Sr. PHP Developer
myYearbook - Philadelphia, PA

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Are you looking for the excitement of a high tech startup and want to live on the East Coast? Relish the idea of coming to work everyday, surrounded by intelligent people who are passionate about technology and developing new applications? Dream about having a career and a social life, simultaneously? Then read on!

At myYearbook, our developers collaborate in small teams and also work independently on projects that take just hours or days to complete, the results of which are viewed by millions. As we continue to grow exponentially, so do the challenges of maintaining our platform on an ever-increasing scale. Being able to think though problems and generate ideas quickly is what separates job applicants from hires.

As a Sr. PHP Developer at myYearbook, you will create applications for one of the fastest growing social networking sites with over 32 million registered users. Our social platform is based on the latest open source technology utilizing Postgres, Apache, PHP, ActiveMQ, & Framewerk. We are dedicated to creating innovative social media experiences that reduce barriers to communication and help people meet each other. To deliver on this promise to our users, myYearbook is engaged in perpetual development at the forefront of social media. As a Senior PHP Developer you will have the ability to write software, learn new technologies and work with an experienced team implementing the next generation of the social web. 

Skills & Requirements

Computer Science degree and 3+ years web development experience

PHP, Javascript, & SQL programming experience

Complete understanding of PHP5 object model

Experience with jQuery or similar libraries

Expertise in building web applications with AJAX, XHTML, CSS

The desire to learn new technologies and creatively solve and research problems on your own.

Additional Preferred Experience:
Experience building large scale systems with Apache/PHP/Memcache

Experience with XML and XSLT

Experience working with PostgreSQL