PHP Backend Web Developer

Canada

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Web Hosting Canada (WHC) empowers tens of thousands of Canadian entrepreneurs and small businesses to thrive with its powerful yet affordable online solutions.

Join us and be part of a collaborative and passionate team dedicated to building Canada’s ultimate growth ecosystem.

How you fit in

As a PHP web developer working at WHC, you’ll be participating in building, improving and expanding WHC’s systems to help small businesses make the most out of their online presence.

You Will Make an Impact By

  • Building new features and improvements for WHC's management platform (ERP)
  • Building new features and improvements for WHC's client-facing web platform
  • Troubleshooting and resolving incoming bugs within our production environment
  • Improving our Managed WordPress hosting application, including WordPress plugin development

Who you are:

  • You are a skilled web developer with more than 2 years with LAMP technologies like PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, Apache and HTML, and appreciate the fast development pace of Agile Methodology within a small, skilled team
  • You have some experience working with Linux on the command line, Bash, as well as version control systems like Git
  • You know WordPress or other content management systems well
  • You understand how web hosting and domain names work
  • You are autonomous, reliable, and intent on creating positive user experiences within the applications you develop.

Qualifications: 

  • 2+ years experience with PHP web development
  • 2+ years experience working with JavaScript and jQuery
  • 2+ years experience working with MySQL and comfortable building complex SQL queries
  • Experience with code versioning tools such as Git
  • Knowledge of Bash scripting and command-line server management
  • Having completed a minimum of 3-year University level degree in Computer Science, Software/Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree 
  • Good working knowledge of English and/or French both written and oral communication
  • Must pass a security background check

What we offer:

  • A growing tech company, with driven, passionate people and a shared purpose. 
  • A modern Work From Anywhere approach to working remotely AND a new office in Montreal (with ping pong and foosball), should you choose to work from there.
  • Group insurance, personal days & other perks
  • Highly collaborative work environment with a proactive leadership team

Must be legally eligible to work in Canada for Canadian opportunities.

Inclusion and diversity are at the core of what we stand for at WHC. We strongly believe everyone has the right to be their authentic self in the workplace and therefore should feel comfortable doing so. That’s why we celebrate our differences in race, colour, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, and religion. We've witnessed firsthand how a diverse workforce fosters unique perspectives, increased innovation, better problem-solving, engagement and an overall happier work environment. 


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