Lead PHP Developer

Job Title: Lead PHP Developer
Location: 125-1030 Denman Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 2M6
Salary (annual): $87,500 CAD
Hours: Minimum 40 hours per week
Benefits: Extended health and Dental after completion of 6 month probationary period

The company
IceCarats is a small family business, focused on providing world-class Customer Service to help share
and spread our love of quality jewelry. The family has worked hard to build a trusted, customer orientated brand – and thanks to this love and attention – the IceCarats team is growing.

As cliche as it sounds, we put our people first. We amplify our team through a culture of openness, personal growth, innovative strategy and tech, and a hunger to do amazing work.

The role
IceCarats is currently searching for a Lead PHP Developer to join our growing team. This is a full-time, permanent position. The successful candidate will be responsible for the design, development, testing, and support of IceCarats’ eCommerce applications. Solving complex problems and improving the digital experience is critical to this role.

Primary job responsibilities
• Provide expertise in design, development, troubleshooting and debugging software programs
• Design and develop websites using HTML5, JS & Jquery, Ajax, CORS, PHP, MySQL, CSS and other technology
• Support the continuous improvement of the software development processes and their proper adoption
• Specify, design and implement minor changes to existing software architecture
• Build highly complex enhancements and resolve complex bugs
• Build and execute unit tests
• Participate in every aspect of the development and implementation of systems
• Ensure non-technical users and team members have a full understanding of the change’s as well as implications to current business processes
• Provide technical expertise and recommendations in assessing new initiatives to support and enhance our digital experience
• Work with other members of the ecommerce team to create technical specifications and build mock-ups of proposed solutions
• Design, build, and deploy new systems
• Embrace a culture of continuous improvement and A/B testing
• Evaluate code to ensure that it is valid, is properly structured, meets industry standards and is compatible with browsers, devices, or operating systems
• Collaborate with users to develop e-commerce strategies and to integrate these strategies with web sites
• Perform web site tests according to planned schedules, or after any web site or product revisions
• Embrace a culture of continuous agile improvement and A/B testing
• Assess and implement new technologies and frameworks

Required skills:
• Bachelor’s degree
• 5 years of experience as a software developer with PHP & composer, memcache
• Experience with frameworks such as Laravel, Yii2, Symfony
• Experience with AWS & GCP APIs, REST APIs
• Understanding how serverless solutions work
• Excellent MySQL knowledge: indexes, foreign keys, locks
• Docker and linux administration knowledge
• Good analytical skills

Would be a plus:
• Hands-on experience in unit testing and automated integration testing
• Hands-on experience with designing and implementing microservices solutions
• Experience working with Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery processes

How to apply
Email: icecaratsbc@gmail.com

By Mail:
125-1030 Denman Street,
Vancouver, BC
V6G 2M6, Canada

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