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Full Stack Developer w/ PHP
Ref No.: 17-06761
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 07/27/2017
Title: Full Stack Developer
Location: NYC
Rate/Salary: Competitive
Start Date: August 7 or 14th
Industry: Non-Profit Organization for Animal Lovers
Process: PS, F2F

Job Spec:
  • Program custom components of the website using programming languages like PHP, HTML5, JS, CSS3, which is currently in Expression Engine, and being migrated to Wordpress.
  • Interpret customer/internal requirements to fully and accurately establish functional specifications and product documentation.
  • Be fully engaged with our growing team and use Scrum procedures to communicate the deliverables and brainstorm ideas.
  • Effectively develop products to accomplish expected functionality that satisfies the business goals and the users' needs.
  • Takes ownership of Wordpress theme, ensuring that standards and practices are followed as closely as possible.
  • Takes ownership of styles and behaviors of the website, and thoroughly documenting them. Primarily using jQuery and SCSS.
  • Configuration and execution of automated UX tests.
  • Writes requirements and scope of projects, subject to review. Provides feedback on assigned tasks that require clarification. Demands clarity from requestor.
  • Estimates time to develop requested features and changes.
  • Designs, develops, and implements solutions to meet business and technical challenges with limited guidance.
  • Effectively communicates and works with system users and peers.
  • Leads development projects as assigned. Follows in development projects as assigned.
  • Mentors peers on system and software expertise; provides technical presentations and training on areas of expertise.
  • Assists with interviews of potential newcomers to the AKC development team.
  • Maintains existing and develops new application components.
  • Tests and debugs new application objects.
  • Adheres to language and AKC standards. Collaborates in developing new language and standards where needed.
  • Participates in all aspects of product development, using agile development methodologies.
  • Participates in implementation and upgrade projects.
  • Bachelor's (4-year) degree:  Computer Science, Management of Information Systems, or an equivalent Engineering Degree preferred
  • 5+ years of development experience with major CMS(s), preferably Wordpress and/or Drupal. Expression Engine a plus, but not necessary.
  • Primarily heavy PHP with a lot of Wordpress focus
  • Experience with large-scale websites including load balancing and caching systems (ex. Varnish, Redis, memcached).
  • Skilled with all aspects of Wordpress, optimization and configuration, and an eager willingness to learn.
  • Extensive experience with Apache, Linux, and MySQL.
  • Experience with some form of continuous integration.
  • The ability to write your own SQL queries manually, and read and understand queries written by others.
  • Knowledgeable about other technologies and reliable integration solutions to suggest. You are able to speak confidently about cross-platform integration with Wordpress.
  • Avid contributor to the community in the form of contributed code to the Wordpress Core or Contrib Plug Ins - Gold Itself.
  • You deeply care for creating great User Experiences, Fast Websites, Web Accessibility
If interested & qualified-- Please send your most updated resume to
Thanks & I am looking forward to hearing from you!
Vanessa Perez