Intermediate/Senior Full Stack PHP Developer

LoanConnect - Remote (30+ days ago)

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LoanConnect has developed an interface that enables consumers to go online and search for financial services from various Canadian financial institutions. We help connect consumers looking to finance goods or services with financial organizations that offer lending products outside of traditional bank loans or lines of credit.

To execute on our strategy we need developers who know how to identify high quality software and how to create it. Developers who can work independently and shepherd their tasks through to completion. Developers with battle scars and war stories. Developers who’ve been there and done that. A Developer like you.

We are a distributed Remote First development team with office space in London Ontario. We meet virtually and communicate primarily with Google Hangouts and email.

Our Technology

The future of development at LoanConnect will involve reworking our legacy monolithic architecture into an asynchronous microservice design that enables development of new features while improving site scalability and security.

What you will be taking part in and helping to build:

  • Creating and consuming Lender and Credit Bureau APIs and microservices
  • Dashboard UX/UI and other user facing features
  • Peer code reviews
  • Legacy code refactoring
  • Creating self documenting code that follows established coding standards.

Required Skills:

  • You love to code, and stay up to date with new techniques and technologies.
  • 5 years Object Oriented PHP experience.
  • 5 years relational database (MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL, etc) experience including server admin, schema design, query and database optimization.
  • 5 years of frontend development experience. This includes fluency in Javascript, CSS, Scss, Bootstrap, Accessability, SEO, and Asset optimization.
  • Working with Credit Bureau and/or Financial Institution APIs
  • Extensive experience with PHP frameworks like CakePHP, Symfony, Laravel, etc.
  • Understand the MVC architecture and how best to utilize it.
  • Experience using message queues like RabbitMQ

Bonus Skills:

  • Deploying and managing AWS EC2, RDS, Route53, etc.
  • Proficient in other development languages and frameworks (Python, Ruby on Rails, etc).
  • Mobile Application Development.
  • Javascript frameworks like React.js and Angular
  • Linux/Unix system administration and comfortable with the Linux command line.
  • Docker and/or Vagrant fluency.

Join the Team

Our team is small and motivated. That means you’ll play a big part in our success. Your design decisions will last a long time. You will help set our culture. Your work will be the cornerstone upon which we’ll build a better future.

Application deadline: 2020-09-08

Expected start date: 2020-09-08

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $70,000.00-$95,000.00 per year


  • Casual Dress
  • Extended Health Care
  • Paid Time Off
  • Work From Home


  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
You'll be working remotely and staying safe.


  • PHP: 5 years (Required)
  • Relational Database: 5 years (Required)
  • Front End Development: 5 years (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • Yes