San Diego, CA

Company Description

Instant Customer is a privately held company, in its 8th year of business, located in San Diego, CA.  We build products that focus on helping entrepreneurs, small businesses, consultants, authors, speakers, and coaches grow their businesses using our tools and training.

Job Description

NOTE: This job does not require relocation to San Diego.  All qualified US-based applicants will be considered.

As a PHP Application Developer, you will be responsible for planning, estimating, and developing a Zend-based SaaS application.  You will interface with front-end developers to assist in template integration to support UI needs as well as other application developers who may be building complimentary functions.

In addition to production duties, you will be involved in the design process, providing feedback during the design phase as to creative uses of technology, known framework or server issues or incompatibilities, alternate technologies or approaches to technical hurdles, and other input that effects implementation of design.  The qualified applicant must be able to provide accurate work estimates, and be both efficient and consistent in quality and timely delivery.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent academic training is desired but not required if the candidate can demonstrate real world experience and success
  • Senior level PHP Developer with experience utilizing MVC frameworks, preferably the Zend Framework
  • At least 2 years developing MVC-based web applications
  • Experience in creating and working with web services (SOAP, XML-RPC, REST, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge and experience with AJAX, HTML, CSS and JavaScript frameworks (jQuery preferred)
  • Knowledge of LAMP, with some experience using AWS a plus
  • Experience with unit testing and test driven development an advantage
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Must be fluent in English
  • Experience using source control (SVN/git)
  • General understanding of project management principles. (Agile, Iterative, Waterfall)
  • Self-starter, comfortable working in a small team environment
  • Experience with Zend Studio an advantage

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.