Job Posting: PHP Developer

Company Introduction

MetaLocator is an automated local marketing platform for businesses of any size.  Our offering includes store locators, local landing pages, local data publishing, crowd-sourced data, data cleansing and consistency, voice and text message local marketing, mobile applications, review monitoring, local coupons, product finders and more.  More information at

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior PHP Developer responsible for managing back-end services. Your primary focus will be the development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central and user databases, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your co-workers into the application. Therefore, a strong understanding of front-end technologies is necessary as well.

The right candidate will have have a firm understanding of typical SaaS application architecture, multi-tenant systems, horizontal scaling concepts and general system architecture.  Experience designing multi-user Web-based applications is required.


  • Development of MVC PHP application components to support the application frontend
  • Build efficient, testable, and reusable PHP modules
  • Solve complex performance problems and architectural challenges
  • Integration of data storage solutions

Skills And Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of PHP web frameworks including Joomla!
  • Understanding of MVC design patterns
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Knowledge of object oriented PHP programming
  • Strong knowledge of the common PHP or web server exploits and their solutions
  • Knowledge of Amazon Web Services operating environment including EC2, ELB, S3, CloudFront and Cloudwatch
  • Background job processing using Redis & Resque
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Strong MySQL experience including complex queries, database design and replication.
  • User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments including oAuth
  • Familiarity with limitations of PHP as a platform and its workarounds
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, including SVN

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