Full Stack PHP Developer

  • Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Oct 22, 2018
Contract Software Web Production

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior PHP Developer to create and maintain amazing web applications using modern web design trends, tech and methods.  We’re looking for a talented individual who wants to join and grow with an entrepreneurial, fast paced, mission driven organization.

Long term potential.


  • Design and develop web applications for desktop and mobile use
  • Design and develop services, offline processes and tools
  • Write clean, maintainable code with minimal external dependencies
  • Collaborate to design and implement features that make you proud
  • Integrate server and client side APIs
  • Debug and troubleshoot errors
  • Write unit tests and support integration testing
  • Work closely with other developers and other stakeholders


  • Experienced Full-stack PHP development, proficient in all stages of web development, from conception to deployment
  • Preferred stack experience: Linux, Apache or Nginx, MySQL, PHP
  • PHP is your strongest skill, but you are comfortable with front-end technologies
  • Ability to translate user story requirements into technical specifications
  • Great communication skills and ability to work directly with business users
  • Good time management and organizational skills
  • A great personality and twisted sense of humor a plus


  • 4+ years PHP development experience
  • Self-starter with a passion for building high-quality web applications
  • Developing unit tests, and writing quality tests vs just covering code
  • Experience with RDBMS (MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.)
  • Experience with Git - cloning repositories, pull requests, etc.
  • Prefer experience with eCommerce or public-facing web application development
  • Developing web applications deployed in AWS (support for auto-scaling, etc.)
  • Applicable degree (e.g. Software Engineering, Computer Science, etc.) preferred
  • Able to legally work in the USA

Job Type: Contract to Perm.


  • Telecommuting is allowed and encouraged.
  • Compensation is commensurate with experience and demonstrated capabilities for the role.
  • No Agencies!  We are looking for a real person to grow with us.


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