Senior PHP Web Developer – AWS, Social Good Technology

San Diego, CA | Direct Hire

Post Date: 09/19/17 Job ID: 17090501-P Industry or Function: Software Compensation: $100,000 to $125,000

JOB #: 17090501-P

Job Description
Highly profitable Pre-IPO Tech Company is hiring a Senior/Lead PHP Web Developer! You will create Cloud-based Software that will transform the way that the world’s food supply and distribution chain works! Their platform optimizes the safety, logistics, and quality of the food supply chain and reduces waste... This is a great chance to work on technology that betters the world!
In this role, you will guide development of all next generation products, so you’ll have the opportunity to put your fingerprints on all of their core solutions.
Their predictive analytics, big data platform is revolutionizing a multi-billion dollar market, which spans across grocery, retail, and on-demand ordering. Their software is already used by Fortune 100 Companies, and they have many new projects in the pipeline. As a Senior PHP Developer, you’ll be responsible for managing back-end services and the development and maintenance of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database.
You’ll ensure high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end as well. You will also be responsible for developing and maintaining some front-end elements required by customers and product designers. Therefore, an understanding of front-end technologies is necessary.
If you are ready to utilize your PHP and other web development skills in an impactful, high autonomous and positive environment, we want to hear from you!

To apply, send your resume for confidential review to Kanani Masterson ( This is a fulltime position based in San Diego, CA. Local candidates preferred.

Job Duties:
Building efficient, testable, and reusable PHP modules
Solving complex performance problems and architectural challenges
Integrating of data storage solutions and management of API services
Monitoring and management of servers and data storage solutions

Salary Range:
• $100,000 to $125,000 per year

• Stock options
• Benefits package

Job Requirements
• Must have at least 5 years of professional software development experience
• Expert knowledge of developing and delivering software in a SaaS environment.
• Must have strong backend PHP development skills and LAMP stack experience
• Solid understanding of (JavaScript/jQuery/CSS/HTML5) and usability
• Strong AWS usage and understanding
• Experience leveraging RESTful web services and other third party API’s
• Ability to work independently to rapidly solving problems, bugs, and compatibility issues
• Able to troubleshoot, test, and maintain the core product software and databases to ensure strong optimization and functionality
• Ability to train and mentor other developers
• Strong knowledge of PHP and (Yii2 web framework preferred)
• Understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
• Proficiency with Javascript Module Patterns and familiarity with React.js desirable
• Experience developing on Linux platforms, preferably Ubuntu.
• Understanding accessibility and security compliance used for Web Applications and APIs such as OAuth and public/private key systems.
• Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git

Educational Requirements:
• Must have BS in Computer Science or related degree is preferred, or equivalent experience in diverse work environments.

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Kanani Masterson

I joined the TriStaff Group in January 1999 as a Technical Recruiter, and am now Director of Recruiting for our Technology, Marketing, and Executive Search Division. My regional focus is the Greater San Diego Area and Southern California. I work with large public companies as well as funded, fast-growth startups, and am passionate about keeping up with whatever disruptive new advances are happening in the technology space. To date, I've placed over 940 candidates, and produced over $8.5M in placement fees, and most importantly I love helping people and companies thrive and grow... I'm lucky to love what I do! Areas of Specialty: SaaS, enterprise software, security, machine learning, robotics, online advertising, social media, mobile apps, telecommunications, cloud computing, medical devices, consumer electronics, big data/analytics, clean tech; Positions: Software Engineers, Web Developers, Firmware Engineers, Solutions Architects, Network/Systems Engineers, Systems Engineers, Systems Administrators, Product Managers, C-Level positions (COO, CMO, CTO, CFO, CIO, CRO, CEO, etc.), Supply Chain, Operations, Quality Assurance, Marketing, Business Development & Sales, and Finance. I'm a native San Diegan (I grew up in Solana Beach, CA) and attended La Jolla Country Day School from 6th grade through high school graduation. I attended the University of Southern California (USC) as a Dean’s Scholar and Golden State Scholar, and graduated BA Degree in Creative Writing & Poetry. I also have one spunky young daughter and a fantastic husband.
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