Job Description

PHP Developer

3+ years

We are looking for a PHP developer responsible for managing back-end services, create MVC framework to manage 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.

  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers.
  • Build efficient, testable, and reusable PHP modules.
  • Solve complex performance problems and architectural challenges.
  • Integration of data storage solutions to enhance application performance in a horizontal scaled environment.
  • Knowledge of Queueing frameworks like RabbitMQ or ZeroMQ etc.
  • Deployment knowledge to Linux and Or Windows Server environments - using SSH/SCP/SFTP etc..
  • Code management and release management.
  • Define and develop MVC, REST , Hybrid (MVC+REST combined) applications.
  • Integrate front end to the PHP backend.
Skills And Qualifications:
  • Strong knowledge of PHP web frameworks any one or all of as Laravel, Yii, CI, Wordpress etc depending on your technology stack.
  • Understanding the fully synchronous behavior of PHP.
  • Understanding of MVC design patterns.
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3 for integration purposes.
  • Knowledge of object oriented PHP programming.
  • Understanding accessibility and security compliance {{Depending on the specific project}}.
  • 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 (preferable) or SVN.
  • Knowledge of command line use of PHP.
  • Knowledge of CRON or any other scheduler for scheduled task.
  • Deployment to Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure or Google App engine will be a big plus.
Interview Process:
  • Expect a logical and concept based interview.
  • Don’t expect standard PHP interview questions. The questions can vary from everyday things to real core technology challenges.
  • The interview process maybe long and may stretch the whole day. Food and beverages are on us. If you are remotely appearing through Skype. We will provide gift cards to qualifying candidates.
  • The interview process may entail rounds facing different team leads - design, QA, sales, technology and HR..