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API Developer PHP - Mount Laurel NJ
Ref No.: 16-04614
Location: Mount Laurel, New Jersey
 Position Title : API Developer      PHP  -   Mount Laurel  NJ
Duration         :  Lonterm
Pay Rate         :  DOE
Type                      :  W-2 – CTH (no corp. to corp.)
Job Summary:
 Responsible for planning and designing new software and web applications. Analyzes, tests, and assists with the integration of new applications. Documents all development activity. Has in-depth experience, knowledge and skills in own discipline. Usually determines own work priorities. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.
Must Have for the Position
  • 5-7+ years of PHP5 / PHP7 experience
  • 2+ years of JavaScript experience developing UI
  • Understanding of object-oriented, functional, and modularization programming
  • Experience developing REST APIs
  • Experience using Linux command line
  • Experience using Git
  • Identifies and solves complex problem; analyzes the issues and suggests possible solutions
  • Exceptional written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Possesses a positive attitude, is detail oriented, and collaborates on a regular basis
  • Ability to work independently and works extremely well in an Agile/SCRUM team setting
Nice to have
  • Experience with PHP Laravel or Lumen
  • Experience with another server-side language (NodeJS, Python, or any other)
  • Experience or knowledge of React or Angular 2
  • Experience using NoSQL databases
  • Experience in the Telecommunications Industry or Access Network technologies
What you will be doing
  • Collaborates with project stakeholders to identify product and technical requirements. Conducts system architecture to determine integration needs.
  • Designs solutions for the customer that meets their business applications and translates complex technical design requirements into information that customers can understand and respond
  • Designs new software and web applications, supports applications under development, and maintain current applications.
  • Assists with the software update process for existing applications, and roll-outs of software releases
  • Researches, writes/edits documentation, technical requirements, including software designs, evaluation plans, test results, technical manuals, formal recommendations, and reports
  • Provides technical leadership throughout the design process and guidance with regards to practices, procedures and techniques. Serves as a guide and mentor for junior-level Software Developers
  • Writes unit tests for applications and code standards for the team to determine if applications fit specification and technical requirements
  • Displays in-depth knowledge of engineering methodologies, concepts, skills, and their application in the area of specified engineering specialty
  • Assist with writing effective user stories and divide the stories into SCRUM tasks
Technologies:
  • Front End: JavaScript (React, Redux), HTML5/CSS3
  • Back End: PHP (Lumen REST API)
  • Database: NoSQL (MongoDB, Redis), SQL (SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL)
  • Scripting: Python 2.6 or later (Ruby and Go)
  • Infrastructure: Nagios, Jenkins, Linux (CentOS/ Red Hat)
  • Agile Tools: JIRA