PHP Developer/Web Designer


ABOUT US:

Our company is small; and we think that this is an advantage. We provide a level of detailed service and responsiveness that our clients have not found at large agencies. We go the extra mile to ensure that our final product far exceeds expectations, and we meet deadlines and budgets. Each team member is empowered to make decisions and suggestions without constant oversight. The workplace is interactive, creative, and personal. You will be working alongside other experienced team members in a system that is not based on rank and hierarchy but on getting things done effectively in collaborating with each other.

THE POSITION:

We are seeking a Programmer who enjoys a fast-paced, engaged environment. The ideal candidate will have solid experience working with the LAMP stack of technologies in developing custom web applications and database-driven sites. A solid understanding of “best practices” for object-oriented programming and security are a must. You must be able to meet strict deadlines, work well both independently and in a team, be willing to continually expand your knowledge of new techniques and platforms, and be an enthusiastic person to work with.

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Full-time position
  • Houston Heights area office (77008) near exit #14 Ella Blvd from 610 Loop
  • This job is an in-person, in the office job and cannot be outsourced.
  • No agencies. DO NOT APPLY if you cannot personally work in our office.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field; or relevant experience in lieu of education
  • Minimum four (4) years of experience using PHP5

MINIMUM REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • PHP5 and object-oriented development practices
  • JavaScript including standalone AJAX and jQuery
  • Advanced MySQL skills including database structure and advanced queries
  • Strong HTML and CSS in multi-browser environments
  • Knowledge of security issues and best practices for building web applications
  • Standards-compliant web authoring techniques
  • Experience in application design, programming architecture, and software lifecycle
  • Good problem solving and organizational skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment

ADDITIONAL PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • PSD to CSS
  • API interaction with social sites
  • PhoneGap
  • iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Palm
  • ASP
  • C++
  • .NET
  • POS Terminal Programming (MICROS, Aloha, Focus, etc)

JOB DUTIES:

  • Regularly split time between several unrelated projects to maintain systems for multiple clients
  • Work with Project Manager to determine appropriate technical implementation of requirements
  • Insure implementation is in accordance with approved designs and appropriate standards
  • Create code for new applications
  • Maintain and enhance prior-existing applications
  • Perform unit testing of developed applications
  • Create test cases and procedures
  • Coordinate with Project Manager to insure internal certification prior to external release
  • Support diagnosis, documentation, and resolution of software defects
  • Produce written documentation of work product, including functional and technical specifications, design notes, module interface details, data dictionaries, flow charts and user guides
  • Maintain confidentiality and protect proprietary information
  • Other duties as required

Location: Houston Heights area office (77008) near exit #14 Ella Blvd from 610 Loop
Employment Type: Full-Time W2
Pay Rate: depends on experience
Travel Required: Minimal
Telecommute: No , DO NOT APPLY if you cannot personally work from our office

TO APPLY:

No calls please. To apply, please email hr-funl@funlsolutions.com with subject line "PHP Job Hou2" and attach the following:

  • Your resume
  • Number of years working with PHP
  • Your most recent annualized pay rate
  • The reason why you left your last two positions
  • Links to at least 3 recent online projects and a description of what aspects you did on each