[UPHPU-jobs] Web Application Developer at BambooHR

Ryan Sanders uphpu-jobs-postbot at uphpu.org
Mon Sep 27 12:03:43 MDT 2010

Utah PHP Users Group job announcement


Ryan Sanders
ryan at bamboohr.com

Web Application Developer
$40,000 - $60,000

We're looking for a full-time web developer to join our fast growing team.  You'll be working on multiple projects to make our awesome web app even awesomer!  Here are some more specifics: 

* Identify in implement solutions and enhancements that meet business requirements
* Analyze current user needs, wants, goals, terms for development and application
* Assist in developing and implementing long-term goals
* Work as a team to further development of the company's software offerings. Assist current team with the design and development of our platform
* Active hands-on coding as part of our internal team, seeing projects through from design to completion
* Work proficiently at all layers of the technology stack: MySQL, PHP5, HTML/CSS, JavaScript/jQuery, along with Partner APIs
* Contribute to the ongoing improvement of our systems and processes

Required skills:
We use a variety of technologies to build and manage our amazing HRIS. We're willing to provide some training and time to learn, but in order to be successful here you must already have some solid technical chops.

    * Strong proficiency with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and cross-browser compatibility required.
    * Solid skill in HTML, JS, SQL and MVC architecture is required. Ruby on Rails, PHP, XUL, JSON, Git, Apache, MySQL, Linux, load balancers, networking, server admin, AWS is a bonus.
    * Working knowledge of AJAX and PHP
    * In-depth knowledge of Web design trends and best practices.
    * Experience in Linux/Unix server administration
    * Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment
    * A service-minded attitude with excellent interpersonal, oral, and written skills
    * 3-5 years experience developing Web sites with demonstrated knowledge of HTML/XHTML source code
    * 4-year degree or seeking 4-year degree preferred.
    * 5-7+ years of PHP development with an emphasis on using PHP in an object orientated framework
    * Solid OO design-patterns and best-practices knowledge
    * Proficient with CSS/HTML/XML/AJAX/jQuery
    * Web Services (REST)
    * Solid experience with Mercurial is preferred
    * Solid SQL skills
    * Strong web architectural experience, experience building large-scale web-applications
    * Java and Python experience a plus
    * Demonstrated professional integrity in dependability and reliability
    * Attention to detail and ability to prioritize tasks
    * Ability to exercise independent judgment
    * At least 4 years web application development experience on medium to large mission-critical projects
    * Excellent written and oral communication skills
    * Ability to work in a collaborative team environment
    * Excellent problem-solving & interpersonal skills
    * Linux/UNIX experience (basic shell scripts and cron)

Required experience:
   * Must have hands-on working knowledge of the following technical areas:
          o PHP, HTML, XML, JavaScript, CSS
          o Object Orientated development applications and design framework
          o MySQL - both SQL query language and database structure/design
          o UNIX/Apache web hosting server environment
          o Software development and maintenance practices and methodologies
          o Awareness of code efficiencies such as the reuse of common modules and identifies opportunities for request consolidation and/or reusability

* Paid vacation
* Paid holidays

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