PHP Applications Developer


Birkman International, the leader in workplace assessments, is seeking a talented and experienced Applications Developer at its headquarters in Houston, Texas. The ideal candidate should have extensive experience developing single-page web applications on LAMP stacks with knowledge of PHP 5.x, MVC design patterns, basic knowledge of JavaScript, and an understanding of quality assurance workflows. This position will work in a collaborative environment with other developers to design, implement, and maintain internal and external customer experiences across desktop, laptop, tablet, and mobile devices.

Birkman International received Houston’s coveted “Best & Brightest Companies to Work For” from 2014 - 2017 and offers competitive compensation, great benefits, and a culture that rewards achievement while encouraging teamwork, professional growth, and work-life balance. If you are a motivated professional who enjoys a fast-paced, dynamic environment with cross-functional teams, a job at Birkman could be your next great career move. 


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop performant single-page applications using PHP, JavaScript, MySQL and SQL Server.
  • Write quality, well-formed code including unit tests and thorough comments.
  • Work closely with other developers, Product Managers, and QA Analysts to deliver solutions through iterative releases and ensure product designs are being implemented to specifications and with high quality.
  • Quickly and expertly address software bugs.
  • Contribute to estimation and scoping of projects.
  • Suggest improvements in existing code to enhance the user experience for our customers.


Education and Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years software development experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years PHP development experience.
  • B.S. / B.A. in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or other related field desired.



  • Annual salary: Commensurate with experience.
  • Includes participation in Birkman’s full-time employee benefits programs.
  • Participation in Annual Incentive Plan program.


Evaluation Criteria:

Consideration will be given to applicants whose resumes demonstrate the required education and professional experience. Evaluation criteria may include one or more of the following:

  • Personal interviews
  • The Birkman Method® personality assessment
  • Verification of education, professional licenses, and experience

If interested, please send your Cover Letter and Resume to: