Web Developer - PHP
GXS - Raleigh, NC
Job Description:
GXS is looking for a talented PHP developer skilled in
all aspects of web development. This full-time web
developer position includes hands-on development and
management of all aspects of GXS’s web-based
systems—multiple sites and microsites—and databases to
ensure strong optimization and functionality. You should
be able to do it all in terms of web development as a
“full-Stack” engineer with experience in Varnish,
Apache/Nginx, wordPress & PHP5, MYSQL5, CSS3/SASS,
HTML5, JavaScript and jQuery, Capistrano, and
This position requires that you must excel at organizing
content, troubleshooting, quick in all things web-based,
and eager to understand the customers who are visiting
our websites. Attention to detail and creative problem
solving are not optional. Ability to analyze, review and
modify web systems by designing, maintaining,
documenting, testing, developing and monitoring.

Job Responsibilities:
Responsible for the layout, design and coding of
websites and microsites. Hands-on development and
management of all aspects of GXS’s web-based
systems—multiple sites and microsites—and databases to
ensure strong optimization and functionality. Maintain
and update existing sites. Develop the programming code
or adapt existing website graphics packages and software
to meet business requirements. Upload the websites onto
the server and register with different search engines.
Determine any functionality the sites must support and
develop against the WordPress content management system
to implement an approved layout. Identify the content
type the sites will host and ensure compatibility with
PHP programming requirements. Ensure that each site is
optimized for search engines.

Job Requirements:
A successful candidate will possess the following skills

and experience:
  • Incredible HTML & CSS skills.
  • 3+ years demonstrated development experience with
hand coding advanced HTML5, CSS3, MySQL 5, and PHP
5. High confidence in your skill set and 3+ years’
experience with Varnish, Apache/Nginx, SaSS jQuery,
Capistrano, git/github.
  • 3+ years of experience with WordPress and actively
involved in the WordPress community as a
contributor, e.g., Plugin or Theme Developer, Codex
Contributor, Bug Submitter/Patcher, etc.
  • Must have full mastery of development of both
plugins and themes using “hidden” WordPress APIs as
well as the well-documented ones.
  • Must have experience with custom post types, custom
taxonomies, customization of the WP Administrator
panel’s user interface.
  • Prefer individuals with a web agency background.
  • Experience with localization is a plus.
  • Experience with WordPress multi-site is a bonus.
  • You are a cross-browser master and understand
current open standards.
  • Ability to monitor site technical performance and
web server environment.
  • Experience working in a PC environment, but have
heard of MACs before.
  • Database experience.
  • Design skills are a plus.
  • Some experience with Flash, Illustrator, Photoshop &
Video/Audio editing software would be an added
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or 3 years web
development experience.
  • Certification in PHP/WordPress development.
In addition to your computer skills, the following

people skills are required:
  • Experience in working within a team environment;
ability to communicate with various (sometimes
non-technical) stakeholders to digest and solidify
requirements is necessary.
  • An excellent ability to deal with people at all
skill and responsibility levels and build trust and
confidence with leadership, management and peers.
  • A proven track record of thought leadership and
desire to stay up-to-date on current and emerging
technologies as well as their practical application
  • Must also operate well and within time constraints
and be able to multi-task in a fast-paced
environment, strong time management and
organizational skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Results oriented and self-motivated.
  • Samples of your previous work are required in your
  • Current portfolio.
If you think you have the skills and enthusiasm we need,
please contact us and be sure to include CV, links to
your portfolio and live projects you've worked on that
demonstrate a good working knowledge, and the writing of
documented, clean code that is ready to be unit tested.
Please also include salary expectations and any other
personal link and project you would like to share with
Req. Code : 1913
Organizational Unit : GMK
% of Travel Required : 0-20%
Shift/Hours : First Shift (Day)

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