Lead PHP Software Engineer
OnMyWay - New York, NY

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Category : IT/Software Development
Job Type : Permanent
Area Code : 646
Location/City : NY - New York

A New York-based leading provider of full-service online marketing solutions seeks a fulltime or contract-to-hire Lead PHP Software Engineer.
The Lead PHP Software Engineer will be responsible for building new products and features for the company's industry-recognized affiliate networking and online marketing platform. Other responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
Represent the engineering team in discussions with project management, business teams, and organizational leadership.
Partner with requirement specialists and QA personnel to ensure implementation is to specification and meets the needs of the business.
Work with a diverse team of highly motivated software developers of varying skill sets, backgrounds and geographical locations.
Conduct and participate in code review sessions.

Required Skills/Experience:
10+ years' experience in a software development role
Good experience in high-traffic internet-facing environment; solid experience engineering robust web-based prototypes and production systems that can support millions of active users.
Current or former role acting as the development owner of an application or user interface. Must be comfortable making technical decisions around architecture or design patterns.
Background in engineering end-to-end solutions that utilize distributed systems and network system architecture to accomodate 24/7 operation.
Strong background in OOP with PHP5+
Experience working with high-volume Oracle or other RDBMS.
Ability to optimize DML and PL/SQL for scalability.
Solid experience with MVC separation (PHP Symfony framework experience is a big plus!)
Well-versed in unit test creation and working with continuous integration environments such as Jenkins and Cruise Control.
Extensive experience Unix/Linux, Web Services (SOAP/REST), XML/XSL, AJAX, JavaScript, JQuery, HTML, CSS; front end web design experience.
Experience working in agile environment (Scrum, Lean or XP).
Experience with pair-programming and test-driven development.

Desired Skills/Experience (a "plus", but not required):
Experience working with PHP Symfony framework
Project management experience, or formal PM training
Experience leading and mentoring junior-level staff; offshore talent management
The company offers an excellent benefits package that includes cash bonus potential.