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PHP Frontend Developer

Company: Kollabio
Location: Leesburg
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Kollabio, a growing boutique consulting firm that provides Digital Transformation solutions and services to public and private sector organizations, is seeking a Front-End Developer with experience in developing scalable web-based solutions. This is a full-time position for an Advanced PHP / Web Developer who will be responsible for the creation and implementation of a wide variety of web-based and server-side products using PHP, Laravel, Vue3, JavaScript, CSS and MySQL.

You will be responsible for troubleshooting and debugging issues in existing code set, developing new features and functionality into existing custom code and open-source code bases while maintaining its original objectives. The ideal candidate is passionate about building user-focused, modern, and visually appealing web and mobile experiences for enterprise customers with an eye towards inclusive design and 508 compliances. You will be part of a small Agile team that is building a new platform for optimizing business process flows in federal agencies and other commercial organizations.

We're looking for someone who is:

A problem solver. You aren't afraid to go deep, experiment, learn on the fly, and do the work

Passionate about turning complex business requirements into working software that delights users

Humble but opinionated. You have lots of ideas, yet you are happy to shift directions when a better path emerges. You take your work much more seriously than you take yourself

An active collaborator. You want feedback on your work early and often, and you get a kick out of a collaborative process because it challenges you to do better work

Engaging beyond 1s and 0s. You understand that empathizing with our customers, building relationships with your co-workers, and going deep on the product makes you a better teammate and a better

A professional who believes in the principles of the "Reactive Manifesto" and who is excited about the vision to develop high scalable cloud-native software


Develop scalable web applications and implement responsive user interactions.

Support design, development, testing, and deployment of software solutions using PHP, Laravel, HTML, JavaScript, and CSS

Work closely with the Product Owner, Architect, and UX Designer to develop high-performance, reusable, secure, and loosely coupled web interfaces and components

Communicate directly with customers, product owners, test automation engineers, and UX designers throughout all stages of the Agile development lifecycle to implement application features.

Code every day. Although we expect technical and product leadership, this is primarily an execution role.

Ensure code is 508 compliant by actively scanning and mediating issues using technologies such as WAVE and AMP

Create new PHP modules based on customer requirements

Follow a Test-First and Security-First approach to ensure code developed is secure, robust, and is of high-quality

Decompose assigned Stories from the backlog, develop coding and design tasks to ensure software meets specified performance, scalability, and reliability requirements.

Communicate status in daily Agile Scrums, providing demonstrations of code and contributing to the Agile team whenever required.


Required Skills & Qualifications

5+ years of progressive professional experience in the design and development of scalable, web-based solutions.

Expert level understanding and hands-on experience with PHP, Laravel, HTML, JavaScript and CSS.

Experience in working with SQL and relational databases such as MySQL or Postgres.

Experience in developing reusable components with Laravel. Continuously strive to improve code quality while reducing technical debt.

Understanding of Behavior Driven Development or Test-Driven Development, experience in developing Unit Tests.

Working knowledge and understanding of using Git, Pull Requests, CI/CD Pipelines and GitfFow process.

Ability to own Stories assigned during Sprint planning sessions and see them through completion (in alignment with Acceptance Criteria and Definition of Done).

Desired Skills & Qualifications

Experience with a web framework such as Angular, React and Vue3 is a HUGE plus !

Experience with a backend language/framework (e.g. Node, Python, Go, etc.)

Experience with CSS and responsive web design (RWD)

Experience with automated build tools, continuous integration, and continuous deployment

Experience with Agile ALM tools such as Atlassian Jira and Confluence, Jenkins, Sonar, etc.

Experience with Government agencies, 508 compliance and 508 compliance testing tools such as WAVE and AMP

Good oral and written communications skills with experience in delivering/presenting to the customer are a plus.

Our Stack

Front-end: ES6, PHP, Laravel, TailWind CSS, Webpack, HTML5, CSS

Components & Design: Agile Scrum, Storybook, Atomic design, SaaS

Testing: Cypress.js, Ghost Inspector, Cucumber, Jasmine, Selenium WebDriver

Back-end: Node.js, SQL, Redis, AWS, WordPress

Tools: Visual Studio Code, Jira, Confluence, Adobe Creative Cloud, Figma, Miro


Job Type: Full-time

Education: Bachelor's degree in technological/computer science or related field

Location: Leesburg, VA or Remote

Pay: $90,000.00 to $(phone number removed) (DoE)

Our Values and Culture

We believe everything great starts with inspired people empowered to collaborate, innovate, and deliver awesome customer experiences. People are at the heart of our operations. Our people are what make us thrive. We are a company that rewards commitment to excellence, entrepreneurialism and focus on customer success. We take our work seriously - but also take time to unwind, have fun and connect with each other and our customers.---We bring people---with diverse backgrounds together and empower them to co-create with our customers to solve problems and build better experiences for their users.---

At Kollabio, you'll be envisioning, designing, and building solutions that change the way businesses interact with their customers. While you dedicate your time to making the world a more engaging place, we invest in your growth, success, and happiness, and celebrate our accomplishments together.

Learn about the---, our offerings, our product development, and our brand.

Our Benefits

Collaborative, transparent culture and flexible schedules

Performance-based Bonus, spot bonuses and other incentive plans

Health insurance coverage from day one

Medical, Dental and Vision plans (with majority company contribution)

Health Savings Account (HSA) plan (with company contribution)

Employee options for long and short-term disability plans

Ability to participate in 401(k) program

Employee Professional Development and Education Assistance (Funds to go toward tuition or job-related certifications)

Ability to participate in an innovation and project-based incentive bonus pool (in addition to performance-based bonus)

About Us

Kollabio is a Virginia based 8(a) and HUBZone certified small business that provides digital transformation solutions and services to the Federal Government and commercial organizations. Founded with a vision of becoming a new breed of consulting partner, we offer full-stack digital expertise, products, and solutions to help organizations envision, design, and create technology driven digital experiences for their users. We leverage our unique Agile approach and Continuous Delivery model to help traditional organizations transform themselves into agile, human-centered, data driven and software-powered organizations. Our solutions include Digital Strategy and Transformation, Experience Design, Cloud, Agile, DevOps, and Intelligent Automation.

Kollabio, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and as such does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee based on race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws. Kollabio participates in the E-Verify program.

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Keywords: Kollabio, Leesburg , PHP Frontend Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Leesburg, Virginia

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