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Junior Software Engineer


To design, implement, and create back end technical solutions to meet the current needs of the company with a focus on scalability to support future needs of the company.


Code, Program, Engineer, Develop, Innovate, Test, Design, Stabilize, Refactor, Query, Architect, Improve, Debug


  • Design and develop multiple custom built proprietary PHP-based web applications, currently implemented with PHP7/8, and either Zend or CakePHP frameworks connected to a MySQL database – with various JavaScript libraries used for basic front-end functionality. Systems include:
         1. EMS: Sixthman’s internal reservation management system
         2. Booking Pages: Guest-facing event booking system
         3. /Account: Post-booking system for guests to manage reservations
  • Test code, both manually and with unit testing, to ensure quality, stability, and zero impact to the rest of the system
  • Identify and create technical solutions to address needs of internal or external teams with guidance from Senior Software Engineers on complex projects
  • Support the technology needs of the company by improving reporting, automating manual processes, and coding solutions for accounting, guest services, and other departments
  • Support Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure – EC2 (web servers), RDS (database servers), S3/Cloudfront (content delivery), Load balancer (web traffic management), AMI (automated server builds), Linux Bash scripts
  • Opportunity to enhance, or re-implement in a new framework, company’s iPhone & Android apps if desired (currently in Appcelerator Titanium).
  • Document and communicate technology capabilities to educate others within the company
  • Opportunity to attend several of the Company’s events annually and perform various duties onsite which could include ushering, guest services, box office, etc. with goal of providing world class experience to guests and artists and partners


Note: we view this section as a guide, not a checklist. We encourage you to apply even if you don’t satisfy every single bullet on this list.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar (or equivalent experience)
  • 2+ years of software engineering experience
  • PHP, required
  • MySQL/SQL, required (MySQL or MariaDB preferred)
  • Version Control (Subversion or Git), required
  • Understanding of UX / Usability, required
  • JavaScript, preferred
  • Amazon Cloud AWS experience (EC2, RDS, S3, AMI) or similar, preferred
  • MVC Framework (Cake or Zend), preferred
  • Familiarity with REST APIs, SASS, CSS, Webpack, Docker, preferred
  • Ability to keep information confidential, required
  • Strong problem solving/analytical skills
  • Good verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet timelines on multiple projects simultaneously, and adapt to changes or challenges


You work with our senior software engineers to implement quality technical solutions with their guidance to assist the team in meeting the company’s goals and needs. You ensure that your code meets company and coding standards and is reusable, modular, and documented for future use.


Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, FSA & HSA, 401k plan, Disability Insurance & Life Insurance, Paid Time Off



If you feel like you would be a great addition to the culture of Sixthman, then please send your resume, and cover letter, to with "Software Engineer" in the subject line.



Since 2001, Sixthman has set the stage for moments that make life rock, serving over 300,000 guests unforgettable vacations on sand and at sea with their favorite artists, athletes, actors, comedians and brands. These carefully curated, intimate events bring non-stop performances, artist collaborations, in depth panels and Q&As, fan-artist activities, museums and overall truly immersive experiences that celebrate community and change expectations of what a vacation can be. Iconic artists served include Jon Bon Jovi, KISS, Kesha and many others across multiple genres. In 2019, Sixthman expanded their festivals at sea to Europe, sailing from Barcelona, Spain to exotic Mediterranean ports and also brought their innovative vacation concept to world class, all-inclusive resorts in the Dominican Republic producing 18 total festivals in 2019. In 2020, Sixthman Services was launched to support other event holders with a suite of on-site and virtual event management services. Sixthman is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia and is a subsidiary of Norwegian Cruise Line.

Keywords: PHP Developer, Backend Developer, Software Engineer, Software Developer, Back-end Developer, Computer Programmer