Senior Software Engineer

at Halo Informatics
Location Lahore, Pakistan
Date Posted July 24, 2020
Category Software & Web Development
Job Type Full-time
Qualifications BS
Career Level Mid Level
Experience 4-5 Years
Gender Not Applicable
Base Salary -- Not Mentioned --
Currency PKR
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Role Summary:


The ideal candidate is a team player who will be responsible for working with company data in various business areas. Specific responsibilities include reporting metrics, analyzing methodologies, suggesting operation improvements, and building proposal evaluations in a cross-functional environment.

Primary Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Develop APIs and applications for both internal use by the company and external use by clients
  • Maintain and extend our existing PHP based web applications.
  • Gather user requirements, create scope of work documents, design prototypes, and maintain documentation.
  • Responsible for project life cycle, analysis, design, development, implementation, support, and enhancement.
  • Design and maintain coding standards to enhance app development processes.
  • Ensure cross-platform optimization for mobile devices.
  • Ensure the responsiveness of applications.
  • Must have the ability to see through a project from conception to the finished product.
  • Stay well-informed of developments in the software development industry.
  • Write technical and developer documentation for new and existing applications.
  • Coordinate technical support for customers and personnel for all custom applications.
  • Proactively monitor web servers and applications for upgrade and improvement.
  • Provide Sales Engineering support when needed.
  • Ensure reported issues are resolved in a timely fashion and documented properly.
  • Assist with quality assurance and testing procedures.
  • Mentor junior team members and help with code reviews.
  • Provide technical leadership for solving complex programming tasks.

Secondary Responsibilities of the Role:

·        Any other duties/tasks assigned by the management.

Technical Skills and Knowledge Required for the Role:


  • 3+ Years of experience working with major front-end JavaScript libraries such as React, Node and Angular.
  • 3+ Years of experience working with major PHP frameworks, Laravel 5/6 preferred.
  • 3+ Years of experience working with CSS frameworks, Bootstrap 3/4 preferred.
  • 3+ Years of MSSQL and MySQL Database design and management experience.
  • Experience building factories/facades/libraries using abstract classes, interfaces, and traits.
  • Experience writing automated tests using PHP Unit and/or Laravel Dusk.
  • Solid working knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) and MVC.
  • Ability to craft clean and responsive front-end interfaces that provide great user experience.
  • Ability to write tests and technical documentation for applications.
  • Experience developing and consuming Restful APIs.
  • Experience with PHP Composer.
  • Understanding of various data formats such as XML, JSON, YAML, and CSV.
  • Outstanding debugging skills.
  • Must have the ability to learn new languages and frameworks in a short period of time.
  • Understanding of general programming best practices.
  • Strong knowledge of user authentication and authorization between multiple systems.
  • Proficient understanding of source control and code versioning tools (git and Bitbucket preferred).
  • Familiarity with performance and scalability issues and solutions.
  • Experience writing Functional and/or User Acceptance Tests.
  • Experience with Agile and Waterfall project methodologies.
  • Experience with setting up and configuring web servers (Apache, IIS and others).
  • Experience working with Microsoft Windows desktop and server Operating Systems.
  • Knowledge of application security best practices and secure application architecture methodologies.