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PHP and Python Programmer
Ref No.: 14-01356
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Department of Health
Richmond, VA
6 months approx
Either Phone or In Person 

VDH PHP and Python Programmer


*local candidates strongly preferred

THE VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, OFFICE OF INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, IS LOOKING FOR A STRONG WEB DEVELOPER WITH PROVEN EXPERIENCE IN PHP, JAVASCRIPT, AND PYTHON to work on a data portal/catalog.

SPECIFIC TASK(S):
• CUSTOMIZE WORDPRESS WEB APPLICATION THEMES, TEMPLATE FILES, PLUGINS, AND WEB COMPONENTS
• CREATE CKAN EXTENSIONS TO AUGMENT BASE FUNCTIONALITY
• GENERATE MOCKUPS, WIREFRAMES, AND FUNCTIONAL SPECIFICATIONS.
• RESPONSIBLE FOR ANALYZING ASSIGNED TASKS, PROVIDING ACCURATE WORK ESTIMATES AND PROGRESS REPORTS, AND KEEPING DEVELOPMENT ON SCHEDULE.
• EVALUATE USER EXPERIENCE ISSUES ACROSS MULTIPLE BROWSERS AND DEVICE PLATFORMS.
• COLLABORATE WITH OTHER DEVELOPERS, WEB DESIGNERS, PROJECT MANAGERS, AND END USERS.
• MANAGE APPLICATION OPERATIONS AND DEPLOYMENT (AWS, DOCKER)
 
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Experience evaluating, selecting and integrating third-party data visualization plugins for WordPress.
Required
2
Years
 
 
Experience developing with WordPress including sound knowledge of theme customization and integrating open source and third party plugins and widgets
Required
3
Years
 
 
Experience in custom web application development including proficiency in PHP, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, JSON, Python. Operational experience with Linux,
Required
5
Years
 
 
Experience deploying and managing Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud computing products including EC2 server management and S3 storage.
Required
2
Years
 
 
Familiarity with version control systems such as Git.
Desired
2
Years
 
 
Experience enhancing the performance of high-traffic sites and deploying web analytics.
Desired
3
Years
 
 
Familiarity with web security issues and deploying WordPress security plugins.
Desired
2
Years
 
 
 
 
 
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Question 1
Absences greater than two weeks MUST be approved by CAI management in advance, and contact information must be provided to CAI so that the resource can be reached during his or her absence. The Client has the right to dismiss the resource if he or she does not return to work by the agreed upon date. Do you accept this requirement?
 
Question 2
Please list candidate's email address that will be used when submitting E-RTR.
 
Question 3
In what city/state does your candidate reside?
 
Question 4
Does your candidate's experience match or exceed the skills listed above and the number of years of experience with each sklll?
 
Question 5
Does your contract agree to completing the entire engagement?
 
Question 6
How soon after an offer can your candidate start?