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PHP Developer

We are looking for a PHP Developer to join our rapidly growing team of professionals. As a PHP Developer, your principal task will be to create and maintain robust back-end services. You will be part of a team of 5 PHP Developers.

We work at a fast pace on an awesome product that is constantly evolving and improving so we're looking for someone who can pick things up quickly. Your job will be dynamic, interesting and challenging. We have a passionate and dedicated team, and offer a respectful and healthy work environment.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain clean, efficient, secure, and well-engineered back-end code that conforms with accepted standards.
  • Produce detailed specifications for each new feature or enhancement.
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with team members.
  • Proactively identify opportunities for process and software improvements and make constructive suggestions for change.
  • Identify new technologies that can improve product development and the user experience.
  • Work closely with databases.
  • Build and maintain unit tests.
  • Design and create web services for front-end use and integration with other systems.
  • Ensure that customer issues and technology failures are detected, isolated, and resolved rapidly, and prevented from happening again.
  • Create and adhere to timelines for multiple projects and stakeholders.

Skills & Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • 2+ years of experience developing rich web applications.
  • Advanced level coding skills in PHP.
  • Experience with one or more modern back-end frameworks, such as Symfony, Laravel, Zend, CakePHP, etc.
  • Good database skills and experience with MySQL.
  • Experience with XML, Web Services and REST.
  • Good Linux experience (the software currently runs on CentOS and Red Hat).
  • Experience in writing functional specifications.
  • Experience with GitHub or an equivalent source management system.
  • Experience with collaboration tools, such as Confluence, Jira, and Google Docs.
  • Experience building multilingual applications.
  • Have detail-oriented and strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently while participating actively in an Agile/SCRUM environment.
  • Strong organization skills, self-motivated, team player, multi-tasking capability.
  • You are satisfied only when things are perfect.
  • Preference given to bilingual (English and French, spoken and written) candidates.
  • It's a plus if you also have experience with…
    • Docker
    • Jenkins
    • ElasticSearch

What we offer

  • Knowledgeable and highly-skilled team;
  • Annual pass to the Confoo conference (other training possibilities are also available);
  • Great work-life balance;
  • Competitive salaries and advantages;
  • Gym on site;
  • Team activities;
  • Cafeteria service;
  • Free parking and coffee.

Modalities

  • Position: Permanent
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Indemnities: To be discussed
  • Work schedule: 40 hours/week, flexible
  • Place of work: 1241 Cascades St., Chateauguay, Quebec, Canada J6J 4Z2

Can't wait to hear from you Come create with us, email your resume to: career@vksapp.com.

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