PHP Developer

Inwit Solutions

Company Description

Inwit is Canada’s first Zero Waste Takeout Ordering Platform. It is an innovative solution to single-use waste. A marketplace that encompasses a reusable container borrowing system, rewards system, and a food ordering platform, all tracked by NFC technology. We were selected as finalists in the Circular City Challenge, placing us in the top 15 solutions for creating solutions for low-carbon cities. ‍

We want to live in a world, where dynamic and conscious humanity is living and working in harmony with nature. We are on a mission to accelerate the transition toward reusable packaging while inspiring conscious consumerism. We are passionate about shaping a sustainable and conscious future together.

Job Description

Waste in your takeout is a problem? Are you uncomfortable with the throwaway status quo? Do you believe that climate change is the biggest threat to humanity? Do you want to use your skills to inspire people to tackle climate change and embrace conscious living?

Inwit is more than an internship – it’s a calling! We inspire and empower people to take climate action by enjoying their takeout waste-free. We are Canada’s first zero-waste takeout app! We work with local restaurants and food retailers to offer their delicious food in reusable packaging to our local community in Toronto. 

We are looking for a PHP Web Developer responsible for managing back-end and front-end services and the interchange of data between the server and the users. Your primary focus will be the development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your co-workers into the application. Therefore, a basic understanding of front-end technologies is necessary as well.


  • Work closely with the IT team in completing projects
  • Troubleshoot and fix any issues relating to PHP programs
  • Ensure smooth operations of web processes and infrastructure
  • Create scripts to facilitate client systems to meet performance and objectives
  • Test and develop software for client applications
  • Create documentation for code and software created
  • Utilize source debuggers and write or modify client software
  • Produce results effectively and within the deadlines set

  • Proven experience as a PHP developer in a competitive environment
  • Strong knowledge of PHP coding and web-based applications
  • Good understanding of website integration and software creation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to follow clear instructions according to client demands
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Creative ability to produce effective solutions to client problems
  • Good team player that is enthusiastic about delivering results
  • Able to work seated in front of a computer screen for long hours at a time
  • Experience working in an agile environment, participating in stand up meetings, and documenting your work

Additional Information

Wage: $1,400 Honorarium paid every 2 months ($17.50 per hour)

Number of Hours: 10 hours per week

Length: 2-6 months

Safety Commitment: Safety is a way of life at Inwit. By placing safety first, we ensure the well-being of our employees, customers, and communities. Together we can become the leading circular economy marketplace by 2050.

Environmental Commitment: Inwit is committed to protecting the environment by minimizing the impact of operations on our people and the communities in which we operate.

EEO Statement: We are a diverse team, we are building a space where everyone feels comfortable and proud of being different. We believe that diversity is our biggest strength! We are proud that our CEO is a woman of colour, and that we have team members part of the LGTBQ+ community, immigrants, and POC. We are looking for more diversity!

Disclaimer and Closing Statement: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to the job. 

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