Senior PHP Developer (Part-Time)

Rocket City HR - Huntsville, AL

Do you like the idea of working in a fun, fast-paced, and casual work environment? If so, you may want to be our next employee!

We are looking for a Senior PHP developer who is up to the challenge of adding new features that will be used by thousands of customers! Discount Divas is an Ecommerce boutique specializing in clothing, jewelry, shoes, handbags, and more at discounted prices.

Key Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field preferred
4+ years of software development experience
Expert in PHP frameworks, specifically Laravel
Experience using Facebook Graph API
Experience in Bootstrap UI
Full-stack experience (UI/UX)
Experience with REST APIs


Gather and document functionality requirements and specifications, and recommend best approach for backend functionality
Ensure technology supports business objectives, runs seamlessly, processes data accurately, and are maintained and is secured to current technology standards
Maintain knowledge of current technology standards and emerging trends in Ecommerce
Upgrade, maintain, support, and scale the backend and related systems to meet evolving and growing user demands
Work closely with cross-functional teams including Social Media, Fulfillment, Customer Service, Finance, and Intake, as well as external service providers to provide deliverables
Design UX specs to ensure website functionality maximizes ease of use across all device types
Perform A/B testing, as needed, to validate new features and functionality
Maintain awareness of current security best practices and proactively implement security standards
Contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle
Troubleshoot and test all applications
Conform to good coding standards


Desire to continuously learn and stay current with IT industry and Ecommerce developments and trends
Strong problem-solving, analytical and critical thinking skills, with an ability to mitigate risk, communicate effectively, and facilitate problem resolution
Ability to self-manage and motivate, to work well under pressure and manage multiple projects at the same time, using sound judgment
Strong cross-functional collaboration skills and the ability to work effectively with diverse stakeholders and contributors, internally and externally
Excellent written and verbal communication skills across both business and technical audiences
Exceptional time management and organizational skills, with astute attention to detail and accuracy
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Outlook)
Flexibility when responding to changing priorities
Results-oriented and accountable to deadlines
Possess integrity and loyalty


The candidate will be paid for the time to get familiar with the code-base
The candidate will have a development environment sandbox for invasive changes/testing
Paid time off and paid holidays (prorated for part-time employees)
Employee discounts
Fun, flexible work environment
This is not a remote work assignment; candidate should live in or near the Huntsville, AL area

This is a direct hire position.