Intermediate/Senior Backend PHP Developer

Development · Toronto, Ontario
Department Development
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

The Smooth Commerce platform.

One solution brings everything together.


About Smooth Commerce:

Smooth Commerce is a growth-stage tech business located in the heart of downtown Toronto. We’re inspiring a new world of commerce & engagement by powering branded digital customer experiences, and providing a robust program management portal, order management tablet, and integrated solutions. We empower businesses to enhance consumer value and drive success through digital by increasing transaction volumes, repeat business, and revenue. As the world evolves, digital ordering has moved from being a convenience to an essential part of daily life and Smooth Commerce provides an end-to-end seamless platform that retail businesses and their customers turn to for ordering through to delivery.


About the role:

Smooth Commerce is looking for an Intermediate/Senior PHP Developer to join our Toronto team. As an Intermediate/Senior PHP Developer at Smooth Commerce, you'll report directly to our Backend Team Lead as you build digital products for our clients. You will be responsible for the backend platform that powers all our partner and customer facing apps. 

What will you be doing?


  • Demonstrate PHP development experience in an MVC framework where you will produce APIs that our mobile apps will consume
  • Integrate our platform with various 3rd parties via their APIs.
  • Develop new features and maintain existing features on backend system using PHP and MySQL
  • Maintain and enhance backend infrastructure in AWS
  • Closely follow best practices in software development lifecycle using the agile (Scrum) methodology and industry best practices
  • Troubleshoot, test and maintain the backend code and databases to ensure strong optimization, functionality, and scalability
  • Implement refactors and performance improvements as required
  • Collaborate with the VP of Tech and members of the technical team to assess and implement new system requirements

What are we looking for?


  • Exceptional PHP development skills
  • Demonstrated experience in API development and working with third-party APIs
  • Solid knowledge of MVC-based PHP frameworks such as Symfony or Laravel
  • Strong ability to write complex SQL queries and tune them using MySQL
  • Well-versed in Git for version control and Composer for package management
  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services or other PaaS platforms
  • Experience with DevOps

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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