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Jr. PHP Web Developer
Ref No.: 18-00458
Location: Buena Park, California
Position Type:Contract
Title: Jr. PHP Web Developer
Location: Buena Park, CA
Duration: 8 Months contract

Essential Job Functions:
  • Review and understand stakeholder's requirements
  • Help architect application design to complete requirements using the existing application frameworks and best-practices.
  • Implement features and functionality using a variety of php application frameworks.
  • Prepare necessary pre/post project documentation.
  • Provide periodic project status reporting to entire Web Development team.
  • Rich communication with Project Manager to understand status, remaining work, and changing requirements.
  • Keep good relationship and communicate effectively with a wide variety of Internal client staff.
  • Propose solutions and suggestions for optimizations.
  • Continue personal professional development in areas such as application design and development, via self-training, investigation and conferences.
  • Work in Sprint teams applying Agile/Scrum methodologies.

Core Qualifications and Competencies - Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
  • BA or BS in Computer Information Sciences or equivalent work experience
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in development using popular tools, servers and technologies needed for professional e-commerce environments such as:
    • A strong foundation in PHP, Javascript, and CSS.
    • A basic understanding of responsive page design.
    • Integrating Web Services (using different PHP libraries a plus)
    • Object oriented design and programming
    • Familiar with Git, SVN, or other version control systems.
    • Relational Database MySQL (Postgres is a plus)
    • Familiarity with components and configuration for the LAMP stack.
    • LINUX environment. (Strong command line experience is a plus)
    • Experience developing for an E-commerce platform.
    • Familiarity developing for mobile web devices and responsive design.
    • Understanding of Waterfall/RAD/Agile/Scrum methodologies

Additional Qualifications and Competencies – Not required but strongly preferred:
  • Magento 1.x/2.x is a huge plus
  • Microsoft .NET framework and C# language
  • Fluent in jQuery and JSON data
  • Familiar with Bootstrap and responsive design
  • Understanding of UI/UX design and considerations
  • Familiar with *NIX administration and the command line
  • HTML5

Abilities:
  • Ability to communicate status/problems to appropriate personnel effectively.
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with a wide variety of technical staff and with non-technical managers and staff.
  • Be proactive and maintain yourself professionally.