Senior Developer

Moonfarmer Production

20 Nov 2019




Full Time


5 years

Moonfarmer is looking for a Senior Developer with experience in PHP. The ideal candidate is expected to be a tech-savvy professional with an in-depth understanding of the tools and technologies required for the project work. Additionally the role requires leading project launches and updates to existing published projects. 


  • To scope project requirements and estimate time for specific tasks.
  • To accurately track time against appropriate project tickets.
  • To ensure project managers are aware of progress and blockers.
  • To collaborate with colleagues.
  • Document production work both in code comments and through company documentation databases.
  • Command of at least three technologies required for Moonfarmer’s typical projects.
  • Handle or direct maintenance for legacy projects when appropriate
  • To seek opportunities for improvement and suggest new process to support business objectivesd

Skill Requirements

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • At least 5 years experience developing for back end focused web development.
  • Experience developing for content management systems (primarily WordPress) is a plus.
  • Experience with Symfony and / or Laravel (PHP) frameworks
  • Experience with WordPress APIs, including the WP REST API, writing plugins and themes.
  • Intermediate or expert skills in PHP
  • Intermediate or expert skills in JavaScript/jQuery, React.js, WordPress,
  • Basic or intermediate experience in HTML, CSS and Frontend Development
  • Understanding of SEO and Google Analytics.
  • Experience using git and the command line interface.
  • Strong debugging and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to communicate with clients and partners.
  • Mentor engineers and provide code reviews.

Nice to Have

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Services.
  • Experience with Node.js
  • Ansible, Kubernetes
  • Docker, Vagrant and Virtualization Environments
  • Advanced Experience in HTML, CSS and Frontend Development
  • Experience with other standard languages such as Ruby, Python or more exotic languages such as Golang or Rust