The Senior PHP Web Developer reports to the Project SCRUM Master of the project that he/she belongs to and to the company’s Head of Web Development. The senior PHP Web Developer is responsible for managing back-end services and the interchange of data between the server and the users.

His/Her primary focus will be the following:

  • Design a solution (using the available frameworks of the PHP language) that addresses our clients’ problems in the most efficient approach
  • Develop all server-side logic including the integration of the front-end elements built by your co-workers into the application. Therefore, a basic understanding of front-end technologies is necessary as well
  • Define and maintain the central database of all applications developed
  • Ensure high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end


  • Must at least be a graduate of BS Computer Science, BS Information Technology and/or other related courses.
  • At least 4 years proven experience in PHP Web Development.
  • Strong knowledge of PHP web frameworks (Symfony, Laravel, Zend)
  • Understanding the fully synchronous behavior of PHP
  • Understanding of MVC design patterns
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Knowledge of object oriented PHP programming
  • Understanding accessibility and security compliance (standards set by the industry and project-specific 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

Job Description

  • Complete all assigned PHP modules according to the Sprint plans
  • Develop efficient, testable, and reusable PHP modules according to the agreed design solution including the integration of data storage solutions (SQL, NoSQL, etc)
  • Implement secure handling of data transit, storage and retrieval including, but not limited to, encryption and encoding of sensitive information
  • Review the codes committed and pushed by junior PHP web developers to the version control
  • Ensure that all assigned PHP modules/features should be finished according to the agreed scope estimates
  • Ensure that all assigned PHP modules/features for a specific Sprint should not be carried over to the next Sprint
  • Ensure that he/she is well-versed in the usage of required IDEs, tools and/or PHP frameworks (Symfony 3 is a MUST)
  • Ensure solution designs and developed modules are in compliance with specifications
  • Ensure that the developed modules/features are compliant with the internal quality control standards

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