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PHP Architect

Web Development | New London, CT | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

JobTarget is a game-changing technology firm that operates in the recruitment advertising space. We use technology to help companies market their job openings to specific audiences of talent. For the past 4 years we have been named to the Connecticut Technology Council’s Tech Top 40 list. JobTarget has grown by more than 600% since 2007.

We are looking for an experienced PHP Architect to play an integral role in helping us build the world's largest network of job websites.


  • Serve as technical lead on projects involving web application design, development, deployment, & training
  • Interface with other team members (including business system analysts) to gather requirements and prioritize various projects
  • Research new technological solutions
  • Plan, manage, and implement future enhancements
  • Contribute to performance tuning and optimization of application code
  • Ensure that applications meet business requirements
  • Understand system performance associated with the introduction of new technologies


  • 11-12 years total experience
  • 3-5 years experience in developing architecture for n-tier systems comprising of Web Services, queuing infrastructure using LAMP stack in an eCommerce environment
  • 3+ years experience in design documentation, analyzing, defining and documentation processes for application interfaces with internal and external systems
  • 7+ years experience developing enterprise, data driven solutions PHP using (ZEND framework experience a plus):, XML, AJAX, Web Services, ActiveMQ, development with Eclipse or other open source IDE, SVN , Microsoft SQL server 2005 and higher
  • Strong analysis, design and development and testing skills required; usage of best practices in PHP development and architectural design patterns
  • Experience mentoring mid-level developers
  • BS degree in computer sciences, information systems, related field or comparable experience
  • Self-motivated, thorough, articulate, detail oriented, creative, personable, and team player


We feel we have a good opportunity to build out a world-class recruitment advertising service and would like to bring on talented people to help work towards that goal. JobTarget employees are versatile, motivated and enjoy working in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment that is designed to foster collaboration and creativity.

JobTarget is an Equal Opportunity Employer.