Contract PHP Developer

At Brightidea, we believe in People Powered Innovation. Our mission is to maximize the creative potential of all of the world's people. We believe in challenging the status quo, thinking out of the box, INNOVATING and helping our clients develop a compelling future using their existing resources.

Job Description

Brightidea is looking for an experienced PHP Developer responsible for managing back-end services and the interchange of data between the server and the users. Your primary focus will be the development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, 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 Brightidea into the application. Therefore, a basic understanding of front-end technologies is necessary as well.

This is an hourly contract position with a project-based work relationship. We are looking for somebody who can code into an existing codebase, and there will thus be onboarding about our current development process and environment. After completing onboarding, there will be project work starting for the developer. Projects will range from small-to-large size and will range anywhere from 10-100 hours of development and testing time. Projects will come periodically and every several weeks.


  • Proven proficiency and software development experience in PHP

  • Demonstrable knowledge of web technologies including HTML, CSS, Javascript, AJAX, etc.

  • Strong knowledge of relational databases, version control tools, and developing web services

  • Experience with third-party APIs

  • Strong knowledge of the common PHP or web server exploits and their solutions

  • User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments

  • Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system

  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes

  • Familiarity with SQL/NoSQL databases and their declarative query languages

Brightidea believes that everyone has the ability to make a difference and that a diverse team generates more innovation and bigger ideas. Just as our product invites organizations to crowd source innovation across their workforce, Brightidea is inclusive and does not discriminate. We accept everybody.

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