Senior PHP Web Developer
Orases - Frederick, MD

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The Senior PHP Web Programmer position will be responsible for designing, programming, and testing complex requests from both project managers and clients. The ideal PHP Web Programmer is energetic and easy-going with a great work ethic and the personality for a diverse, customer service oriented, casual work environment. The candidate should love meeting interface and development challenges daily with enthusiasm while also researching and proposing new technologies in their field and interacting with their peers.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop new and update existing code individually and in a team environment
  • Work with project/account managers and clients to understand requirements and clarify conceptual needs for projects both small and large
  • Accurately quote time estimates for projects both small and large
  • Development of detailed project specifications
  • Mentor Junior and Mid Level PHP Web Programmers
  • Work as a Team Lead with other programmers
  • Design complex Web Application Architecture with low maintenance requirements


  • 6+ years application development experience in the Web industry
  • BS degree in Computer Science/Information Technology or additional industry experience in lieu of degree

Required Skills

Must have hands-on working knowledge of the following technical areas:

  • Advanced PHP, XHTML, JavaScript, CSS
  • CakePHP
  • MySQL and PostgreSQL – both SQL query language and database structure/design
  • SVN
  • UNIX/Apache web hosting server environment, Plesk
  • Software development and maintenance practices, methodologies and architecture
  • Awareness of code efficiencies such as the reuse of common modules and identifies opportunities for request consolidation and/or reusability
  • Prototype and Scriptaculous Javascript libraries

Must have experience with:

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Photosop interface design, cutting and optimizing the graphics and using them in conjunction with Advanced PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc. to build multi-browser/platform compatible websites
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail oriented

The following considered a plus:

  • Magento
  • WordPress
  • TinyMCE
  • ImageMagick
  • Prototype
  • Scriptaculous

About this company
Orases has been helping clients improve their businesses and grow their brands through technology since 2000. Comprised of business,...