PHP Web Developer

Ronkonkoma, NY


Canal Alarm is seeking a full-time PHP Developer to join our development team in Ronkonkoma, NY. This individual will work with the Canal team on new e-commerce projects, from initial business development and discovery phases through implementation and deployment of the completed project.


  • Work with the Canal team on new e-commerce projects, from initial business development and discovery phases through implementation and deployment of the completed project.
  • Install and configure the Magento e-commerce platform.
  • Create custom e-commerce modules or other new functionality using object-oriented PHP and the Magento APIs.
  • Configure and maintain Linux/Nginx web servers optimized for Magento.
  • Work with Canal’s designers to implement custom skins and templates for the front-end.
  • Understand and effectively communicate e-commerce features and limitations with regard to design and development decisions on new projects.
  • Help manage the design and development process, drive decisions, and coordinate efforts with colleagues.


  • Significant PHP experience, including experience building object-oriented websites in PHP5
  • Familiarity with the Model-View-Controller (MVC) architectural pattern, and previous experience developing web applications using this pattern or on existing MVC frameworks
  • Solid experience interacting with MySQL database systems through abstraction layer (in addition to the ability to write raw SQL queries)
  • Solid experience using PHP to create and consume web services (SOAP, XML-RPC) and/or other experience implementing data integrations within the platform
  • Experience using Linux to maintain and configure Apache/MySQL web servers. Additional Linux command line skills also a plus
  • Strong people and project management skills. Must be able to function as a project leader as well as an individual contributor
  • A keen interest in emerging technologies and how they might impact future design decisions and strategic directions

Nice-To-Have Skills:


For over 40 years, Canal Alarm has been designing, selling, and supporting end-to-end physical security solutions. We’re a client-driven culture, looking for resourceful, motivated, and talented individuals to help us exceed our client’s expectations at every turn. We offer a challenging and rewarding environment where you’ll have the opportunity to work with cutting edge technology, collaborate with some of the brightest people in the industry, and share in our mutual success.

Thank you for your interest in the Online Store Web Publisher position at Canal Alarm Devices, Inc. We look forward to speaking with you.

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At Canal Alarm Devices, we recognize that our employees are our most precious asset, and we have created a portfolio of benefits that we feel mirrors this appreciation. We understand that it is our responsibility to help you find the peace of mind and fitness of body necessary to be happy and productive both in and out of work, and we offer many products and services to help maintain a healthy lifestyle. As proponents of preventative healthcare and wellness programs, our dedicated benefits team is constantly on the lookout for creative benefits which can improve quality of life as our employees continue to help our company maintain its explosive growth. The list below includes some of the benefits that we currently offer to our eligible employees, with more to come:

Health Insurance

We offer a health insurance plan that is custom tailored to our employees’ unique needs. We offer multiple levels of coverage, as well as a personalized web site and dedicated toll-free telephone number for easy access to health insurance representatives.

Paid Vacation & Sick Days

We offer a generous vacation and sick day accrual plan which allows you take care of yourself and your personal needs.

Supplier Discounts

As one of the world’s largest security equipment resellers, we have the leverage to aggressively negotiate employee discounts straight from our suppliers. We have an extensive list of discounts and rebates available to our employees from some of the world’s largest manufacturers.

Employee Discounts

With over 170,000 products in stock, something is bound to catch your eye. All of the items in our massive inventory are available to employees at or near cost, and with live operators and subsidized shipping.


We encourage all of our employees to plan for the future by taking advantage of our 401(k) plan. The plan allows you to set aside pre-tax dollars for your retirement.

Beyond the Basics

Modern kitchen amenities, fitness room, free Wi-Fi, company outings, conferences, casual dress, etc. 


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