining and shopping options, has a great walking path around a pond out back, and is a quiet and calm space to collaborate or work solo.

Benefits and Compensation

  • Unlimited PTO policy
  • 13 paid holiday days per year
  • Medical, vision, and dental plans
  • Retirement plan with always fully vested 3% match

Sitation offers a dynamic and supportive work environment where your contributions will be valued and your professional growth nurtured.

About Sitation

Sitation is the ultimate partner for e-commerce growth – serving retailers, distributors, and manufacturers. We support our customers in navigating the highly competitive digital world by providing technology, strategy, and content services to grow and maintain digital merchandising excellence.

Sitation is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace equality and a diverse, inclusive, and healthy professional environment.

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