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Edvisors.com is hiring for both a - Senior Front End Web Developer & Senior PHP Web Developer

Amy G.
AmyGrogan
Boston, MA
Post #: 55
Edvisors is currently seeking two enthusiastic, technology-oriented developers-
Senior Front End Web Developer
Senior PHP Web Developer


SENIOR FRONT END WEB DEVELOPER ROLE
Edvisors is currently seeking an enthusiastic, technology-oriented Senior Front-End Web Developer with 7-10 years of professional experience to join our development team in Quincy, Massachusetts. Your skills will be leveraged to help improve our network of web properties, and you will be a key contributor with a voice in determining the technical direction of our front-end development efforts.

Responsibilities
  • Transform high-level business requirements into technically sound and highly interactive websites.
  • Be a major contributor on a small but growing web team developing new sites and redesigning and enhancing of our network of existing sites, focusing on best practices in user experience & design, technical excellence & performance, and search engine optimization & analytics.
  • Participate in and improve our full software development life cycle, including requirements gathering, design specifications, coding, testing, deployment, and maintenance.
  • Collaborate directly with and share your expertise with UI team members, product managers, and corporate leadership to help drive successful design, implementation, and maintenance plans.


Minimum Requirements
  • 7-10 years experience in design and technical implementation of customer-facing web sites.
  • Expert knowledge of user interface technologies, including HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, and jQuery.
  • Expert knowledge of cross-platform and cross-browser development & testing.
  • In-depth experience with Photoshop, Illustrator, and solid visual & interaction design skills.
  • Experience coding in PHP or other scripting languages such as Perl and Python.
  • Experience working within MVC frameworks such as Kohana, CodeIgniter, or Symfony.
  • Experience designing and developing mobile-friendly websites supporting multiple form factors, available bandwidth, and display pixel densities.
  • Experience with SVN, GIT or other version control systems.
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communications skills.


Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with website performance tuning, analytics, social network integration, and search engine optimization.
  • Administrative knowledge of phpBB and WordPress.
  • Basic familiarity with Mac OS X and Unix shell commands.
  • Familiarity with the student finance industry.
  • Bachelors' degree in a technical or design discipline or equivalent.


Benefits
  • Entrepreneurial, fun, friendly, team-oriented, and collaborative office environment.
  • Competitive base salary with discretionary bonus, 401(k) and Employee Stock Ownership Plan.
  • Full medical benefits, disability coverage, flexible spending account.
  • Free garage parking, transportation reimbursement, and MBTA-accessible (Quincy Center, directly on the Red Line).
  • Opportunity to work in a successful, employee-owned company geared towards helping students realize their college dreams.

For more information: http://www.edvisors.com/jobs/sr-front-end-web-developer.php­




SENIOR PHP WEB DEVELOPER ROLE
We are currently seeking a Senior PHP Web Developer to work full time in our Quincy, MA office.
This person will work closely with other developers and marketing personnel to build interactive web-based applications. The ideal candidate has extensive experience building and maintaining complex web applications as well as managing internal projects from start to finish.

Responsibilities
  • Transform high-level business requirements into functional code. Educate top management on pros and cons of various implementation options
  • Build and support complex customer-facing and back-end applications in a LAMP development environment: CRM, custom administration panels, web services, and data exchanges
  • Involvement in full development life cycle: design, coding, test, build, QA, deployment, and maintenance
    Qualifications
  • 3-7 years development in a Linux, Apache, PHP 5 and MySQL (or Postgres) environment
  • Strong SQL skills and familiarity with data modeling
  • Familiarity with one or more major MVC framework(s) such as Zend, Symfony, Kohana, Cake, or CodeIgniter.
  • Some familiarity with REST or SOAP web services
  • Firm grasp of design and implementation of core web application elements such as scalability, security, and maintainability
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent


Professional Requirements
  • Outstanding communications skills, written and verbal, comfortable presenting to other coworkers and vendors/partners
  • Creative problem solving skills and a strong work ethic
  • Good analytical, troubleshooting and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, self-motivated
  • Enjoys teaching others and sharing knowledge
  • Solid project management skills


Always a Plus
  • Experience in the financial services industry and/or online education industry
  • Experienced with Agile/XP/Scrum programming methodologies, test-driven development
  • Some experience with object-relational Mapping libraries such as Doctrine, Active Record, or Propel.
  • Understanding of basic Javascript, AJAX, and jQuery


Benefits
  • Entrepreneurial, fun, friendly, team-oriented, and collaborative office environment.
  • Competitive base salary with discretionary bonus, 401(k) and Employee Stock Ownership Plan.
  • Full medical benefits, disability coverage, flexible spending account.
  • Free garage parking, transportation reimbursement, and MBTA-accessible (Quincy Center, directly on the Red Line).
  • Opportunity to work in a successful, employee-owned company geared towards helping students realize their college dreams.

For more information: http://www.edvisors.com/jobs/sr-php-web-developer.php­
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