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Job Opening at Sportsdigita

From: Jonathan S.
Sent on: Friday, September 13, 2013 10:24 AM
I received the following email regarding a job opening at SportsDigita. Many of you may have heard this company mentioned before. The Minnesota User Group has a few members that work there and many of them have presented to the group in the past. If you are looking for a new place to work I could not say enough great things about this team. If you are interested in the position please contact Geoff Wagner directly at [address removed].

Job Description


We are looking for a positive, professional, motivated self starter who can come to work and produce stunning products. We work with many of the top sports teams, and they are looking for products that can push the boundaries effectively. We value innovation, integrity, diversity and exceptional performance and want to make that apparent in every experience we deliver.

Sportsdigita is looking for an experienced mid to senior PHP developer to join our team. We provide web-based sales and presentation tools to the sports and other industries. The environment will include agency style work along with developing the next generation of our sales platform. The ideal candidate would have 5+ years developing in PHP, be in the Twin Cities area, and have good communication / documentation skills. Our applications are deployed to some very high profile clients, so the need to be professional and very detail oriented is paramount.


Required Skills

  • Must be able to work in a rapidly changing team environment
  • Continuously develops self by staying current of industry trends and best practices
  • Code reusability designer and advocate
  • Deals with criticism and competing opinions constructively
  • Experience architecting project storage and managing assets
  • Object-oriented PHP development
  • Experience with OO design patterns and implementations
  • Experience developing with at least one PHP framework (e.g. Symfony2, Laravel, Zend Framework 2, etc.)
  • Experience writing some javascript code
  • Knowledge of the architecture around a front end Javascript Framework
  • Linux administration, esp. Ubuntu and Centos
  • Source code repository experience (Git and/or SVN)
  • Experience documenting product, apis, and implementation

You earn bonus points if you're very familiar with:

  • Ability to translate business requirements to applications
  • You earn bonus points if you're very familiar with:
  • Write Unit Tests with PHPUnit
  • Cloud-based infrastructure (e.g., Rackspace, Amazon AWS, Windows Azure, etc.)
  • MySQL administration
  • NGINX & php-fpm administration
  • Symfony2
  • AngularJS
  • NodeJS
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Familiar with Continuous Integration & Continuous Deployment
  • Vagrant
  • Puppet



Sportsdigita is a rapidly growing digital sports marketing agency looking to add talented technical talent to our growing team. We specialize in helping professional sports teams stay on the cutting edge of the Internet age.

Based out of Minneapolis, we provide our clients with integrated and personalized campaigns to help market tickets, advertising space, and player images to the proper demographics. We service these markets with cutting edge of LAMP technologies, mobile apps, and responsive web design.


The culture at Sportsdigita is fast paced and energetic needing candidates who are motivated self starters. While at work there will be a variety of agency and product work to keep progressing our various platforms. We strive to use the latest standards, technologies, and techniques to produce products that are revolutionizing the digital advertising and marketing space.

Our office comes fully stocked with drinks (including beer), a TV with sports on all day long, a great view of Lake Calhoun and walking distance to local food and drink venues. The office building has a gym, free parking, and deli on the ground floor. Sportsdigita is committed to attracting and retaining the brightest and most talented individuals to our company by offering competitive compensation with growth potential.


Email: [address removed] with a resume and example of your work

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