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A Principal Software Engineer for PHP is an associate at Creative Chaos who is mainly responsible for developing server applications of various software platforms including but not limited to writing Restful APIs to be consumed by client applications. A Principal Software Engineer makes sure that the functionality, security, and performance of the server application are as per the design and is completely bug-free. Principal engineers have a responsibility to lead a team of engineers, mentor team members through continuous training and guidance.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Lead a team of software engineers
Mentor team members through training and guidance
Analyze business requirements
Estimate assigned tasks
Write code and unit tests
Collaborate with other team members
Tune your code for enhanced security and performance
Maintain systems by fixing any existing issues
Update issue tracking software
Provide status updates
Communicate with client
Control versions of your code
Research new technologies
Upgrade skills and knowledge
Evaluate candidates for open positions


Minimum Bachelors in Computer Science/Software Engineering or equivalent.
6-8 years of related experience in the professional industry.
Strong knowledge of core PHP, MVC frameworks and Yii.
Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as VueJs, JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3.
Knowledge of object-oriented PHP programming
Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system
Familiarity with limitations of PHP as a platform and its workarounds
Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
Familiarity with SQL/NoSQL databases and their declarative query languages
Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
Good communication skills.
Flexible attitude and versatile personality
Strong presentation skills


Paid Time Off
Work From Home
Health Insurance
Training and Development
Life Insurance

Originally posted on Himalayas

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