Senior PHP Developer


3 - 5 years


Technopark, Trivandrum


B.Sc./M.Sc./B. Tech /B.E/MCA or other related degree



Job Description

  • Responsible for integration of user-facing elements into efficient, testable, and reusable PHP modules
  • Responsible for managing back-end services and data communication between the server and the users
  • Responsible for establishing and guiding the website’s architecture
  • Responsible for designing and implementing new features and functionality in WordPress websites
  • Responsible for ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the CMS
  • Helping formulate an effective, responsive design and turning it into a working theme and plugin
  • Development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database
  • Ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end
  • Helping build APIs of applications
  • Integrating the front-end elements built by team members and/or supervisor into the application
  • Responsible for developing back-end components, connect the application with the other (often third-party) web services, and support the front-end developers by integrating their work with the application
  • Responsible for developing and integrating plugins for popular frameworks

Desired Candidate Profile

  • Strong understanding of WordPress actions & filters
  • Experience writing unit tests using PHP Unit
  • Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Good understanding of Underscore JS templates in WordPress
  • Experience designing and developing responsive WordPress themes
  • Ability to debug issues in WordPress plugins and themes
  • Experience extending plugin functionality using hooks
  • Experience extending theme functionality using child themes
  • Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc.
  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git, SVN
  • Strong understanding of PHP back-end development
  • Strong knowledge of PHP web frameworks such as CodeIgniter, Laravel, etc.
  • 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
  • Strong knowledge of the common PHP or web server exploits and their solutions
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Familiarity with SQL/NoSQL databases and their declarative query languages

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