Job Description :
Job Title : Senior PHP Developer
Location : Houston, TX
Duration : Long term

Role Description:
Client is searching for a Senior PHP Developer to support 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, API’s, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will work tightly with the UI/UX developers to integrate the front-end elements into the application. Therefore, a strong understanding of front-end technologies is necessary as well. Our suite of applications covers the needs of customers, internal business, and our call centers.

Test-driven development experience, solid OOP knowledge, charting and graphing, and strong ability with the modern JS pipeline will be required. A code sample is required.


Requirements:
Computer Science degree or strong OOP background
Minimum 8 years’ experience
Very strong PHP and database design skills
Very strong understanding of OOP principles and practices
Proficient in MySQL with complex SQL queries
Strong JavaScript/jQuery skills
Version control and Git workflow
Good understanding of HTML/CSS
Deployment processes
Experience with distributed systems
Unit Testing
Gulp/Grunt
REST and SOAP APIs
Proficiency with Shell commands Gulp/Grunt & Webpack configuration or similar
Jasmine/Karma/Protractor
Experience refactoring legacy code

Preferred:
Team lead experience
Passionate about code & keeps up to date
RxJS
AWS
Express.js & Node.js
Angular Material 1/2
Linux & Git