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Senior Web Developer, PHP

Direct | San Francisco, CA

Job Description

SolutionSet, is looking for experienced and innovative senior PHP developers. SolutionSet is dedicated to delivering enterprise level, high-quality, professional web applications. We appreciate individuals who experiment with new technologies on personal projects. Our ideal candidate should have a keen interest in coding practices as well as experience with OOP frameworks such as symfony, CakePHP, Zend Framework or SilverStripe. It is important that you have a good working knowledge of concepts like Active Record and other design patterns, OOP, AJAX and ORMs.


  • are detail-oriented, professional, and self-directed
  • communicate professionally both verbally and in writing
  • work well independently and as a team leader
  • possess a strong sense of design
  • are able to set priorities and solve problems efficiently


  • Ground-up PHP development from functional or design requirements
  • Architecture of application platforms and database platforms based on varying business requirements
  • Deployment and codebase repository management
  • Testing applications and triaging application errors
  • Authoring technical documentation and functional specifications
  • Working with visual designers and other developers to design complex user interfaces and data interactions
  • Establishing business relationships with external vendors and clients


  • This position requires that you have expert understanding and experience with:
  • 5+ years of PHP5 development
  • MySQL database design
  • XML
  • Web-services and API architectures
  • SVN, codebase repository management, and deployment strategies.
  • Proxies/CDNs, Memcached, APC, and other modern caching technologies
  • Application design
  • Technical documentation
  • Basic Linux commands
  • Agile project management
  • This position requires that you also have a working knowledge with
  • JavaScript and/or jQuery development
  • HTML 4

Please have good examples of your previous work to show while explaining the details involved in their production. Send resume in Text-only or PDF and URLs of work you have done via our online application at



About SolutionSet

With offices in six cities across the US, we drive the convergence of brand and technology which allows us to view each client challenge with a bigger picture in mind and offer strategic solutions based on that visibility. We have a proven track record of delivering for clients like Stanford University, Texas Energy, Dell, AT&T, Chevron, eBay, TiVo, VeriSign, Autodesk, CA Lottery, Cisco  and LucasFilm. SolutionSet is a Webby Award recipient and was number 23 on the Inc Magazine Top 500 Fastest Growing Companies overall list and number 2 in the IT Services category.

Launched in 2003, SolutionSet ( combines industry-leading technology with user-centered creative to deliver the latest approaches in web development, digital marketing and brand experience. We utilize the latest technology to turn our clients' visions into the most relevant solutions. If you are a Senior Designer and are looking for a unique environment of creativity, collaboration and technology we would like to hear from you