PHP / Laravel Developer

US-MI-Sterling Heights
2 weeks ago
# of Openings
Information Systems
Flex-N-Gate Sterling Heights


Flex-N-Gate is a leading manufacturer and supplier of components for the automotive industry, recently ranked 10th of the 150 Top North American Suppliers in “Automotive News.” A growing and vital company, Flex-N-Gate provides a great opportunity for hard-working and skilled individuals.

Scope of the Position

Seeking a full time PHP software developer to help develop and support in-house built applications at Flex-N-Gate. These systems include Program Lifecycle Management System (PLM), an enterprise level software system which is developed in house. Software is written using the Laravel Framework, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, HTML and CSS. Development includes all aspects of the development lifecycle, including design, development, deployment, training and maintenance.


The ideal candidate is creative, and passionate about developing quality software, using good programming practices. Candidates should also have a strong willingness and aptitude to learn the newest web development technologies.


  • Design software to solve problems (database design, PHP class design, etc)
  • Develop and implement software solutions
  • Maintain and support existing software solutions
  • Help develop and deploy solutions to systems architecture problems across the company



Required Skills & Experience

  • Knowledge of the Laravel framework, Eloquent, Blade templating, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of system architecture, data structures and design
  • Object-oriented PHP, JavaScript, CSS3, and HTML, 3+ years of experience
  • SQL, database design & normalization, 3+ years of experience
  • Knowledge of jQuery and AJAX
  • Strong problem solving skills and an attention to detail
  • Work well as a team, with good communication skills
  • Post-secondary education in computer science or many years of experience

Desirable Skills & Experience

  • Bachelors of Science
  • Experience in the automotive industry, engineering, sales or purchasing processes
  • Experience with integration, anything from PHP scripts to enterprise level integration software
  • Experience with master data management
  • Experience mapping business processes using BPMN notation
  • Code debugging skills and problem solving with minimal guidance
  • Version control software experience, preferably
  • Less or SASS
  • Bootstrap or Foundation


• Medical, dental, prescription, vision, life and disability insurance; and a flexible spending account
• 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match
• Extensive safety training, new hire orientation, continuous learning and development programs and tuition reimbursement
• Paid holidays and vacation time

What do our employees have to say?
“It engages you professionally, and provides learning opportunities.”
“Lots of growth opportunity.”
“The company’s young enough to be exciting, but old enough to be stable.”
Not just a job—a great place to work!

Flex-N-Gate is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.


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