PHP Developer Job Description Template/Brief

We are searching for an enthusiastic PHP Developer to join our growing team. You are expected to be well-versed in MVC concepts, HTML 5, CSS 3, Javascript, and a SQL database engine like MySQL/MariaDB, PostgreSQL, or SQLite. You will typically work with one or more frameworks to develop entire websites or write plugins for popular content management systems like WordPress.

As a PHP developer, you will be expected to have working knowledge and understanding of numerous PHP frameworks, such as CakePHP, CodeIgniter, and Laravel, and PHP IDEs, such as PHPStorm, ZendStudio, and others.

PHP Developer Job Profile

A PHP Developer is an Applications Developer who specialises in the design, testing, and implementation of software in PHP. PHP (Hypertext Preprocessor) is a scripting language that allows developers to create dynamically produced content easily and is often used to add functionality to websites.

PHP developers often follow the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), which consists of six stages: analysis, design, development and testing, implementation, documentation, and evaluation. They work with computers daily and are frequently employed in teams at significant corporations where new software is developed, a digital agency, or a company's IT department.

Reports To

  • Sr. PHP Developer
  • Tech Lead
  • Chief Technology Officer

PHP Developer Responsibilities

  • Design, implement and maintain PHP application phases
  • Develop, test, implement, and maintain application software
  • Develop technical designs for application development and application code for PHP programmes
  • Participate in the development team's architectural and software development activities
  • Analyse, programme, test, and debug software
  • Identify production and non-production issues for the applications
  • Convert the needs of software into specs
  • Endorse software improvements to enhance application processes

PHP Developer Requirements & Skills

  • A degree or diploma in Computer Science or a related technical field
  • SQL and associated database knowledge is required
  • Excellent understanding of fundamental PHP 7 or web server vulnerabilities and their fixes
  • Experience developing or managing a content management system (CMS)
  • Understanding of MVC frameworks
  • Knowledge of database architecture and management
  • Knowledge of code versioning tools is required.
  • Competence to combine several data sources and databases into a single system
  • Knowledge of code versioning tools is required.