PHP Developer


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PHP Developer

Employment Type: 
Direct Hire
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Start Date: 

PHP Developer #1068

Position Summary:

In this role, you would be responsible for designing, building, and deploying PHP web applications related to e-commerce, search, social networking, back office tools, training and membership web applications.

Experience and Education:      

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
  • 2+ years of years of software design and development experience
  • Experience developing on Mac and PC platforms

Technology Skills and Strengths:

  • PHP
  • Java is a plus
  • CakePHP
  • Other Framework experiences are a plus
  • Agile development methodologies, especially SCRUM
  • Database; MySQL
  • PHP’s OOP/OOA/OOD/MVC principles
  • Strong knowledge of HTML, XML, JSON, XSLT, Javascript, JQuery SQL
  • Proficient with version control systems, preferably Git
  • Webservices (design and build)
  • APIs, SOAP, OAuth, etc
  • Unit tests and unit test frameworks
  • SCALA, Python and/or Node is a plus
  • Jira, RallyDev
  • SOA

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure event driven message queues are properly connected to ERP, CRM and Data Warehouse applications for new and existing functionality
  • Integrate partner APIs for new and existing services
  • Work on engineering team responsible for developing software applications and API's w/RESTful technologies
  • Work with consumer-facing mobile and web applications as well as back-office administration tools
  • Analyze application requirements and provide recommended technical design solutions that are efficient, scalable, maintainable, and accurately meet the needs of the business
  • Design new features capable of handling thousands of requests/second
  • Design large sized project solutions that are modular and scale
  • Build web services to support a wide-range of products/services in a multi-server environment
  • Develop and continuously enhance web and related applications and refactor existing business logic into reusable services
  • Build and maintain membership, ecommerce, and web platforms
  • Document existing processes 
  • Document new architecture and design and code
  • Participate in resolving challenging and demanding problems within the production environment
  • Ensure SLA metrics (performance, availability, usage, and security) are met
  • Assist with customer inquiries and resolution of problems
  • Research, prototype, and make recommendations on software tools, new approaches and new technologies and alternative ways to better accomplish functional requests
  • Supporting a production application, including deployments, troubleshooting, and tuning

Company Details:

Ranger Technical Resources is an information technology firm based in Ft. Lauderdale that has been providing IT solutions to South Florida customers since 1996. We are a unique firm in that we have 2 groups that support both our client’s needs for individual IT professionals (contract or direct hire) and technology implementation services.

Job Type: Direct Hire 

Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience 

Experience: 2+ years


Phone: 954-527-0090 

Job Ref #: 1068

Location: Aventura, FL