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.

Job Location: Lahore, currently we’re working remotely due to COVID-19

Responsibilities:

  • Application development including database migrations, seeding, stored procedures and functions.
  • Unit testing as well along with automated php unit test cases.
  • Propose solutions to client, implement solution, document it with comments in code as per standards.
  • Develop, record and maintain cutting edge web-based PHP applications on portal plus premium service platforms
  • Build innovative, state-of-the-art applications and collaborate with the User Experience (UX) team
  • Ensure HTML, CSS, and shared JavaScript is valid and consistent across applications
  • Prepare and maintain all applications utilizing standard development tools
  • Utilize backend data services and contribute to increase existing data services API
  • Lead the entire web application development life cycle right from concept stage to delivery and post launch support
  • Refactor, optimize and improve the existing codebase for maintenance and scale
  • Use test driven development and acceptance tests to ensure feature quality
  • Interface with customer and internal teams to gather requirements and develop software solutions
  • Convey effectively with all task progress, evaluations, suggestions, schedules along with technical and process issues
  • Document the development process, architecture, and standard components
  • Coordinate with co-developers and keeps project manager well informed of the status of development effort and serves as liaison between development staff and project manager
  • Keep abreast of new trends and best practices in web development

Requirements:

Must have:

  • Excellent OOP concept and design patterns
  • 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 workaround
  • Proficient in PHP, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery Expert, VueJS
  • Must have Laravel framework experience & angular
  • Excellent relational database skills with MySQL with hands-on stored procedures & functions.
  • Experience with building restful JSON web services
  • Knowledge of APIs, such as twitter, Facebook, Google maps, Instagram, etc.
  • Understanding of responsive design frameworks such as bootstrap

Nice to have:

  • Experience with other PHP MVC frameworks (Symfony, Kohana, CodeIgniter, Zend, etc.)
  • NodeJS, expressJS, WordPress, WordPress plugin development, socket.io, nosql (mongodb, graphSQL), reactJS
  • Previous working experience as a PHP Developer for 2-3 years
  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Engineering or a similar relevant field