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Senior PHP Engineer – Santa Monica, California
Employment Type Full time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation DOE


Senior PHP Engineers at Dev.XYZ are experienced web developers who contribute to their team in meaningful ways. Candidates should be eager to contribute, take on new challenges, and mentor team members on complex projects. This is a fantastic opportunity for responsible, experienced developers seeking a technically diverse environment.


Why Dev.XYZ? We are committed to diversity and creating a safe, inclusive environment. We welcome all job applicants, especially from underrepresented people in tech. Combined, our employees are fluent in over 15 different languages! Several of our junior developers have grown over the years into Director positions and higher at our company. Learn more about us at and We look forward to welcoming you to the team at Dev.XYZ!



  • Develop prototypes, web applications, and services

  • Maintain high availability on critical projects

  • Code responsive, mobile-friendly websites based on design mockups

  • Prioritize scalability, speed, and flexibility

  • Collaborate with third-parties and stakeholders on technical problems and solutions

  • Communicate well with fellow developers, designers, project managers, and product stakeholders

  • Mentor and help grow more junior members of the development team

  • Review code with an eye toward performance, reliability, readability and maintainability



  • 5+ years experience as a professional web developer

  • Strong understanding of and experience with the MEAN / LAMP stack

  • Significant PHP experience (or Ruby or Python)

  • Experience with writing APIs, web services, and working with 3rd party platforms and libraries

  • HTML5 / CSS3, vanilla Javascript proficiency

  • Experience with Git in a team environment

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a positive attitude

  • Experience with debugging complex systems

  • Knowledge about working with caching layers such as Redis, Memcache

  • Ability to effectively collaborate with others

  • Great attention to detail


Extra Credit skills / How you can grow at Dev.XYZ:

  • Laravel development and Blade templating

  • Unit, functional and integration tests

  • SCSS

  • Vue.js, other JS frameworks, and ES6 Javascript

  • MySQL, Postgres

  • Zend framework

  • AWS

  • Docker and Kubernetes experience

  • Static / Dynamic CMS experience

  • Unix / Bash scripting

  • Sketch App or Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.

  • Additional skills or interests such as: graphic design, writing, marketing, video production, and photography

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