Senior Web Application Developer/Technical Lead
SitScape - McLean, VA

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SitScape, Inc is a rapidly growing enterprise software product company headquartered at Tysons Corner, Northern Virginia. We are looking for intelligent, passionate, hard-working and qualified people who can help us redefine the discipline of innovation. If you need a work environment that challenges, educates, and rewarding, please take a look at our job openings. For details see .

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Primary Responsibilities

The lead engineer will work with other highly experienced software engineers and architects to implement various aspects of a distributed PHP-Ajax-JavaScript-HTML5 based Web application. There will be an emphasis on developing PHP and optimizing SQL data repositories. Responsibilities will include providing valuable input into the design of the system, using the system to discover/uncover issues, and implementing various aspects of the system. The developer must be flexible, creative, able to take/give direction, straightforward, and hard-working.

Basic Requirements

  • 5 years hands-on experience with PHP and familiar with Drupal or CakePHP programming (intermediate to advanced)
  • Customer Service, Programming & Design, Project Management, and Tech Leadership
  • Deep understanding of design and implement various DHTML/JavaScript/Ajax/AS/PHP-based web components
  • Database familiarity with MySQL, Oracle, MS SQL Server, or similar
  • Deep understanding of database design and performance issues, especially query optimization
  • Ability to formulate advanced/complex queries
  • Experience of working in Unix/Linux environment as well as Windows environment
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and complete multiple development tasks
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, often-changing environment
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others
  • Ability and tendency to write unit tests
  • Experience with cvs, Subversion, or other version control systems
  • Professional and effective verbal and written communications skills
  • BS/BA degree or above
  • Additional programming skill (in Java, Flash, and C ) is a plus
  • System Engineering experience (large scale tuning, clustering, fail-over, et al) is a plus
  • Good time management, planning, and organizational skills
Preference is given to candidates who submit a code/site sample highlighting their abilities with their resume.

This is a full-time position. Please, no inquiries from headhunters, outsourcing firms, or overseas.

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