How to Apply

Email with the subject line "Senior PHP Developer" and your attached PDF résumé.


You will be a member of a high performing team with responsibility for end-to-end development of our web and application servers and supporting infrastructure. The ideal candidate will be an exceptional software developer with broad experience implementing multi-tenant web-based solutions that are elegant, secure, performant, and standards-compliant. Strong communication skills, attention to detail, a customer-focussed mentality, and the ability to meet deadlines are critical to this role.


  • Reviewing and assimilating written requirements as provided by product management and technical managers.
  • Designing and developing web-based solutions to satisfy technical and business requirements related to digital identity.
  • Writing structured, well-organized, and reusable code.
  • Writing technical documentation suitable for internal and external consumption.
  • Interfacing with Bluink technology partners as required.
  • Participating in software project planning and coordination. Defining and coordinating the technical tasks required for development.
  • Tracking the progress of tasks and updating the status using project tracking tools.
  • Escalating technical issues to product and technical managers when necessary.
  • Providing technical direction to and mentoring more junior developers.

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
  • Must have no less than 7+ years of software development experience.
  • Experience with web application development and integration, and software development platforms and solutions (including PHP, JavaScript, Python) in Linux environments.
  • Experience with front-end web development (HTML5 / CSS / JavaScript / Responsive Design).
  • Experience designing and developing software for scalable, distributed systems.
  • Working knowledge of Linux, web development platforms, and related technologies.
  • Knowledge and expertise in federation and web authentication protocols such as OpenID Connect, SAML, and JWT.
  • Understanding of DNS, TCP, Firewalls, Proxy Servers, DMZ, Load Balancing, VPN, VPC.
  • Ability to read and understand industry standards related to digital identity, privacy, security, authentication, and authorization.
  • Experience with git, version control and deployment environments.
  • Experience with Agile delivery and development methodologies.
  • Experience with web security and best practices.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).

Location: Ottawa, Ontario

Note: Our team is currently working remotely. However, remote candidates must be willing to relocate to Ottawa.


  • Energetic start-up environment (felt even with team currently working remotely).
  • Challenging assignments/projects.
  • Complimentary access to applicable Udemy online learning courses.
  • MacBook or PC laptop access.