PHP Software Engineer

  • Category
    Information Technology - Software Engineer
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Location
    Kitchener, Ontario

Adecco is currently hiring for a PHP Software Engineer to work out of Newmarket, ON. The company works in a fast-paced environment, with aggressive deadlines and strong personalities. They build innovative and creative software solutions for a variety of industries including; commercial property management, multi-residential property management, home improvement industry, large scale retailers and more.

Job Responsibilities:
- Participate in all aspects of development life cycle
- Determine development feasibility within identified constraints.
- Evaluate and recommend options, software and tools which can help to achieve project targets.
- Create technical specifications based on business requirements
- Write clean, well designed code following industry best practices
- Work closely with Quality Assurance to track down and resolve reported issues
- Coach and mentor junior team members
- Contribute and promote software best practices and processes across the team
- Participate actively in code reviews
- Provide continuous technical support to your teammates
- Participate in preparing and deploying product releases

Must Have Skills:
- Bachelor’s degree in CompSci, or Mathematics, or Engineering - (3-5Y)
- Must communicate with technical and Business users - (10+Y)
- Object Oriented PHP 5/7 - (8+Y)
- Database schema design and optimization (MSSQL) - (8+Y)
- At least 5+ years’ experience developing web applications using PHP 5/7, SQL, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
- JQuery, AJAX - (10+Y)
- MVC framework - (10+Y)
- Version Control Systems (Git) - (10+Y)
- Custom framework design - (10+Y)
- Familiarity with AWS
- Good understanding of LAMP (where M is Microsoft SQL)
- Experience with load balancing, firewalls
- Some experience in management of Linux servers in virtualized environments (Amazon Linux AMI)
- Basic knowledge of Linux scripting languages

Other Qualifications:
- Knowledgeable in Responsive Design concepts, CSS3, HTML5
- Front-end development, particularly HTML, CSS, JavaScript
- Experienced in creating and consuming various API's
- Deep architectural understanding of web applications
- Ability to understand business needs and communicate with various stakeholders
- Ability to be organized and work both independently and in teams to meet deadlines and exceed expectations
- Demonstrated ability to refine and improve existing solutions, providing insight to emerging technologies and practices
- Exceptional analytical and organizational skills, out-of-the-box thinker
- Experience with custom framework design
- Excellent communication and documentation skills
- Passionate about application architecture, optimization and security
- Able to dive into core mechanism of existing frameworks, understand, and create patches and/or customizations

  • Apply with Adecco

Reference number CA_EN_2_021098_30221

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Adecco’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants will need to make their needs known in advance to their Adecco representative.

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