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PHP Application Developer (Mid-Level)

48-50 W. Chestnut St., Ste 301 Lancaster, PA 17603

Position Overview

Founded by a team of government licensing specialists and technology trailblazers, Harbor Compliance is a leading provider of compliance solutions for businesses and nonprofits at every stage of development. We manage all types of federal, state, and local government filings including entity formations, tax registrations, secretary of state filings, general business licenses and permits, and professional licenses. From establishing new startups to helping global brands manage their business licenses nationwide, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people who can deliver an exceptional client experience. Our leaders genuinely want employees and clients to feel not just content, but ridiculously happy. In our sixth year in business and with over 10K customers, we are experiencing exponential growth and are seeking top performers who share our values of autonomy, transparency, and excellence.

Due to growth, we are looking to add a mid-level PHP Application Developer.  In this position, the bulk of your work will be new design and development. You’ll enjoy autonomy and collaborating in a lean, high-performing IT team.

You’ll be working on industry-leading technology in the compliance industry. The application is custom-built on the CakePHP framework in order to accommodate the business logic complexities of licensing compliance.  Experience with MVC or OOP is a prerequisite for this position; our team is dedicated to well-structured code.  

Position Details

Qualifications and Skills

  • 3+ years experience in PHP
  • 2+ years experience with a Web framework (we use CakePHP) or OOP
  • Familiarity with the LEMP stack
  • Effectively multitask and prioritize
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail


Location and Hours:

This is a full-time position at our Lancaster, PA office.



Competitive salary based on experience ($65-$85K), plus generous benefits including paid time off, health plan including medical/dental/vision, and retirement plan matching. Employees enjoy a relaxed dress code, free garage parking, and an entrepreneurial atmosphere that isn’t hindered by corporate red tape.

2017-1-30 Harbor Compliance Full-time
Harbor Compliance is an equal opportunity employer.

How to Apply

Please email resume, cover letter, and code samples to We will route your interest to the appropriate team.

Providing Code Samples

Provide code samples that would be most relevant to this position.

  • Any format is fine: link to a repository or a zip file

  • PHP is preferred, but any language is fine.

  • Please describe the code sample. If the sample includes code that other people wrote, please explain which portion you worked on.  In large code samples, directing my attention to your best code is very helpful.

  • If you need to sample code from a proprietary project, please appropriately redact the code: rename classes, functions, and variables; edit or remove comments; etc.

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