GenEra Strategies, LLC PHP Developer Job in Washington, DC | Glassdoor

PHP Developer

GenEra Strategies, LLC – Washington, DC

Job Description

Position Overview:
Title: PHP/MySQL Developer
Department: Digital Department
Supervisor: CEO
Location: Washington, DC
Salary: $50,000
Employment Status: full-time


Job Summary:
GenEra is looking to expand its Digital Marketing team by adding a PHP/MySQL Developer. Our ideal candidate will have experience developing standards-based solutions for websites, web applications, and web‐based mobile applications and Database management. Candidates must be familiar with PHP frameworks and open source CMS systems (WordPress, Drupal, PHP, Expression Engine and others) and also able to create an application from the ground up as required. This position must have the ability to work with and maintain existing code. Projects often require interacting with external API’s and often outputting information as XML and JSON for our front‐end developers to access via HTML and Javascript.


Responsibilities:
Primary responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:
+Design, develop, and maintain PHP tools and back-end systems
+Interact and consult with clients and other developers to find appropriate solutions
+Create sites from start to finish according to client specifications
+Create custom web-based applications
+Deploy websites to production environments, perform website updates and identify, diagnose and correct website issues
+Develop, maintain and optimize database driven web applications
+Evaluate code to ensure it is valid, properly structured, meets standards and is compatible with browsers, devices or operating systems
+Monitor servers and applications for performance
+Monitor internal control systems to ensure that appropriate access levels are maintained
+Provide employee training on new or current hardware and software
+Research, learn and evaluate new applications
+Review security requirements and provide analysis, including application architecture for business application development and/or sourcing


Requirements:
+5-plus years of relevant experience
+Proficiency in PHP and PHP framework (Yii, Zend, Symfony…)
+Proficiency in HTML, JavaScript and JQuery
+Strong experience with MySQL
+Strong relational database skills
+Strong understanding of OOP
+Strong time management skills
+Strong knowledge of application security Architecture Concepts
+Strong knowledge of encryption processes, management and administration
+Experience integrating 3rd party APIs into PHP
+Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
+Detailed documentation skills


Pluses:
+MySQL administration experience
+Apache administration experience
+Linux administration experience
+Virtualization experience
+Cloud computing experience
+Server maintenance experience
+Passion for open source