Senior Software Engineer PHP

Website InVita Healthcare Technologies

Job Title: Senior Software Engineer
Department: R&D- Blood Management
Reporting to: Software Engineering Manager

Location: Baltimore, MD (Not Remote: In-Office at least 2-days per week)

Hours of work: Typical hours of work are from 8:30 AM until 5:00 PM EST Monday through Friday. Additional hours may be necessary as needed. This position is exempt from overtime.

Compensation: $110,000- $130,000 annually

Who we are:
InVita develops specialized medical software for regulated industries that support the advancement of public health and safety. We are the acknowledged leader in the markets we serve. Our subject matter expertise is unmatched in the industry and our products are used by public health and medical professionals across the globe. We have employees spanning across the US and two main offices (Baltimore & Los Angeles).

As an Applications Developer, you will play a pivotal role in transforming our software products by leveraging your expertise in PHP. You’ll collaborate with our team to modernize legacy code, develop APIs, and solve customer problems. If you’re passionate about crafting clean code, leading knowledge-sharing initiatives, and driving impactful change, we want you on our team.

If you thrive in solving complex problems, enjoy diving deep into codebases, and are adept at navigating modern development environments, you’re the ideal candidate for this role. We’re seeking individuals who are driven by innovation, comfortable in a collaborative environment, and eager to make a meaningful impact.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop and maintain web applications using PHP and MySQL, hosted in AWS
  • Interpret and modernize legacy code to align with current best practices and standards.
  • Design, develop, and maintain APIs to support mobile applications and integrations.
  • Test efficiency of applications and modify, as needed.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure adherence to quality and security guidelines.
  • Lead efforts in writing clean documentation and facilitating knowledge sharing among team members.
  • Full life cycle development processes with an adaptive development methodology
  • Other duties, as necessary.


  • 5+ years of commercial software development experience
  • 5+ years of PHP experience, including PHP8 and Kohana, Laravel, or a similar MVC framework
  • 2+ years of experience with front-end development technologies such as jQuery, Vue, or React.
  • 2+ years of relational database experience. Experience with MySQL/MariaDB is a plus.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Demonstrated expertise in interpreting and modernizing legacy code.
  • Experience with version control systems, such as Git.
  • Skilled in designing and building APIs to support mobile applications and integration requirements.
  • Proficiency in designing and implementing scalable, performant code solutions to efficiently handle large data sets, optimizing application performance and responsiveness.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment while maintaining a proactive and positive attitude.
  • Excellent communication skills with a focus on documentation and knowledge sharing.
  • Familiarity with Agile and Kanban development methodologies.
  • Familiarity with developing and deploying applications in the cloud.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or 4+ years’ experience developing all components of a modern web application stack.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Ability to travel on a flexible schedule if needed. Airplane travel may be necessary.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

InVita provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws

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