Sr. PHP Developer

2 months ago
$45 - $55/hour (Estimated)Dulles, VAPryme Technology

Job Title: PHP Developer

Location: Dulles, VA Or Cincinnati, OH

Industry: IT

Rate: Open rate (USC, GC on W2)

Duration: Contract 6+ Months

Years of Experience: Senior level (8 to 10 years)

Interview Status: Local or East-coast based (face to face interview may be required)

Job Description

We are looking for a PHP Developer responsible for managing front-end component, connect the application with the other (often third-party) web services, and support the front-end developers by integrating their work with the application. Back-end services and the interchange of data between the server and the users. Primary focus will be the development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database.


  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers
  • Build efficient, testable, and reusable PHP modules
  • Solve complex performance problems and architectural challenges
  • Integration of data storage solutions
  • Write “clean”, well-designed code
  • Produce detailed specifications
  • Troubleshoot, test and maintain the core product software and databases to ensure strong optimization and functionality
  • Contribute in all phases of the development lifecycle
  • Follow industry best practices
  • Develop and deploy new features to facilitate related procedures and tools if necessary
  • Passion for best design and coding practices and a desire to develop new bold ideas

Must Have:

  • 8 to 10 years of development experience in PHP.
  • Hands-on experience with various programming languages/frameworks and libraries including PHP(v5 and up), JavaScript (ES6), JQuery, SQL, Laravel (Angular experience a plus), XML, Visual Studio (Visual Basic/C#)
  • Demonstratable experience of different web techs HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript/AJAX/JQuery
  • Proficient in OOP (Object Orientated Programming) specifically PHP OOP and MVC
  • Use of PHP Frameworks such as Laravel/Codeigniter
  • Knowledge of databases MySQL
  • Experience on BootStrap
  • Experience in the integration and use of Third Party API's
  • Clear and Readable code a must
  • Good knowledge of relational databases, version control tools and of developing web services
  • Strong knowledge of the common PHP or web server exploits and their solutions
  • Familiarity with limitations of PHP as a platform and its workarounds
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git

Nice to Have:

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
  • Experience in common third-party APIs (Google, Facebook, Ebay etc)
  • Understanding of open source projects like ,Wikis, osCommerce, etc
  • Goodunderstanding of back-end.
  • Understanding of MVC design patterns
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application

Job Type: Contract


  • relevant: 8 years (Preferred)
  • PHP: 10 years (Required)

Contract Length:

  • 5 - 6 months
  • 7 - 11 months

Contract Renewal:

  • Likely