Web application developer (Core)

Position summary

We are presently looking to add a web application developer to our team.  The core of this job will be centered around developing backend code for medium to large scale web applications on a LAMP stack, primarily server side code, database design and query creation.

This position requires thorough knowledge of PHP and MySQL databases.  Previous experience with some sort of PHP framework is required (Zend framework, Kohana, Symphony and CodeIgniter are examples of such frameworks), however, extensive knowledge of an open source application may apply.

As a core developer at silenceIT, you will be working in a team of three developers under a team lead to develop medium size stand-alone web applications in various fields such as ecommerce and/or business solutions.  You will also work on extending presently developed system as well as extending open source solutions to meet customer needs.

Positions requirements

  • Thorough knowledge of PHP
  • Previous experience with PHP frameworks
  • Thorough knowledge of MySQL, database schemas and query design
  • Solid understanding of AJAX
  • Intermediate Javascript skills
  • Basic HTML/CSS skills
  • MVC knowledge


  • Linux administration
  • Javascript library knowledge (jQuery, Mootools, EXT JS, etc…)
  • Web-services experience (SOAP, REST)
  • Previous experience working on ecommerce solutions
  • Magento, osCommerce experience
  • WordPress experience

How to apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to careers@silenceit.ca.  The cover letter should address how your previous experience and/or knowledge meets the requirements outlined in the position summary and explain why you are a good fit for silenceIT.

Applicants who do not provide a cover letter will not be evaluated.