JavaScript Job: PHP-Laravel Developer (FT)

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New York, NY - United States of America

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LifeWorx is a fast-growing home healthcare company looking for a Senior PHP Web Developer to improve existing proprietary software and build new applications to power our growth. You’ll be working alongside our VP of Technology on high-impact projects, and have the opportunity to see the entire software development process from start to finish.

We are primarily looking for full-time developers, but may be open to part-time work. Candidates who can work in person or with a hybrid arrangement in the NY metro area will be given preference, but we are open to fully remote work.
  • Develop and optimize a proprietary matching system to identify the best candidates for a client & job based on hundreds of factors
  • Analyze complex SQL structures/queries to identify pain points and optimize to improve performance
  • Work with UI/UX Designer to streamline software workflow and meet a business objective
  • Power through ambiguity, make intelligent decisions, and collaborate with an agile team to achieve biweekly sprint goals
  • Assist with the development of a modern container-based CI/CD pipeline
  • Ensure adherence to cybersecurity best practices
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, and 2+ years of professional experience working as a web developer
  • Expert at object-oriented and procedural PHP as well as the Laravel framework
  • Highly skilled at writing optimized SQL queries and working with RDMS analysis tools
  • Highly skilled in developing RESTful APIs and strong understanding of the HTTP protocol
  • Strong understanding of web security best practices to prevent XSS attacks, SQL injections, etc.
  • Some experience with front-end languages and frameworks (JavaScript, jQuery, and Vue)
  • Some experience writing custom HTML & CSS
  • Experience working with Docker containers and Bash command lines skills are a plus
Soft skills:
  • Team player who can effectively communicate with our less tech-inclined staff.
  • Self-sufficient, task-oriented problem solver.
  • Someone who can stay organized and complete projects but also has the flexibility to change directions depending on immediate needs.