Software Engineer - PHP Developer



Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2024

“Be part of a company that is influential and the standard for a rapidly evolving industry!”


RealTime Software Solutions (RTSS) is a Global Leader and rapidly growing SaaS technology company that provides comprehensive Software Solutions to the clinical research industry.

Our Vision is to reshape the global clinical research industry with innovative solutions that help advance medicine and save lives. Our cloud-based solutions are dedicated to solving complex problems and simplifying clinical research processes to be more organized, efficient, and cost-effective. We are based out of San Antonio, TX but are truly a remote and telecommuting company.


In this position, you will play a role in executing our ongoing SaaS software development activities, driving quality and velocity, and delighting our clients by building world-class software.

The successful candidate will have software development skills and be able to take a lead role within a software development team. In addition, we are looking for a proven ability to execute software projects and someone excited to take on new, ambitious initiatives that will be industry-defining.


  • Deliver robust and scalable solutions, incorporating new technologies as appropriate.
  • Use Agile/Scrum/Kanban methodologies for all aspects of the software development lifecycle and ensure successful and timely delivery.
  • Design, Develop, and deliver large-scale SaaS software applications, including integration, APIs, and common libraries.
  • Collaborate with many teams such as Product, QA, DevOps, and customer-facing teams to deliver robust, secure, reliable, scalable software that is cloud-based solutions that drive powerful experiences.
  • Accelerate the engineering team in adopting software engineering standards, good source code management practices, and better documentation.
  • Participate in pairing and code reviews for both front and back-end SaaS and mobile applications and provide helpful and meaningful feedback.
  • Accelerate the engineering team in adopting static and dynamic code analysis (SAST/DAST) and software composition analysis (SCA).
  • Help deliver cloud services/platforms, APIs, microservices architecture, scalability, performance, data storage, serverless computing, etc.
  • Continuously improve and optimize the application’s lifecycle, architecture, and tech stack over time and minimize technical debt.
  • Work with the DevOps team to improve the process and CI/CD to provide well-written, well-tested builds.
  • Solve complex performance problems and architectural challenges.
  • Evaluate and recommend tools, technologies, and processes to ensure high-quality deliverables.
  • Participates in review board sessions to drive quality and consistency.
  • Drive scope definition, requirements analysis, functional and technical design, product configuration, and production deployment.
  • Ensure delivered solutions meet/perform to technical and functional/non-functional requirements.
  • Help provide technical expertise in diagnosis and resolution, including determination and providing workaround solutions or escalation to service owners.
  • Act as a technical escalation point for the Near-shore and off-shore engineers’ teams.
  • Cultivate a positive company culture that values cross-team collaboration, trust, and leading by example.


  • A bachelor’s degree in software engineering or an equivalent combination of technical education and work experience.
  • 5+ years of Software Development experience and a solid understanding, including design patterns, data structures, test-driven development, backend systems, infrastructure, databases, and APIs.
  • Advanced SQL proficiency, experience with any RDBMS but specifically MYSQL.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment utilizing the efficiencies of an Agile and Iterate Fast mentality.
  • Exceptional collaboration and communication skills across distributed teams.
  • Experience in clinical research or Healthcare tech is strongly preferred.
  • Must have: PHP, SQL, MySQL, React, React Native, JavaScript, API, Shell Scripting, GitHub, AWS (IaaS, PaaS), Nginx
  • Experience in HIPAA/HITECH/HITRUST/PHI/PII and PCI DSS working environment.


  • Be a self-starter, self-motivated, proactive, and solution-oriented individual who creates methods for delivering solutions & establishes best practices.
  • 3+ years of experience in architecture, design, and development of large-scale, durable, and reliable full-stack SaaS applications and mobile applications in a cloud environment.
  • 5+ years of experience implementing best practices for the entire software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source code control management, building processes, testing, and operations.
  • 5+ years of experience in relational data modeling and SQL/RDBMS.
  • Familiarity with security benchmarks such as OWASP, PCI-DSS, CIS, SOC2, FedRAMP, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of PHP web frameworks and MVC design patterns
  • Nice to have: Terraform, Docker, Kubernetes, OData, Web application security, SAML, OAuth2, OWASP.
  • Comfortable multi-tasking and working as part of a global team, as well as working independently and taking ownership.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information clearly and concisely to various audiences.


  • The company sponsors health insurance, long-term disability, and life policy
  • 15 days of Paid Time Off per calendar year
  • 9 paid Holidays
  • 6 Recharge Days
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Work Anniversary Bonus
  • Participation in the Employee of the Quarter Program
  • Monthly $100 Connectivity Stipend Reimbursement
  • RealTime matches employee 401K contributions at 100% of the first 3% invested and 50% of the next 2% invested.

***Only qualified candidates should apply***

All successful candidates must complete and pass reference and background checks.

The desired salary must be indicated for the application to be considered.

“The pay rate is commensurate with experience and is determined on an individual basis after an interview has occurred.” Thank you for your interest in RealTime Software Solutions.

Equal Opportunity Employer RealTime Software Solutions strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including employment.

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