PHP Developer - New York, NY

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Startup company looking for hands on developer with strong leadership skill to take our private beta platform to the next level and beyond. We need a top notch programmer who can brainstorm an idea, spec it out and then make it happen by doing much of the actual work and managing the rest with either inside or outside programmers including overseas. We are not creating a product, but instead a platform that will have many facets so thinking three steps ahead based on our collective vision is vital. You will be part of the core start up team where the sky is the limit.


Business-tech savvy
Designs for the end user, not based on available tech
Team player that can manage internal and external teams
Self-taught, self-motivated, change the world attitude


  • Thorough knowledge of Zend framework and MVC pattern
  • Thorough knowledge of MySQL database design, query optimizations, development, and debugging
  • LAMP development including Apache, Nginx deployment experience
  • PHP coding, code and performance optimizations, debugging and unit testing
  • Scalability testing, benchmarking, vertical partitioning, sharding, load balancing, caching, server auto-scaling, CDN knowledge
  • Cross-browser front-end development skills (HTML5, CSS/JS/jQuery)
  • Experience working with overseas teams, repository management, and participating in code reviews
  • Support and maintenance of existing code-base

BS/MS in Computer Science desired

Equity compensation structure
Competitive salary
Voice in company’s vision