Lead PHP Developer (Yarmouth)


: $87,940.00 - $123,840.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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MPX is a technology company based in Portland, Maine. We strive to create positive change for our clients and their customers by deploying solutions that mix the best of technology, process, and product. And were building a diverse and collaborative culture to help us achieve all of that.
MPX is looking for a hands-on Lead PHP Developer to spearhead the development of MPXs Software-as-a-Service platform. You will be responsible for moving projects from design, through implementation, and into deployment. You will rely on your colleagues who are developers, project managers, analysts, and business stakeholders. You will make sure we deliver consistently on customer needs. You are an experienced software developer who cares deeply about building high-performing software and being part of a high-performing team. You enjoy creating opportunities and helping colleagues and partners grow in ways that align with business needs. This is a high impact role and you will help MPX grow building by powerful software solutions, improving our existing processes and systems, and onboarding new clients and partners with precision and attention to detail.
While we prefer you to be in our Portland Maine office, we are open to remote locations. We would expect you to spend a significant amount of time in Maine to collaborate with the team and the company, learn the ins and outs of our business, and contribute to our company culture.
What You Will Be Doing
Deliver complex, high-impact projects using PHP, AWS, and related technologies
Master MPXs existing SaaS platform, integrations, and customer deployments
Analyze business requirements, customer needs, opportunities, and translate them into working specifications and software designs that are high-performing, usable, and deliver outstanding user experiences
Perform periodic code review and manage releases of MPX web application code including integration tools and security/vulnerability scanning.
Join the MPX Web Team and offer guidance and expertise to your colleagues in project management and operations
Drive company, software product, and Web Team objectives, carrying relevant stakeholders along in the decision-making
Collaborate with your peers to develop and guide implementation of software projects that deliver value to clients and customers
Work with the broader organization teams to lead multi-year technology strategies that support the company mission
Attend weekly management planning sessions and provide prioritization guidance
Maintain accountability for progress on multiple development deliverables
Architect software solutions from a high-level while considering maintainability, performance, cost and complexity
What you need in order to be successful in this role
At least 5 years of high-level PHP experience, and a complete mastery of the language, practices, and patterns of large-scale PHP applications developed from the ground-up
A substantial history working with, administering, or developing a Software-as-a-Service platform in a production environment; preference for developing within a multi-tenant SaaS solution
Track record of clear and persuasive communication of complex technical information to a broad audience, including executives, product managers, and non-technical colleagues, and a commitment to fostering and growing cross-team relationships
Passion for and interest in developing, coaching, and supporting developers
We Want You to Know
You can be a great candidate even if you don't fit everything we've described above. You can also have important skills we haven't thought of. If that's you, don't hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself.
We are dedicated building a great team and know that we need diverse perspectives to successfully tackle our business goals.
Candidates may be asked to participate in a timed evaluation that measures their familiarity and skill developing PHP applications.
Associated topics: algorithm, backend, back end, developer, devops, java, php, programming, python, sdet * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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