Senior PHP Engineer

XYZ - Santa Monica, CA

Full-timeEstimated: $95,000 - $130,000 a year
Senior PHP Engineers at Dev.XYZ are experienced web developers who contribute to their team in meaningful ways. Candidates should be eager to contribute, take on new challenges, and mentor team members on complex projects. This is a fantastic opportunity for responsible, experienced developers seeking a technically diverse environment.

Why Dev.XYZ? We are committed to diversity and creating a safe, inclusive environment. We welcome all job applicants, especially from underrepresented people in tech. Combined, our employees are fluent in over 15 different languages! Several of our junior developers have grown over the years into Director positions and higher at our company. Learn more about us at and We look forward to welcoming you to the team at Dev.XYZ!

Develop prototypes, web applications, and services

Maintain high availability on critical projects

Code responsive, mobile-friendly websites based on design mockups

Prioritize scalability, speed, and flexibility

Collaborate with third-parties and stakeholders on technical problems and solutions

Communicate well with fellow developers, designers, project managers, and product stakeholders

Mentor and help grow more junior members of the development team

Review code with an eye toward performance, reliability, readability and maintainability

5+ years experience as a professional web developer

Strong understanding of and experience with the MEAN / LAMP stack

Significant PHP experience (or Ruby or Python)

Experience with writing APIs, web services, and working with 3rd party platforms and libraries

HTML5 / CSS3, vanilla Javascript proficiency

Experience with Git in a team environment

Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a positive attitude

Experience with debugging complex systems

Knowledge about working with caching layers such as Redis, Memcache

Ability to effectively collaborate with others

Great attention to detail

Extra Credit skills / How you can grow at Dev.XYZ:
Laravel development and Blade templating

Unit, functional and integration tests


Vue.js, other JS frameworks, and ES6 Javascript

MySQL, Postgres

Zend framework


Docker and Kubernetes experience

Static / Dynamic CMS experience

Unix / Bash scripting

Sketch App or Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.

Additional skills or interests such as: graphic design, writing, marketing, video production, and photography