I'm sorry I have been out of touch and not scheduled any meetups
in many months. I would like to start having them again and
welcome topics and suggestions for an upcoming meetup.
I've also been contacted recently with 2 intriguing job prospects
which I have pasted details of below. If you are interested,
please contact the folks noted directly above the listing
Megan Altmayer, a Technical Recruiter with a company
called Softworld - [address removed] :
We are currently searching for a PHP
WordPress Developer to migrate all sites to a WordPress Content
Management System for high traffic consumer facing websites and
applications. This is a 6+ month contract job located in
Cambridge (or remote for non-local candidates), and they are
looking for someone to start as soon as possible. I have pasted
a brief synopsis of the project below (I can gladly share more
information if you are potentially interested), and if this is
something that you and/or someone you know would be interested
in learning more about, then I would appreciate it if you could
send me an updated copy of your resume, along with a time that
would be good for us to talk on the phone.
WordPress Implementation Expert: Expert in installing,
configuring, and running WordPress Blogging Product as a
mission-critical software product for an enterprise.
ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
2+ years of general web development experience WordPress PHP
HTML CSS JS MySQL.
-Delivery of mission-critical WordPress instance(s).
-Delivery of a reliable WordPress service for greater than
1,000 users and greater than 5,000 hits per day.
-Integration of WordPress with external authentication,
identity, and other IT systems.
-Expertise with Apache, MySQL and PHP (the underpinnings of
-Expertise and knowledge of common WordPress plug-ins:
their use, behavior, benefits, and risks.
-Expertise in the operation of WordPress, including
configuration, themes, and security.
BONUS SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Java Perl Other CMS experience Bachelor's Degree in CS or related
Jim Hopper - [address removed]
I write all the content for 1in6.org, and we're seeking
a replacement for a great colleague. The position requires daily
project management (usually just a few emails and maybe a small
tweak to the site), some WP programming (but not much, as we have
a hardcore programmer to do that), and lots of design work (though
the person can bring in other designers for brainstorming,
It comes to about 5-8 hours a week on average, with some more
intensive design work every two or three months (schedule per
We're a very collaborative team, and almost everything is done by
email and phone (I'm in the Boston area but the ED of the
nonprofit is in LA).