Senior Full Stack PHP Developer


San Diego, CA

Industry: Software


5 - 7 years

Posted 385 days ago

  by    Kelly Jacobs

Our Client is in high growth mode and is searching for a talented LAMP/PHP Developer who can take our company to the next level. We are a small (but mighty) team of Internet marketers and seasoned entrepreneurs looking for a senior level programmer who can maintain our current internet properties and work with our team to develop better ones.

Although they have several profitable years under its belt, the company has not lost its startup feel. Their team is small, but growing quickly, so finding the right players and building the culture is important to us. Smart people who can handle independence, teamwork and get excited about building great products are a must! This position is fast-paced and often involves working on multiple products at the same time. You will need to be a strong self-manageddeveloper capable of managing your own time and priorities.

Required Skills and Experience:

Caution: We build some pretty impressive web applications. Please read through these requirements carefully.

  • 5 years minimum of documented professional experience LAMP stack development
  • 5+ years OOP (object oriented programming), PHP, MySQL, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript / jQuery.
  • 3+ years professional experience using PHP frameworks such as Laravel or Symfony
  • Thorough understanding of relational databases and security relating to PHP/MySQL.
  • Ability to create and consume custom SOAP and REST APIs
  • Comfortable working on the front-end and with responsive design
  • Experience writing unit tests/detailing testing procedures for your work


  • Building dynamic web apps using PHP, MySQL & PDO
  • Leveraging REST services and other third party APIs
  • Rapidly solving problems, bugs, and compatibility issues
  • Troubleshoot, test and maintain the core product software and databases to ensure strong optimization and functionality
  • Contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle
  • Develop and deploy new features to facilitate related procedures and tools as necessary

Ensure that the developing codebase conforms to best practices with regard to coding standards, validation (both on front-end and server-side), placement and flow of business logic, etc.

Preferred Skills:

  • PHP Data Objects (PDO)
  • Experience with Object-relational mapping (ORMS/eloquent) and abstract design patterern
  • Experience with Node.js
  • Familiarity with REST & CURL
  • Experience with SASS/SCSS
  • Foundation (or similar responsive front-end framework)
  • Experience with Gulp, Bower and NPM
  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Software development or related field
  • Version Control (SVN) experience using Git
  • Strong documentation and communications skills
  • Ability to self-manage and meet requireddeadlines


  • Company Paid Health Insurance
  • Dental and Vision Insurance (company split)
  • Paid time off on your birthday
  • Company paid short and long term disability insurance
  • Company paid life insurance policy
  • Retirement Plan with 3% company match
  • Office snack / cereal bar and sponsored lunches
  • Happy hours and company paid events with the team
  • Other cool perks and benefits

*Candidates should email a diverse portfolio of programming work for review*

$80K - $100K