10+ years previous experience as a professional software developer 10+ years of PHP/LAMP development 10+ years MySQL database skills / query optimization Strong concept + Experience of OOPS (Object Oriented Programming) in PHP. Comfortable with Linux and Open source platform Technologies Familiarity with MVC Framework. (Zend Framework 2 preferred) Familiarity with UI Framework. (Ext JS Preferred). Familiarity with Unit testing concepts (PHP unit preferred) Strong technical design, requirements, and use case development Experience with version control (SVN preferred) Experience with tuning deployed applications for scalability and performance.