PHP Developer, Manhattan location, full time with Benefits
ORS Partners - New York, NY

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Job Description

Our client is seeking a PHP Application Developer to architect, build and maintain proprietary web-enabled applications in their Manhattan-based office. In this role you will be sharing responsibility on extending the functionality of the new application platform, CMS and backend processes, retiring and moving off legacy solutions, as well as solving non-trivial coding and architecture problems, coming up with simple and concise solutions to client and user requests, and mentoring junior members of the team. This position requires exceptional coding ability, a strong technological foundation, and the highest level of responsibility.

Key Responsibilities:
Design and code interactive, clean, secure, and efficient solutions. Maintain high coding standards, moving from prototyping new approaches to shippable code rapidly. Deploy early and often. Code cleanup, optimization for performance, and refactoring. Troubleshoot and maintain critical production and testing environments. Diagnose and address performance issues whenever and wherever they occur. Work on multiple projects and timelines. Contribute to platform architecture decisions. Work with stakeholders to understand software requirements and ensure applications are developed to specification. Integrate cutting edge tools and frameworks. Improve our development culture: propose new approaches and tools, automate annoying tasks. Run hard and reap the rewards with our tight-knit team. Contribute to our engineering culture and development process.


BS Computer Science or related technical discipline (or equivalent). 4+ years of experience building and tuning secure, scalable, database-driven high volume Web sites 3+ years in PHP; CodeIgniter experience is a big plus. Must have development experience with Apache/Nginx, load balancing and caching technologies. MongoDB, Redis, Memcached experience a big plus. Significant experience with Linux, PostgreSQL and MySQL. Experience with HTML, XHTML, CSS3, jQuery. Lucene indexing and usage / Solr is a plus. Experience with ActionScript is a plus. Continuous Integration and Revision Tools (Hudson, GitHub) is a plus. Knowledge of session management, object relational mapping, XML web services, extensive understanding of CMS and CPS systems. Experience working on high traffic and high availability websites and applications. Knowledge of security issues surrounding deploying distributed, large-scale web-based applications. Strong overall software engineering background. Excel at producing simple "just enough" solutions to complex problems. Demonstrable skills in problem solving, critical thinking, written and oral communication, writing application requirements, designing applications, and documenting code. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team, as well as help establish realistic goals while delivering work on schedule.

Additional Information

Location: This role will be based at the Company's headquarters in Manhattan. Our Client offers a competitive total compensation and an environment conducive to personal and professional growth. Our Client is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
ORS Partners, LLC. is a provider of on-demand Outsourced Recruiting Services (ORS), and is comprised of the regions top professional recruiters hired to build and scale emerging technology and middle-market companies along with Fortune 100 companies . ORS Partners is a wholly-owned portfolio company of Cross X Platform (CXP).