PHP Developer

Position: PHP Developer 

Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Position Type: Contract

Language: English


3-4 months

Downtown Montreal

can work a couple, days per week remote

downtown Montreal

can work remote 2-3 days a week once trained

Client is a global leader in recruitment solutions, has expanded from our roots as a "job board" to a provider of an array of online employment solutions, including career websites.
At the heart of our success and our future is innovation and it's from that innovation where The Foundry, Client is a Digital Recruitment Agency, came. We are a Canadian-based, online employer branding agency with over 10 years of web experience, bolstered by over 20 years of seeker data from Client is Worldwide. We are a consulting agency that builds websites to attract the right job seekers with the right messaging.
We are a fun-loving and hard-working team who share a common focus. Joining our team, you will benefit from a competitive compensation package, an open learning environment, and contribute to continual drive for innovation.

The client has a lot of great benefits:

3+ weeks of vacation
Remote Work Opportunity (up to 3 days a week)
Medical Coverage
Dental Coverage
Life Insurance
RRSP + Match
Health Care Spending Account
Tuition Reimbursement
Best Doctors Program
CONTACT Employee Assistance Program
Short & Long Term Disability Coverage
Monthly Paid Lunch

Our Ideal Candidate:

We are looking for a dedicated developer who writes code that they are proud of and can hit the ground running. You will be working on a variety of projects ranging from day-to-day code maintenance and bug fixes to new code development.

Maintain existing code or create new client websites and internal solutions; troubleshoot bug fixes in PHP and JavaScript.
Develop clean, maintainable code
Work with designers and front-end developers to ensure technical feasibility of UX / UI
Assist with estimation of tasks to facilitate planning.
Document code development and revisions
Ensure all code is valid and conform to the W3C standards

5+ years of experience writing real world web applications in PHP
5+ years of experience with an MVC framework.

Personal Skills:

Commitment to high-quality code and structure
Outstanding analysis, problem-solving, communication, time management, and teamwork skills
A desire to own a project from beginning to end, with a strong sense of pride in a job exceptionally done

Great understanding of Object Oriented Programming and SOLID principles
Excellent knowledge of web technologies
Experience with relational (MySQL) databases
Knowledge of Redis or other caching methods
Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
Good understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks
Excellent knowledge of Git
Ability to analyze web pages for the purpose of optimizing load time
Knowledge of Linux servers is a plus (LAMP)
Excellent English communication skills, both verbal and written

Epic, but unnecessary:
Bilingual (English and French)
Experience working in or with creative agencies
Experience managing servers