Jobs at SimpleUpdates

SimpleUpdates is seeking to hire a PHP programmer


Job Description:, Inc. seeks to hire a full time PHP programmer. This position will participate as a team member in developing web applications and enhancing existing applications within the SimpleUpdates CMS, custom web application development and staging servers. Our programmers have minor client interaction. This position will be available in Berrien Springs, Michigan. Previous object-oriented PHP development and familiarity with the full LAMP stack required. API development experience a plus. Ideal candidate is familiar with current web technologies and best practices, and enjoys working independently. Projects vary in size and difficulty.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Development of web applications using object-oriented PHP and MySQL in an MVC framework
  • Maintenance of existing applications
  • Utilizing popular libraries in development
  • Improve and innovate code and processes for the purpose of sharing the good news of Jesus' soon return

Qualifications, Skills & Requirements:

  • 2+ years work experience with PHP 7, MySQL, HTML5, CSS and JavaScript
  • Experienced and proficient in object-oriented design and architecture
  • Unit testing, Propel, Git, jQuery, and Shell experience preferred
  • Possesses mental acuity and the ability to grasp concepts quickly and work out complex problems
  • Values education with the emphasis on practical application and self-learning
  • In touch with current practices and trends
  • Positive attitude, strong work ethic, and an ability to multi-task
  • Effective time management skills and self motivation
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Seeks balance in work, church and home life



We are a close-knit team of designers and developers who create amazing websites and mobile apps.

Benefits of working at include having a mission and purpose to your work, not only a great wage. We do projects that change the world, and have have an eternal focus. Our main office is in beautiful Berrien Springs, Michigan. Since we work with many church clients, experience working with churches or non-profits and their unique needs is an advantage.


To apply for a position, please write us.  When you write, include your résumé and work samples.  We will review them and contact you for a phone interview.

I look forward to talking with you!

Darryl Hosford
269-473-3687 x101

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