PHP Developer

We are seeking an ambitious and experienced PHP developer to join our collaborative team. Our PHP developers take hard problems and solve them by leveraging open-source code/platforms with your own configuration and custom code. You will have the opportunity to be on the frontline adding value to the project team as you help shape the direction our company takes when creating backend solutions. Use your experience and tools to analyze current code and industry developments, formulate more efficient processes, solve problems, and create a more seamless experience for users. You should have excellent communication, computer, and project management skills. You will also be responsible for integrating many of the front-end elements built by your co-workers into your projects. Therefore, a basic understanding of front-end technologies is necessary.


  • Work within a project team to build website applications in an efficient manner
  • Build efficient, testable, and reusable PHP code
  • Conduct analysis of website and application requirements and vulnerabilities
  • Solve complex performance problems and architectural challenges
  • Troubleshoot/debug application and code issues
  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers
  • Be an advocate for the users and your clients, anticipating what they need before they ask and presenting possible solutions or recommendations
  • Be an ambassador for August Ash and your team

Skills And Qualifications

  • Lives in the Twin Cities area
  • Strong knowledge of object-oriented PHP programming
  • Strong knowledge of PHP web platforms, such as Drupal, Magento, and WordPress
  • Strong knowledge of the common PHP or web server exploits and their solutions
  • Understanding of MVC design patterns
  • Understanding accessibility and security compliance
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Proficient understanding of Linux-based systems
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Familiarity with limitations of PHP as a platform and its workarounds
  • Familiarity with SQL/NoSQL databases and their declarative query languages
  • Familiarity with automated deployment strategies
  • Familiarity with the complete e-Commerce lifecycle
  • Familiarity with Google Tag Manager, SEO, Google Analytics, and PPC is a plus
  • Self-driven. Ability to work independently or within a group
  • This position is a full-time salary position with benefits including health, dental, 401k, STD, LTD, Life, and paid vacation.