Back-End Web Developer- LAMP, N.Andover, MA
weinberg and associates, Inc. - Cambridge, MA

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Back-end Web Developer- LAMP, N. Andover, MA

The Developer is a full time position, maintaining our client’s main web site and also their event web sites. These activities include building out new sites, implementing improvements for existing sites, and participating in the progressive migration of the web content into ExpressionEngine.
The key to success in this position is to identify opportunities and implement solutions that improve their web properties so they deliver a world-class customer experience, while achieving their business goals.

Responsibilities

-Build and maintain the business-critical server functionality that keeps the company running.
- Jump in and take over the back-end work for the biggest development project the company has ever tackled: their new seminar subscription service.
-Handle the migration to ExpressionEngine and be instrumental in its launch.
-Learn about the nuts and bolts of the new implementation and find ways to improve upon it.
-Help get the service into Beta and then launched.
-Keep on top of the launch issues and make the experience smooth for all of their customers.
-Produce a thorough initial review of existing back-end server infrastructure, pointing out critical issues as well as creative solutions for those issues.
-Work with the team to evolve the development workflow process, enhancing the Git setup and archiving system.
-Take the e-commerce platform built for the new subscription service and extended it to all of the other products and services to track all sales activity through a single interface, simplifying the back-office operations and improving the customer's user experience.
-Help migrate the hundreds of articles, blog posts, and podcasts on their website into their new ExpressionEngine platform to create a great look and feel for all the content.

Basic Requirements

The Developer should have extensive web development experience, and be fluent with PHP. They build their new projects in HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript (mostly jQuery), and track their revisions with Git. Their legacy infrastructure is a combination of PHP, Cake, MySQL, XML and static HTML, hosted in a LAMP environment Their blog is run on WordPress, with an in-house theme and custom hooks into the rest of the site. They are gradually moving their public legacy web infrastructure towards ExpressionEngine. Comfort with EE and CodeIgniter are strong pluses.

Please send your resume with a half-page write-up of your most significant back-end development accomplishment.

Position is located in North Andover. (Sorry, they don't hire remote employees.)

Salary range : to 100K
Excellent benefits package for this full time, permanent, onsite, position.