PHP Developer


We are currently looking for an intermediate OR Senior PHP Developer for one of our clients.
The client is a SaaS company based in Montreal.

This position is optionally an 85% ‘work from home’ opportunity and offers the following benefits:

An excellent work/life balance
Less time commuting
Life, health and dental plan
Annual company-wide bonus
Free snacks and coffee
Four weeks vacation
Competitive salary

This position is the perfect opportunity for someone who is looking for a stable, full-time career developing complex,
mission-critical software that has a direct impact on democracy in various sectors of our society.
Your time will mostly be spent programming and testing various back-end enhancements to the voting system and related software infrastructure.
A smaller portion of your time (~25%) will be spent on front-end user interface enhancements.
Due to the nature of the software and industry, testing is critical and it is common to spend much more time testing your code than writing it.
You will be given proper training to understand the industry and how our voting system works.
The technology stack currently includes CentOS, MariaDB 10.3, Symfony 5.2, PHP 8, HTML5, jQuery and Tailwind CSS.

Required Qualifications:

At least 5 years of experience developing in a team environment
Experience working on a complex, customer-facing software product
Experience writing quality code and adhering to coding standards
Mastery of PHP
Excellent knowledge full stack – PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript
Strong knowledge of Symfony OR Laravel framework
Strong Object Oriented Programming (OOP) skills
Knowledge of Git
Ability to design and write unit tests
Ability to work in a Linux environment
Strong desire and ability to learn
Strong problem-solving skills
Strong communication skills
A quiet home office with high speed internet (if working from home is desired)
Self-motivated and disciplined to work productively from your home office (if desired)
Adaptable, a team player, a positive attitude, and tremendous work ethic
Creative and passionate about growing with a fantastic company

Preferred Qualifications:

Fluency in French
Knowledge of LAMP server administration
Knowledge of web accessibility
Knowledge of web security issues
Knowledge of responsive web design and cross-browser compatibility
Knowledge of Agile development process
Performance tuning & optimization skills


Develop a general understanding of online voting and our business processes
Develop an in-depth understanding of functionality and programming of the voting system
Use Git / Github for version control and project coordination
Program enhancements based on high-level specifications
Develop, document, and execute a testing plan for each enhancement
Review source code changes and test enhancements during peer reviews
Perform occasional non-programming special project, research, or brainstorming tasks
Provide technical assistance to the rest of the team on request, for example, by running database queries or checking source code
Participate in team meetings

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