PHP/Full-Stack Developer - Prime Education

Engineering Fort Lauderdale, Florida


Position at Prime Education

The PHP/Full-Stack Developer is an active member of the Web Development team and reports to the Technology Solutions Manager. The PHP/Full-Stack Developer is responsible for the architecture, design, functionality, and usability of all PRIME® websites. He or she works closely with the Graphic Designers and other Web Developers to create and maintain highly functional, scalable, optimized, and easily-navigated websites.

This position has many exciting opportunities for the right developer who wants to be on a collaborative team designing technical solutions. The developer will be expected to help architect and implement a modern PHP/ MVC framework such as Yii 2.0. The framework that this person will help put in place will be vital in supporting future growth of the business.

You should be exited to hear stakeholder requirements, meet with product team members, and architect reusable solutions and components to assist both the business and the development teams.

The candidate will have a great opportunity to have their voice heard in both business and technical meetings. The ability to understand stakeholder requirements and implement scalable solutions will be instrumental in building the framework to support the growth of the technical products for years to come.

Position Duties:

  • Develop & maintain high quality websites, web products, and services in a time-efficient manner
  • Ability to architect and implement modern APIs & SaaS systems to support various business units and applications
  • Effectively build and maintain internal and external administrative tools that improve the efficiency and output of admin users
  • Opportunity to interface with senior leadership on new product development and workflow processes
  • Comfortable working and communicating with both local and remote development teams
  • Work proactively with the research team to achieve and maintain high-scalability in data collection and analytic generation

Candidate Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field (or undergraduate candidate with work experience equivalent)
  • 3+ years’ experience designing and developing high-performance websites
  • 3 years’ experience writing custom, optimized PHP classes and functions
  • 2+ years’ experience with custom queries in SQL/MySQL/MariaDB
  • Proficiency with the entire LAMP stack, from deployment to server-level optimization and customization
  • Proficiency with HTML, CSS, Javascript, JQuery, Ajax, & JSON scripts
  • Experience designing cross-browser compatible websites with legacy fallbacks
  • Experience with version control (git), W3C standards, and email newsletter design
  • Experience with third-party integrations such as APIs, Google Analytics, etc.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to optimally use SQL/T-SQL for data management, and support database design
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to interface with remote personnel as needed