PHP Developer Job Description

A PHP developer is a type of software developer specializing in the design, testing, and implementation of software in the PHP programming language. PHP (Hypertext Preprocessor) is a language that enables developers to easily compose dynamically-generated content and is used frequently to add additional capability to websites.

What Do PHP Developers Do?

A PHP Developer creates and executes a web-based product array utilizing PHP, MySQL, Ajax, and JavaScript. They create back-end components, connect the application to other web services, and aid front-end developers by ensuring that their work is compatible with the application. They also design and integrate popular frameworks’ plug-ins.

Job Profile of a PHP Developer

Lanteria HR is looking for a PHP developer who can handle back-end services and data exchange between servers and users. Your principal focus is on developing, refining, and maintaining the server's logic, central database, as well as guaranteeing performance and responsiveness to front-end requirements. The following skills are required for ideal applicants:

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Problem-solving abilities

  • The talent for critical thinking

PHP Developer: Responsibilities

PHP Developers have the following responsibilities:

  • Creating, testing, and deploying unique, timely, and effective website applications while collaborating with other developers to meet data collection requirements

  • Detecting and resolving compatibility problems between various systems and browsers, including CSS, HTML, and scripting

  • Researching and studying different architectural aspects of the system design process

  • Collaborating with other development teams and management and work together on conflict resolution or developing new content criteria

  • Testing the site/page for any potential errors and collect client feedback

PHP Developer: Requirements

  • Understanding of PHP web frameworks such as Laravel, Yii, etc.

  • Knowledge of MVC, APIs, Unix/Linux Framework Architecture

  • A basic understanding of front-end technologies such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3 

  • Basic knowledge of technologies like Ajax, jQuery, and MySQL

  • Understanding of SQL/NoSQL databases and declarative query languages

  • Knowledge of code versioning technologies such as Git


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