PHP Developer (Laravel)

The Role:

The PHP Developer works with the development team to develop and maintain a custom-made web API in Laravel. The PHP Developer is expected to be proficient in Laravel and have a good understanding of databases.

The Tasks:

  • Migrating current Web API solution to Laravel
  • Converting existing API methods to Laravel and developing new API methods as well
  • Utilize backend data services and contribute to increase existing data services API
  • Analyzing databases and developing efficient data queries for API methods
  • Adding functionality to existing databases
  • Conducting analysis of website and application requirements.
  • Updating and altering API features to enhance performance.
  • Documenting the development process, architecture, and standard components
  • Coordinating with co-developers and keeps project manager well informed of the status of development effort and serves as liaison between development staff and project manager
  • Keeping abreast of new trends and best practices in web development

Entry Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar.
  • Previous demonstrable experience using Laravel either via work or personal projects
  • In-depth knowledge of object-oriented PHP and Laravel PHP Framework
  • Hands-on experience with SQL schema design, SOLID principles, REST API design
  • Ability to work successfully both independently and in a team setting.
  • Good working knowledge in design and query optimization of databases especially MySql
  • Experience using Source Control such as Git, TFS, Bit Bucket etc
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Ability to work successfully both independently and in a team setting.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Critical thinker and good problem-solver.

Other Skills that interest us:

  • Programming frameworks/libraries such as Jquery, Laravel, Ionic, AngularJS, Sass.
  • Developed production-ready mobile apps
  • Amazon and Cloud computing experience especially with deploying Laravel applications
  • Knowledge of webhooks and web sockets


Desired Personal Traits

  • Positive Attitude – WebFX is an upbeat, unconventional workplace
  • Seeking a committed individual with mobility in mind as WebFX is a fast-growing company with upward mobility opportunities for committed individuals looking for a career and not just a job
  • Adaptable – ours is a quickly evolving business that requires the constant need for change.
  • Ability & Willingness to Learn Quickly – internet marketing is an ever-changing field and all marketing staff need to maintain the highest level of understanding, the latest news, and be able to implement quickly what is learned
  • Honesty & Trustworthiness