Software Developer – PHP

PLS 3rd Learning
May 3, 2022
Buffalo, NY
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PLS 3rd Learning is an organization dedicated to the improvement of teaching and learning in K-12 schools through the development of technology-based systems and professional learning opportunities.



We are looking for an experienced PHP Developer to maintain and enhance an existing web application. You will be responsible for the full software development lifecycle, from the conception of new features to deployment. You should be experienced with both the front-end and back-end, development frameworks, and third-party libraries. You should also be a team player with a knack for security and visual design.


This position requires a 40-hour a week commitment, with some variation in the hours to be determined by the needs of the clients. Currently, this position is 100% remote. Soon, this position will adopt a hybrid work model that allows employees to work both remotely and on-premises in our Buffalo, NY office.



  • Design, build, and maintain efficient and reliable front-end and back-end code
  • Work with the product manager to gather requirements and propose solutions
  • Work with the support team to identify, troubleshoot, and resolve production issues
  • Test to ensure security, stability, and performance
  • Contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle



  • Proven experience as a PHP Developer or similar role
  • Experience with PHP frameworks (i.e. Yii)
  • Strong understanding of OOP, MVC, and ORM concepts
  • Experience with multiple front-end languages and libraries (i.e. HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap)
  • Experience with databases (i.e. MySQL), and a strong understanding of database concepts such as normalization
  • Experience with debugging and patching code
  • Familiarity with UI/UX design and best practices
  • Familiarity with web accessibility
  • Familiarity with web application security best practices
  • Ability to independently find and solve problems
  • Ability to visualize a proposed feature, and then be able to build it
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision



Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience.

Please provide your resume in your correspondence with us to

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