Senior PHP Developer

Job description

We are looking for a PHP Developer responsible for managing back-end services and the interchange of data between the server and the users. Your primary focus will be the development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your co-workers into the application. Therefore, a basic understanding of front-end technologies is necessary as well.


  • Coding and implementation using best practices to produce high performing/scalable/secured modules
  • Proactively analyze, design, simplify, code, debug, and unit test software, including features, defects, ad refactoring
  • Provide estimates, review existing delivery dates and work requirements with current knowledge set, analyze possible alternatives and communicate options and their affects, both technical and upon delivery date
  • Participate in code reviews
  • Generate technical documentation that meets organizational standards
  • Experience in creating front and back-end applications
  • Other activities deemed essential to the success of a project/customer delivery

Job requirements

  • Understanding the fully synchronous behavior of PHP
  • Knowledge of object-oriented PHP programming
  • Understanding of different design patterns used in web technologies
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Understanding accessibility and security compliance
  • Strong knowledge of the common PHP or web server exploits and their solutions
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
  • Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system
  • Familiarity with limitations of PHP as a platform and its workarounds
  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Familiarity with SQL/NoSQL databases and their declarative query languages
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git