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Oomph, inc

Web Engineer

Engineering – Providence, Rhode Island
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time

Oomph Web Engineers are a key member of the company’s Engineering team with responsibility for developing and delivering enterprise-level websites and web applications on the WordPress and Drupal CMS platforms. Web Engineers report directly to the company’s Director of Engineering.


  • Experience building large scale Drupal or WordPress solutions
  • Expert knowledge of PHP and familiarity with both procedural and object-oriented approaches
  • Hands-on experience leveraging MySQL databases in PHP applications
  • Experience writing integration code with 3rd party APIs (REST/SOAP/XML, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of modern HTML, CSS/SASS and Javascript
  • Security, performance and QA minded; Writes secure code, knows how to test for regressions, has a plan to keep custom code performant
  • Experience building websites as a freelancer or within a small agency
  • Experience with Git VCS
  • Working knowledge of command line tools
  • Excel at problem-solving

Role Overview

  • Active participation in the Code Review process
  • 100% commitment to quality code
  • Stay current with new web engineering technologies and platform best practices
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with clients and project team
  • Actively seek clarity where project requirements may be ambiguous
  • Create and define technical approaches to project development requirements
  • Demonstrate a mastery of PHP, MySQL and development platforms
  • Develop custom plugins and modules and patches for the Drupal and WordPress CMS platforms
  • Continuously break larger work assignments into smaller achievable tasks
  • Assist in level-of-effort estimations throughout project lifecycles
  • Embrace the company’s source code repository and issue tracking tools
  • Accurately track time in company time tracking system
  • Work independently and collaboratively to identify and solve technology related problems
  • Write and maintain Unit and Functional tests for custom development projects

Position Details

  • Work out of Oomph’s Providence, RI office
  • Occasional travel to client meetings
  • Regular client and team interaction
  • Contribute Engineering related content to Oomph’s blog
  • Actively participate in open source communities


Web Engineers can expect to be involved in client engagements similar to:

  • Readers Digest: Developing a contemporary, mobile first content solution (https://www.oomphinc.com/work/readers-digest-wordpress-mobile)
  • Leica Geosystems: Solving e-commerce challenges for a better customer journey (https://www.oomphinc.com/work/leica-geosystems-drupal-ecommerce/)


  • Oomph team members enjoy the following company benefits:
  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Top tier health and dental plans
  • Retirement plan with company match
  • Paid time off policy
  • Work from home Wednesdays
  • Creative and collaborative office environment
  • Professional development and training opportunities
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