Senior Software Engineer

Bethlehem, PA, United States Full-time

Job Description

Orbytel Group is currently seeking a highly talented and motivated individual to join our team as a full-time Senior Software Engineer (full-stack with a PHP focus), to further develop our enterprise cloud-based SaaS offerings.

Who We Are

Orbytel Group is a specialized analytics firm focused on the life sciences industry.

Our mission is to have a positive and meaningful impact on human health.

We are guided by our core values of integrity, clarity, craftsmanship and impact. We strive to bring these values into everything we do. You can expect us to speak honestly, communicate clearly, and create things that will stand the test of time.

Our services and solutions are focused on dramatically improving forecasting and planning capabilities to help bring life-saving therapies to market faster and more efficiently.


Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Contribute to data- and application- architecture discussions

  • Lead application development efforts

  • Interface with quality assurance teams

  • Interface with end-user training and customer support teams

  • Troubleshoot and resolve bugs

  • Contribute to product strategy discussions

Ideal Candidate

  • Individuals with a passion for technology, learning, life sciences, and innovation

  • Individuals with 5 to 7 years of prior experience in SaaS and/or enterprise applications

  • A track record of exceptional achievement and progression

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or related field and/or equivalent work experience


Key qualifications include:

  • Expertise Required: PHP, MVC frameworks, SQL, MySQL

  • Strong Working Knowledge:  AJAX, JavaScript, HTML/HTML5, CSS/CSS3

  • Nice to Have: React JS, Node.js, jQuery

  • Ability to produce well commented, clean code written to specific coding standards

  • Qualified candidates must be resourceful in solving technical problems

  • Strong communication and writing skills


In addition to these qualifications, we also value the following attributes:

  • Exceptional intellectual curiosity

  • An effective, honest, and clear communication style

  • A high degree of interest and capacity to learn new technologies and environments

  • A good sense of humor

  • An excellent work ethic

  • High flexibility and resilience

  • Enjoys working with people


  1. Please submit a resume and cover letter

  2. Selected candidates will be contacted for an initial phone screen

  3. Subsequent steps will include phone and live interviews for potential hires

Additional Information

Orbytel Group is located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes medical/dental/vision and a generous paid time-off policy.