Rally: PHP Backend Developer (WordPress)

Headquarters: Portland, US

URL: https://www.rallyon.com/

Full-time, Remote

Rally gives e-commerce merchants the freedom to build a checkout experience that reflects their brand. We are part of a growing headless commerce ecosystem, playing a critical role in joining a multi-dimensional, flexible frontend experience with the backend that best suits the merchant. Our goal is to give merchants the tools to create a seamless checkout experience, connect more deeply with their customers, and significantly impact revenue growth. We appreciate a decentralized ethos and are merchant and revenue-focused, always. Merchants should own their checkout and Rally is here to help them do that.

We are launching V1 of the Rally product and are looking for an experienced PHP Backend Developer (WordPress) to join our team. You would be joining a high-impact group of accomplished engineers who are building emergent technology in the e-commerce space. This is an exciting and formative moment in Rally’s growth as a product and a company. If you are interested in building something new, expanding your skillset and domain knowledge, and working with kind, fun, and thoughtful people, we encourage you to apply.

Want to learn more about Rally and hear from our leadership? Check out Jordan Gal, our CEO, talking about Rally on his podcast.

This role will

Work on our powerful, flexible, and highly scalable WooCommerce Plugin
Develop various backend systems and operations into Rally APIs
Optionally help participate in developing our Laravel based APIs, including architect, define and maintain our database and models
Ensure our systems can keep up their high performance and responsiveness
Be responsible for implementing new features and integrations as well as supporting existing functionality in the WooCommerce Plugin
Join us in sprint planning and retrospectives
Collaborate and problem solve with the Product team
Make a lasting impact on our stack and the future of e-commerce

Who you are

Minimum 5 years of experience in WooCommerce and WordPress plugin development
Advanced knowledge of PHP (minimum of 5 years)
Advanced knowledge of MySQL or similar relational database systems
Excellent REST API understanding
Excellent understanding of OOP concepts
Excellent understanding of software design patterns
Excellent time management skills
GitHub, Docker, Buildkite, and similar development tools
Ability to problem-solve, track, and follow up on a variety of complex technical issues with internal and external stakeholders
Ambitious, the ability to think beyond the everyday, be highly collaborative, and extremely driven

Nice to haves

AWS Knowledge
Ecommerce knowledge
Scrum and agile development
Experience with high-performance systems
Deep understanding of database operations


This is a full-time, fully remote role. Ideally, you are located in a European time zone, but we are open to other time zones on a case-by-case basis.

Who we are

We #rallytogether in all things. We are a small team; you won’t hear “that’s not my job”. We value accountability, creativity, and fostering an inclusive and transformative experience for ourselves and our community of merchants. We are looking for those who are guided by a growth mindset and have the ability to think beyond the typical playbook. We care about the success of our customers and our company. We are willing to do the work, have the hard conversations, and take ownership in the service of delivering value to the customer. We do not believe in the allowance of brilliant jerks and are always working towards creating high psychological safety. If you are excited about our mission of empowering e-commerce merchants and building out the headless ecosystem, we’d love to have you apply even if you feel unsure that you meet every requirement in this posting.

Benefits & Perks

We are a small team; your work will have big impact
Meaningful equity and competitive pay
Stipends for work-from-home setup
Learning and development resources
Flexible work schedule, with an open vacation policy
A kind, thoughtful, and enthusiastic team


Rally is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, inclusion, and belonging. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with applicable law.


Rally asks respectfully to only apply through the application form and do not email/apply directly to Rally. Any applications sent directly to Rally will not be considered. Recruiters and Agencies please do not contact Rally directly.

To apply: https://weworkremotely.com/remote-jobs/rally-php-backend-developer-wordpress

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