We are seeking an experienced and highly skilled Senior PHP Developer to join our dynamic team. As a Senior PHP Developer, you will be responsible for designing, developing, testing, and maintaining high-quality web applications using PHP and various frameworks. You will collaborate with front-end developers, project managers, and other stakeholders to deliver robust and scalable solutions that meet the needs of our clients. You will also play a key role in mentoring and guiding junior developers, contributing to the overall growth of the team.
Roles and Responsibilities:
- Analyze project requirements and specifications, and collaborate with front-end developers and other team members to develop robust, high-performance, and scalable web applications using PHP.
- Design and implement efficient, reusable, and modular code, adhering to best practices and coding standards.
- Develop and maintain PHP applications using various frameworks, such as Laravel, Symfony, or CodeIgniter, to ensure seamless integration with front-end applications and other third-party services.
- Leverage object-oriented programming (OOP) techniques and design patterns to create maintainable and scalable code.
- Perform unit and integration testing to ensure the functionality, reliability, and performance of the applications.
- Troubleshoot and debug application issues, identify and implement optimizations, and provide technical support as needed.
- Create and maintain technical documentation to facilitate knowledge sharing, code maintenance, and support for future application updates.
- Stay up-to-date with the latest PHP releases, libraries, and best practices to ensure the team utilizes the most efficient and effective methodologies.
- Collaborate with other team members in code reviews, design discussions, and problem-solving sessions.
- Mentor and provide guidance to junior developers, fostering a culture of knowledge sharing and professional growth.
- Participate in regular meetings, presentations, and progress reports to communicate project status and milestones to stakeholders.
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
- Proven experience as a Senior PHP Developer, with a strong portfolio showcasing completed projects.
- Proficiency in PHP and familiarity with front-end technologies, such as HTML, CSS, and popular front-end frameworks (e.g., React, Angular, or Vue.js).
- In-depth knowledge of PHP frameworks, such as Laravel, Symfony, or CodeIgniter.
- Experience working with databases (e.g., MySQL, PostgreSQL, or MongoDB) and knowledge of SQL and query optimization techniques.
- Familiarity with software development methodologies, such as Agile or Scrum.
- Strong problem-solving, critical-thinking, and analytical skills.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with both technical and non-technical team members.
- Detail-oriented and organized, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
- Commitment to continuous learning and staying current with industry trends and best practices.
- Familiarity with Git or other version control systems.
- Experience with containerization and orchestration technologies, such as Docker and Kubernetes.
- Knowledge of microservices architecture and cloud-based deployment (e.g., AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform).
- Experience with continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines, using tools like Jenkins or GitLab CI/CD.
- Proficiency in RESTful API design and development or experience in implementing GraphQL APIs using tools like Lighthouse or Webonyx.