Location: New York, NY
direct client is looking for a talented backend PHP Developer to join their collaborative team for Web and API development. The chosen candidate will be responsible for system migrations, new website development and enhancements to existing website portfolio.
Other main responsibilities include documentation and user regression testing. Understanding the current landscape of open source frameworks, emerging technologies, and website management & server technology is critical.
right candidate must have 3+ years of proven working experience in coding PHP5 OOP applications, be great team player with background in web services or middleware and back-end technologies. Desire to write well documented testable code. A person willing to
learn new technologies.
knowledge of PHP5, MVC and Strong Object Oriented Programming skills
with major PHP frameworks (Zend, Symfony, CodeIgniter, CakePHP, Zend, Kohana, etc.)
with LAMP stack and open source software in general
with creating and consuming RESTful APIs
in working with legacy code
knowledge and experience with data representation and formats including XML, JSON, binary etc
in an Agile development environment
in working in small teams
have excellent problem solving skills and love technical challenges
be self-motivated, and able to multi-task
be able to take initiative to be productive and efficient
well versed clean code according to PHP coding standards
code, algorithm and How Tos in WIKI
have willingness to have fun
be motivated to learn
years IT experience
Science degree preferred
(Edge Side Includes)