PHP developer Job Description

A PHP developer is a software developer who uses the PHP programming language to create web-based applications.

A PHP developer will typically work with other developers like graphic designers and content writers to build websites.

The developer’s main responsibility is to build the site’s user interface, website design, back-end database (including the code and scripts that maintain data), and content.

Updated on:     
October 7, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a PHP developer to help us create a new website.

PHP developer Duties:

  • Develop web applications and website back-ends using PHP
  • Interact with team members to plan, organize, develop, test, and deploy web applications
  • Provide technical assistance on PHP-related questions
  • Plan, design, develop, test, and document web applications
  • Research new PHP technologies, frameworks, and languages
  • Support the CMSs, OOPS, and databases
  • Provide project support when necessary

PHP developer Responsibilities:

  • Create, test, and maintain applications/sites written in PHP, utilizing Zend Framework and MySQL
  • Work within a project-based framework, modifying existing applications, building components, and integrating with other resources
  • Implement automated tests using PHPUnit, Codeception, and Mockaroo
  • Implement, enhance, and maintain web application security
  • Assist in troubleshooting production issues and ensure that fixes are deployed on time
  • Create and maintain unit and integration tests
  • Create and maintain documentation for internal use
  • Provide day-to-day technical direction to junior developers

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field
  • 2+ years’ PHP development experience
  • Strong knowledge of PHP and its frameworks
  • Blogging and CMS experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of responsive design and mobile optimization
  • Knowledge of SEO best practices

Equal Opportunity Employer: Company Name is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.