Job: PHP Application Engineer

Received this a couple days ago. It involves a project of combining two codebases, updating the Ajax, and building out the scalability in each. Might be interesting to some of you:

Abby is working with a client owned by one of the nation’s largest, innovative, billion dollar companies. My client provides an online product that is the leading destination of its kind, targeting the audience of expecting parents. Millions of users use their product. They have received a lot of attention from the media, having been featured on CNN and CBS and in hundreds of articles, including in Fortune Magazine and The New York Times. They have 4 million registered users and recently acquired a very successful smaller start up and are looking PHP people with core PHP experience.

Their executive team have strong track records of success, with leading companies such as AOL, Time Inc., Neiman Marcus and Smith & Hawken.

[Job description after the jump.]

PHP – Application Engineer

We are looking for a PHP developer to join a small team of engineers who are architecting a high performance social platform. The ideal candidate will have experience working with large capacity web sites, working with new technologies and the desire to build a great platform.

Experience with developing web sites using current web technologies such as AJAX, JSON and other Web 2.0 plumbing. Experience working in a service oriented architecture.

  • 5+ years experience
  • PHP, MySQL
  • Mathematics, Computer Science degree or equivalent experience
  • PHP Application Development
  • AJAX, JSON and other Web 2.0 Plumbing(plus)
  • Zend Framework or MVC architecture
  • Smarty Templates a plus
  • Scrum Development Process

If you are interested in learning more, please contact Abby Knight at aknight [at] this site for further information.

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