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PHP Programmer for Web Design, Hosting & Marketing Firm (Philadelphia, PA)

by Matt Lee Contributions Published on Oct 09, 2008 05:51 PM
Have 3+ years of experience working with web related code, concepts and project planning? We're looking for you.

PHP Programmer

The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of experience working with web related code, concepts and project planning. Many of our larger sites use the Joomla/Drupal framework, so knowledge of Joomla/Drupal is a big plus however not required. Additional programming experience (primarily Perl and ASP.net) is helpful, but not necessary. We are seeking a PHP programmer with a track record of completing projects on time and generally exceeding expectations. However, the web is our medium and significant experience working with XHTML, HTML, Javascript and CSS is a must. In addition, our lead developers collaborate with our Project Management team to build requirements documents, estimates and specifications for client projects.

Currently, we are searching for developers who possess the following attributes:

  • A passion for coding with proper commenting and free software (LAMP)
  • Creative, logical and analytical thought processes
  • Detail oriented (well commented code)
  • Excellent follow through (i.e. thorough testing of code)
  • Take initiative and work independently, but draw upon the strengths of team members
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Keep abreast of current technologies
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills with little supervision
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Client relations skills
  • The ability to finish a project 100% to customer satisfaction
  • Desired technical skills:

  • PHP and MySQL experience required (preferably PHP 5 and MySQL 5)
  • HTML and CSS experience required
  • Working knowledge and experience with Joomla/Drupal strongly preferred (interest and ability to learn Joomla/Drupal API and participate in the Drupal community required)
  • Unix, GNU/Linux, Apache, server administration knowledge a plus
  • Linux / Apache – basic understanding with operating from the command line, at a minimum.
  • Knowledge of AJAX, Javascript, XML a plus
  • Experience creating client documentation (requirements, scope of work, etc.)
  • Job Reponsibilities:

  • PHP/MySQL coding for custom applications
  • Development of custom components/modules for Joomla/Drupal CMS
  • Website architecture planning
  • Work with Project Manager to create Scope of Work, requirements analysis, etc. for client projects by providing technical details and estimates.
  • Code review and testing
  • Installation and configuration of Joomla/Drupal-powered websites
  • Modify existing components/modules for additional functionality
  • Work closely with clients throughout development process
  • Work closely with the rest of our development team
  • Please send a resume (or work history) detailing your additional level(s) of experience in PHP, Perl, MySql, Java Scripting, and HTML with examples of work product, cover letter and salary requirements to: jobs@vqcdesigns.com.

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