PHP Software Developer

Heritage Christian Online School (HCOS) is a K-12 Distributed Learning (DL) school, providing fully-accredited, Christian education to students in BC. As one of Western Canada’s largest online schools, we connect teachers with families and students to provide guidance and support via individualized, online and face-to-face options.

We have a full-time opening for a PHP Software Developer to join our IT Department to work collaboratively on new or existing web applications written in PHP & MySQL and other modern programming languages.

As the PHP Software Developer, your job will include:

  • Writing secure object-oriented PHP 7 code
  • Writing optimized SQL and designing efficient database structures
  • Developing specifications for web-based applications
  • Correctly commenting, documenting, and testing written code
  • Working on other exciting projects as they arise

We are looking for someone with:

  • A minimum of 4+ years of experience
  • An in-depth technical knowledge of systems
  • Good technical writing skills with a proficiency in English
  • Experience working with Git
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team
  • Ability to diagnose and solve problems
  • Ability to research and learn new skills independently as new challenges arise
  • Strong self-motivation to meet and work within tight deadlines
  • A strong attention to detail
  • A desire to work in a fast-paced environment and able to multitask

What we offer:

  • A fun collaborative environment
  • Competitive salary
  • 3 weeks annual vacation
  • Comprehensive benefit package including, Life, Dep. Life, LTD, Extended Health, Dental, Health Spending Account (HSA), Travel Insurance and Employee and Family Assistance Plan
  • The opportunity to work in our Kelowna office or remotely from home

If this position interests you, we’d love to hear from you. Please upload your resume and cover letter to