PHP Application Developer (Mid-Level)

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 seventh 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.  

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
  • 4-year college degree in computer science or related field or equivalent experience required
Location and Hours:

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


Competitive salary based on experience ($70-90K), plus generous benefits including paid time off, health plan including medical/dental/vision, life insurance, disability, and retirement plan matching. Employees enjoy a relaxed dress code, a pleasant work environment in our spacious new headquarters, and an entrepreneurial atmosphere that isn’t hindered by corporate red tape.

Harbor Compliance is an equal opportunity employer.

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