PhP Developer

Information Technology
Direct Hire
Toronto, Ontario
Job ID:

Intermediate PHP developer

Preferred Experience

  • Excellent oral and written communications
  • Degree or Certification in computer science or programming is preferred. 
  • 5+ years of proven track record of software development using PHP technologies covering both LAMP and WIMP
  • Proficient in web development for Retail and E-commerce business, backend database support in various platforms, including MySQL, Oracle and Microsoft SQL server. 
  • Demonstrated ability to self-motivate and be flexible within a fast-paced environment 
  • Project Requirement gathering from clients
  • Design and implementation of schematics and workflows for new projects
  • Accurately estimating programming hours needed to complete project requirements
  • Other duties as assigned. Comfortable working weekends and off hours on-call support.

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

Web Application Development

  • Strong, working knowledge of PHP, CSS, Bootstrap, AJAX, HTML5 and JavaScript technologies.
    • PHP 5 to 7 and PHP MVC frameworks
    • JavaScript frameworks
  • Strong database skills and can work with and troubleshoot complex SQL queries
  • Translate application storyboards, pseudo codes and use cases into functional applications
  • Adhere to development KPI; Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable code. Strong knowledge of general algorithms, design patterns and good coding practices.
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to mitigate and address these issues. Help maintain code quality, organization, and automation
  • Develop automated testing platforms and unit tests

Key Technologies

  • Basic networking knowledge include TCP/IP, DNS and understanding of web-related protocols such as HTTP, SSL/SSH and SFTP/FTP
  • Building and maintaining Linux servers, install and update Apache HTTP server. Database operations using MySQL administrator and Install and maintain PHP development environment.
  • Strength in UX, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript

Preferred additional assets

  • PHP: 3 years, JavaScript: 3 years, MySQL: 3 years
  • Shopify development and Liquid template language experiences
  • Experience with WordPress, Azure (A MUST)
  • SDLC, Agile and DevOps. 3+ years experience participating in all stages of project development cycle (planning, design, implementation and testing).