Full Stack PHP Developer

Advantcomp Consulting

May 27, 2014

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Job Category: 
Job Specialization: 
Software Development
Company Overview: 

Advantcomp Consulting is a custom web software development company, based in Victoria B.C. We build custom web and mobile applications, it's our speciality. We stay current with emerging technologies, and our passion for producing elegant code results in web software that works. We have the skills to develop on various platforms, and love to work with people to transform their concepts into web apps they can be proud of.

Job Summary: 

We are searching for a remarkable full stack PHP developer to join our Advantcomp team. You will take a leadership role in development, completing tasks on multiple projects, and utilizing multiple platforms- often in a single day.

When you write code, you:

  • are results-oriented and can produce high-quality results under pressure
  • have exceptional multi-tasking abilities
  • can work independently and as part of a team
  • are able to work well with code written by other developers, and have a “leave it in better condition than when you found it” attitude
  • are very analytical, and love to solve problems

Your technical capabilities are very strong with:

  • PHP (‘hand-rolled’ and MVC frameworks)
  • SQL
  • JavaScript/jQuery/AJAX
  • WordPress (theme and plugin development)
  • JSON/API development

Your are comfortable incorporating the following into your workflow:

  • Git/GitHub
  • Unit testing (PHPUnit)
  • translation of requirements into realistic time estimates

This is a full-time, regular business hours position in our office in Victoria, BC. 

Does this sound like you? If so, we’re looking forward to hearing from you.

How To Apply: 

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter describing recent project work to: support@advantcomp.com.The email subject line should be ‘Advantcomp PHP Developer’. Successful candidates will be asked to perform a small programming activity to assess coding abilities and problem solving skills. In your email message, please answer the following two questions:

  1. What currently fills your days?
  2. Can you describe a recent development challenge and what you did to overcome it?