Careers at The 5th Ingredient

Are you ready to make an IMPACT ?

We are looking for talented and motivated individuals to join our small team that is making a big impact in breweries around the world.

Full Stack PHP Developer

Would you like to be part of a young, fast growing software company? Are you excited by the idea of being part of a small team, that is making a big impact on companies around the world? Are you interested in beer, brewing, business, or data science?
If you thrive in a team environment and are looking to make a direct impact, let's chat. The 5th Ingredient is seeking talented Full Stack PHP Developers to join our team and build out new functionality for our Beer30™ / Bucha30™ platform. The ideal candidates will have experience with PHP, MySQL, HTML5, CSS, Bootstrap, JavaScript / jQuery, and MVC Architecture (CodeIgniter is a plus).
The 5th Ingredient helps breweries collect and utilize their data for proactive, predictive, process improvement. Their flagship product is Beer30™, a proprietary Software-as-a-Service, which allows a brewery to track data from grain-to-glass. In September 2020, they also launched Bucha30™, the world's first Kombucha Brewery Management Software system.
  • Translate project specifications into full stack modules that are cross-platform and cross-device compatible
  • Develop front and back-end-related product features for optimal user experience
  • Oversee and drive projects from conception to finished product
  • Brainstorm, execute, and deliver solutions that meet both technical specs and customer needs
  • Test your code to ensure functionality and efficiency
  • Troubleshoot, debug, and upgrade software
  • Be responsive to change requests and feature requests
  • Drive and code solutions with a creative approach
  • Work with team to find the right solutions
  • 3+ years with both front-end and back-end technologies in a B2B web production environment
  • Proven experience in PHP development & architecture
  • Comprehensive knowledge of MySQL and relational databases
  • Fluent in CSS and HTML; Bootstrap experience desirable
  • Experience with JavaScript / JQuery
  • A strong understanding of compatibility and cross-browser issues
  • A love for creating full service end-to-end solutions that are the foundation for great customer experiences
  • Familiar with OOP, MVC, and commonly used design patterns (CodeIgniter architecture is a bonus)
  • Comfortable with continuous integration, source control, and other DevOps methodologies
  • Ability to pick things up quickly and strong desire to learn
  • Ability to work both independently and in collaborative teams to communicate design and build ideas (Note, this is a 100% remote position.)
  • Experience surrounding the technical needs of data-driven websites, apps and integrations
  • Experience building responsive websites/apps for pc, tablet, and mobile devices - including a deep understanding of how user experience differs across devices
  • Passionate about delivering top tier experience to our web-based app customers
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Able to thrive in both unsupervised environment and working in tandem with a team member, via pair-programming remote sessions
  • Experience in brewing / beverage manufacturing is a bonus, but not required
To Apply
Email application to:
Please include the following attachments for consideration
  • Your Resume / CV (In PDF format)
  • A Cover Letter
    • Describe relevant experiences and/or completed projects that demonstrate your proficiency in full stack development
    • Include additional experiences to highlight personal strengths and weaknesses, that may otherwise be less obvious
    • Briefly explain why you want to work for The 5th Ingredient
    • Specify your hourly salary requirements
    • Anything else we should know before the interview process
Position Details
  • Role is 100% remote, will entail multiple virtual project meetings per day / week
  • Position starts as a 1099-contractor, with an hourly rate agreed upon in advance
  • Contractor is required to report billable and non-billable hours on a daily basis
  • Position is eligible for Performance Based Bonuses
  • Position is eligible to turn into a W2 position in the future
The 5th Ingredient is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. All aspects of employment and contract work, including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.
Focus on building software that impacts customers daily!
Focus on building software that impacts customers daily!
The Beer30 team is very community driven, here at Tech Coasts Angels QuickPitch 2019 Competition in San Diego, CA
The Beer30 team is very community driven! [@TCA QuickPitch 2019]
Always growing, always learning, and always adapting
Always growing, always learning, and always adapting!
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