PHP Developer

Otterstrom Corp - Salt Lake City, UT

Contract$40 - $50 an hour

We are looking for a PHP Developer with some WordPress experience. Responsible for managing back-end services and the interchange of data between the server and the users. Your primary focus will be the development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your co-workers into the application. Therefore, a basic understanding of front-end technologies is necessary as well.


-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 {{may include databases, key-value stores, blob stores, etc.}}


-Strong knowledge of PHP web frameworks {{such as Laravel, Yii, etc depending on your technology stack}}
-Understanding the fully synchronous behavior of PHP
-Understanding of MVC design patterns
-Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
-Knowledge of object oriented PHP programming
-Understanding accessibility and security compliance {{Depending on the specific project}}
-Strong knowledge of the common PHP or web server exploits and their solutions
-Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
-User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
-Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system
-Familiarity with limitations of PHP as a platform and its workarounds
-Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
-Familiarity with SQL/NoSQL databases and their declarative query languages
-Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $40.00 to $50.00 /hour


  • PHP: 5 years (Preferred)