Intermediate Web Applications Developer - PHP DevOps

at Advisor Websites in Vancouver


Advisor Websites, a software company recognized as one of the top 5 best workplaces in BC, is looking for a talented and self-motivated intermediate developer to join our growing product development team working on our Drupal 8-based content management system. You will have the opportunity to work on maintaining our CI/CD workflow and mentoring a team of developers solving challenging problems which will directly improve our client experience. If you enjoy growing your technical skills, driving growth in a startup-style environment, and working in a culture that loves creativity, experimentation, and innovation, then this is will be a great place for you!


  • Follow sound engineering principles to find practical solutions to problems assigned
  • Provide scripts and documentation for maintaining secure and up-to-date template-driven infrastructure on AWS
  • Evaluate and implement tuning optimizations for the stability and speed of our applications
  • Provide excellent code in PHP using standardized development frameworks, procedures and processes
  • Work with other team members to specify, update, and prioritize software system requirements according to business objectives
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time and according to spec
  • Help and mentor other team members for the execution of new software features and improvements
  • Recognize opportunities to benefit us by eliminating inefficiencies in our systems & processes

Additional details
This is a full-time position in our Coal Harbour office, or remote. If remote, you must be available during 9am to 1pm PST weekdays.
Read more about Advisor Websites and what it is like to work with us:


  • 3+ years of PHP development experience working on high-traffic web applications
  • 3-5 years of professional development experience
  • Experience with Drupal
  • Exceptional communication, presentation, and organization skills
  • Self-reliant learner and creative problem-solver
  • Able to write consistent, clean, concise, and well documented code
  • Experience with managing code-driven infrastructure for high-traffic web applications (using Terraform or similar tool)
  • Experience with maintaining continuous deployment workflows for PHP applications (using Jenkins or similar tool)
  • Understands common Linux system tools’ configuration (systemd, firewalld, etc)
  • Understands common web application security attacks and how to prevent them (SQL injection, XSS, etc)
  • Strong understanding of relational databases (preferrably MySQL)
  • Experience working with distributed version control systems (git)
  • Experience with Project Management tools (Jira, Basecamp, Trello, etc)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering or Computer Science


The Perks:

  • Opportunity to be a part of a Top 5 Company to work for in Vancouver as voted 2 years in a row by BC Business
  • Profit-sharing plan
  • Enrolment in Advisor Websites’ Bucketlist Program = 1 day off and $$ to spend every year to knock items off your BucketList
  • In additional to vacation days, you get 4 wellness days per year to use when you just need a break
  • In-office massage chair
  • Free beer on tap every Wednesday and Friday
  • Company snacks and coffee
  • Weekly activity groups
  • More after-hours foosball games than you can handle

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Published at 29 Sep 2016
Expires on 29 Mar 2017
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