PHP Web Developer

Chicago, Illinois | Freelance | Job ID #43611 |
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Onward Search is a proud partner of a leading provider of barcode, mobile computing, point-of-sale and RFID products and solutions. For nearly 25 years our client has earned its reputation as a top value-added re-seller & integrator in the ID and data collection industry. This company provides integrate and support enterprise asset intelligence and mobility solutions. These solutions enable organizations to capture & manage data about their assets, people and transactions to improve productivity, provide an enhanced customer experience and achieve better results.

This environment is casual, professional and friendly, fostering an open sharing of ideas and best practices while rewarding strong performance. Employees are offered a full benefits package, PTO, a Pre-Tax Transit Account, Gym Reimbursement and much more.

PHP Web Developer Position Summary:

  • Responsible for building and managing eCommerce websites and internal web-based applications
  • Identify opportunities of improvement in system functionality, usability, and optimization.
  • Reports directly to the CIO & SVP of Professional Services

Job Responsibilities:

  • Development and Maintenance
  • Maintain current ecommerce sites on legacy platforms (Kohana/Zend/Magento)
  • Develop new functionality and maintain eCommerce websites
  • Develop new functionality and maintain internal web-based productivity applications
  • Participate in migration of both data and new features to new platform (Magento)
  • Manage releases to all environments
  • Collaborate with other software developers, business analysts, and software architects to plan, design, develop, test, and maintain web- and desktop-based business applications
  • Design, develop and unit test applications in accordance with established standards
  • Write program specifications; perform systems analysis and design; write program documentation in accordance with standards
  • Prepare reports, manuals and other documentation on the status, operation and maintenance of software
  • Assist team development efforts towards successful project delivery
  • Special projects as necessary

Technical Skills:

  • Web Development (5+ years)
  • (X)HTML, CSS, JavaScript/jQuery, PHP5, OOP, MySQL, SQLServer, Apache and Linux
  • Magento
  • MVC Frameworks
  • Zend Framework and Kohana preferred
  • Memcached and APC


  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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Onward Search helps connect digital, creative and marketing talent with choice jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent / executive search placement.

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