Straight North is looking for a talented full stack PHP web developer to join the team at our office in Downers Grove, IL. The focus of this full-time position will primarily be developing new web applications from the ground up and assisting with maintenance and changes for all of our current applications. If you enjoy working in an informal, collaborative atmosphere where talent is rewarded, please apply now.


  • Building responsive web applications and APIs from the ground-up, primarily using the Laravel PHP framework
  • Assisting with ongoing maintenance and support for current Laravel and Symfony applications
  • Cloud server management including creation and management of servers, software updates, load balancers, automated backups, cloud storage, etc.
  • Creation and maintenance of deployment scripts for production and staging environments
  • Writing unit and/or functional tests for all work as applicable
  • Performing quality control checks on all web work


  • 5+ years prior experience building web applications from the ground up
  • Strong knowledge of Linux server management
  • Strong knowledge of PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, CSS and HTML
  • Prior experience working with Laravel and Symfony PHP Frameworks
  • Ability to work with Git for version control via standard Git workflow
  • Prior working experience with single page web applications such as Vue or React
  • Experience with code quality tools\linters like phpcs or eslint
  • Strong communication, organization and time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and communicate progress throughout each project
  • Able to work independently as well as collaboratively

Benefits At our conveniently-located office, you will enjoy our entrepreneurial work environment and casual dress code. Our highly competitive benefits package includes a 401(k), paid time off (for vacation, illness and personal time), health insurance, dental insurance, short-term disability and long-term disability.

About Straight North Straight North is an Internet marketing agency with over 60 experts on staff. Our primary office locations are in Downers Grove, IL and Fort Mill, SC. We're successful and growing, with a steady stream of new clients. Our formula is to hire smart people and turn them loose. We'll listen to you, help you, challenge you, and above all give you every opportunity to grow in your profession.

How to apply

Please apply directly through our website: https://www.straightnorth.com/company/careers/full-stack-web-developer/