PHP Developer

  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #163069
Join an innovative and rapidly expanding Medical Device company as a PHP Developer. In this role, you'll have the opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge applications that encompass various aspects of medical device alerting processes. This position is based in downtown Philadelphia, PA, with a hybrid contract arrangement. Candidates MUST be able to be on-site for a minimum of two days per week to be considered. Compensation for this role is up to $70/hour, based on experience.


    • Take a pivotal role in developing applications that cover a wide spectrum of functionalities, including mobile applications, IoT systems, CRM, finance, and data warehouse systems.
    • Utilize your expertise in PHP and industry best practices to create efficient and robust back-end code, following the CodeIgniter framework.
    • Collaborate with the front-end team to ensure seamless integration of front-end technologies such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3, supporting front-end development when required.
    • Develop technical and design documentation as necessary to communicate your solutions effectively.
    • Solve intricate performance challenges and architectural complexities to ensure the scalability and reliability of applications.
    • Uphold accessibility and security compliance while adhering to fundamental design principles for scalable applications.
    • Integrate multiple data sources and databases to streamline data management processes.
    • Contribute throughout all phases of the development lifecycle, delivering high-quality code after rigorous unit testing.
    • Provide support to address production issues and manage multiple priorities effectively.


    • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in PHP development.
    • Profound knowledge of PHP web frameworks, with a focus on CodeIgniter, and a commitment to applying industry best practices.
    • Strong grasp of fully synchronous behavior of PHP and ability to write high-quality back-end code.
    • Familiarity with front-end technologies including JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3, enabling collaboration with the front-end team.
    • Solid understanding of object-oriented PHP programming and the capability to build efficient PHP modules.
    • Knowledgeable about the limitations of PHP as a platform and skilled in implementing workarounds.
    • Familiarity with SQL/NoSQL databases and their declarative query languages.
    • Experience with Linux OS, virtual machines, and REST APIs.
    • Proficiency in creating technical and design documents to enhance project clarity.
    • Comprehension of accessibility and security compliance requirements.
    • Ability to integrate diverse data sources and databases seamlessly.
    • Familiarity with code versioning tools, particularly Git.
    • Proven track record of working with substantial applications and comprehending complex business processes.
    • Active involvement in all phases of the development lifecycle, consistently delivering high-quality code through thorough unit testing.
    • Capability to manage multiple priorities and offer support for resolving production issues.


    • Preferred: BA/BS degree in Computer Science or a related field.
    • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, along with strong social interaction abilities.
    • Proficiency in directly engaging with stakeholders at all levels of the business.

Work Hours and Travel Requirements:

    • Flexibility to provide off-hours production support when necessary.
    • A hybrid work environment where you'll be expected to be on-site at the Philadelphia office twice a week as part of the IT Team.

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