Posted August 09, 2017

PHP Developer

Location: Vancouver
Job ID: 1317
Employment Type: Contract

People are our passion. People are our profession. 

Since 2010, SIGnature Recruiting has been pairing exceptional people with short-term contracts and long-term careers in Vancouver’s flourishing IT industry.  We are specialists in IT Recruiting and pride ourselves in making valuable contributions to our clients and candidates. 

Are you a PHP Developer who is passionate about technology?  Our client is a technology start up company which has the financial backing of a well-established, well-connected parent company.  We love this company because each team member can make a significant impact, and because they like to hire smart, engaged people.

Our client has asked for our help in looking for a PHP Developer for a 3-6 month contract.

Here is what you'll be doing on a day to day basis:

  • You will get a chance to contribute at a high level to the design and rebuild an existing large web site.
  • You will then hand off support for the architecture to a newly minted team (of which you might be a part if you so choose).
  • You will get to work from home, but may be asked to travel to Winnipeg once or twice during the contract.
  • You will collaborate remotely with teams in Vancouver, Winnipeg and Toronto.

Here is the type of person we are looking for:

  • You have excellent communication skills
  • You are extremely self motivated while working in a remote collaborative team
  • You have extensive experience building web sites using PHP
  • You have full stack experience including CSS, HTML, Javascript, and relational databases
  • You enjoy working in a collaborative environment.
  • You are used to using tools like Git, Confluence, and Slack
  • You have a strong understanding of services using JSON or XML
  • You have an excellent understanding of Bootstrap as well as Javascript frameworks such as Ember or Angular
  • You are familiar with building servers on AWS including: configuring Unix on EC1, assets on S3, SQL servers 
  • You have familiarity with search engines, especially Elastic Search, CloudSearch or SOLR
  • If you have experience with Java, node.JS, CDNs and how they work, Message queues (SQS) and SEO that would be an asset

If you are interested in exploring this position, please apply now!


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