PHP Developer (Zend) (1001- PHP Developer) Austin, Texas

Salary: USD50 - USD60 per hour



Austin-based software company with a long and successful history in the national real estate leasing market is looking to completely redesign, rewrite, and redeploy our eight-year old PHP web application to a modern object-oriented MVC design in a Zend Framework environment.




This is a 12-18 month consulting opportunity for an expert PHP developer with experience in the LAMP stack, including PHP 5, the ZEND PHP framework, data abstraction models and tools, e.g. DOCTRINE, MVC design, automated testing, data migration, set up and deployment of code versioning and debugging tools. 




Must be able to communicate, share knowledge, and work collaboratively with a small team of business management, internal developers, project manager, and UI designer; and solve complex coding, performance, and design problems.

  • Object-oriented PHP 5, with substantial Zend Framework experience and expertise
  • PHP MVC Framework experience and expertise
  • MySQL queries, schemas, optimization, and best practices
  • In-depth knowledge, experience and expertise of LAMP stack
  • Understanding and experience working with Doctrine, or similar tools
  • Experience with code manipulation and optimization issues for client side and server side performance
  • Strong Computer Science background
  • HTML and CSS, Javascript, AJAX and JQuery
  • Substantial experience with code testing tools such as PHP Unit
  • Git 
  • Passion for constantly improving the product, code quality, build processes, and drive for results
  • Experience with JAVA and other programming languages a plus.