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Intermediate, PHP & Laravel Developer - Alacrity Canada

Intermediate, PHP & Laravel Developer - Alacrity Canada

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What we're looking for:

Are you a highly experienced, ambitious developer looking for a challenging role where you can continue to develop your skill set?  We are looking for a motivated PHP / Laravel developer to come join our agile team.

If you are passionate about technology and constantly seeking to learn and improve your skill set, then you are the type of person we are looking for! 

This role reports directly to Alacrity’s CTO and will work closely with Alacrity’s Strategic Initiatives Manager. This position can be remote, with the option to work out of either our Victoria office or our downtown Vancouver office. To learn more about our team, please check out the "About Us" section in this job posting and our website at


Key initiatives include back-end calibration, front-end design updates, and strategic enhancement of the core product. A detailed list of the responsibilities include (but not limited to) the following:

- Discuss project aims with the team. 

- Designing and building web applications using Laravel.

- Troubleshooting issues in the implementation and debugging of builds. 

- Working with a cross-functional team.

- Testing functionality for users and the backend. 

- Interact with SQL databases.

- Ensuring that integrations run smoothly.

- Ensure HTML, CSS, and JavaScript is valid and consistent across applications.

- Scaling projects based on stakeholders’ feedback.

- Maintaining web-based applications.

- Ensure the appropriate security standards have been implemented.


- Minimum 2+ years of professional experience in software development.

- Experience working with PHP, performing unit testing, and managing APIs such as REST.

- A solid understanding of application design using Laravel. 

- Proficient in HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

- Knowledge of database design and querying using SQL.

- Knowledge and experience with MVC architecture.

- Knowledge of Heroku and Git.

- A portfolio of applications and programs to your name. 

- Problem solving skills and critical mindset. 

- Great communication skills.

- The desire and ability to learn. 

- Previous experience in MLS/Real Estate applications is a plus.

What kind of team would you be diving into?

One that’s brisk, cheerful, & community-minded! Alacrity Canada is about business with kindness - we’re West Coast through and through. We’re friendly and eager team players, who support one another. We’re collaborative and thrive on the team’s ideas and interests. At Alacrity Canada, we support and encourage each other to not only do our best inside the office but outside the office as well.

What we offer:

- Flexibility to work remotely

- Extended health and dental benefits; premium 100% covered

- Employee Assistance Program

- Monthly health and wellness stipend

- Monthly mobile phone stipend

- Parental leave top-up

- Support to learn and grow through professional development opportunities

- Collaborative office environments in Vancouver and Victoria, BC.

A message about Alacrity Canada for a future team-mate:

“I love working for Alacrity because it's a dynamic and fast-moving organization that is continuously exploring new opportunities and sectors. Alacrity balances its status as a non-profit with its commitment to supporting and sparking business in B.C. Alacrity is international, it is entrepreneurial, and it is collaborative by nature.” - Sofie Campbell - Partnerships and Engagement Manager

“I took a non-traditional path to office work, and initially I didn’t believe I would ever ‘fit in’ in an office environment. Self-described as a living exclamation point, a traditional office felt stifling. I remember walking into the Alacrity Canada offices for my job interview and immediately knowing: this was where I was going to work, this was where I fit in. In the years since, the support and care shown to me by the rest of the Alacrity Canada team has allowed me to grow and thrive in my role as Office Manager." - Chrystal Boyd, Office Manager

Our Own Standards

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.   We believe different perspectives make Alacrity Canada a better organization. We're committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment where our team members feel that they belong. We are actively educating ourselves to create this environment.

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Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Location : Remote

Experience Level : Intermediate Level

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