PHP Application Developer

Fareway is actively hiring for a PHP Application Developer to join our corporate information technology team! This position will be based out of our corporate office in Johnston, Iowa.


As a key member of our development team, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the growth and success of our company while expanding your own skills and expertise. In this role, you will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining our PHP-based applications, ensuring their high performance and scalability. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to deliver innovative solutions that meet the needs of our business partners. As a PHP Application Developer at Fareway, you will have the support and resources needed to excel in your role. We offer a collaborative work environment where your ideas are valued and encouraged. If you are a skilled PHP developer looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity, apply now and join our dynamic team at Fareway.


  • Develop and maintain PHP-based web applications using industry best practices.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather requirements and deliver high-quality solutions.
  • Write clean, maintainable, and efficient code.
  • Contribute to the overall software architecture and design.
  • Optimize application performance and scalability through efficient coding and database design.
  • Stay updated with the latest trends and technologies in PHP development and apply them to improve our systems.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve production issues in a timely manner to minimize downtime.
  • Participate in Agile development processes, including sprint planning, daily stand-ups, and retrospectives.
  • Mentor junior developers, providing guidance and support for their professional growth.


  • Strong proficiency in PHP programming language and its frameworks, such as Laravel or Symfony.
  • Extensive experience developing RESTful APIs and integrating third-party services.
  • Knowledge of front-end technologies like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Experience working with databases, including MySQL and PostgreSQL, and optimizing data retrieval.
  • Expertise with version control systems like Git.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and an ability to debug complex issues in a timely manner.
  • Familiarity with Agile development methodologies and the ability to work in an Agile environment.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • You are a clear communicator with the ability to explain, argue, and convince a wide cross-section of stakeholders about your ideas.

*Equal Opportunity Employer

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