PHP/LAMP Web Developer

Title and Description:

Our client, a successful,profitable and growing Digital Agency seeks an experienced PHP Web Developer to join their engineering team. We are looking for well-rounded software engineers with solid LAMP stack experience, excellent logic and problem solving skills, an ability to demonstrate subject-matter expertise, and a drive to make a difference within the organization.

Location:

Downtown Boulder, CO

Key Job Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, education and/or certificate required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must be “self-motivated” and capable of managing multiple priorities and tasks as assigned to ensure the level of quality expected from 99.99 uptime environments.
Serve as liaison between technical and non-technical departments
Communicate with management, developers, testers, product managers and technical support specialists on software engineering design, architecture and 3rd party applications relevant to web site development within a LAMP environment
Must be a “team-player” with the ability to work within a collaborative environment
Work closely with all employees to verify that our computers, networks, phones, backups, servers, firewalls, etc. are working as expected

Qualifications:

Bachelor and/or Masters degree in Computer Science or equivalent industry experience is acceptable
3-6+ years proven work experience in software engineering with a primary focus in the following areas:
PHP/LAMP website software development
Configuration/tuning/optimization of MySQL databases
HTML/JavaScript fundamentals
CSS
Subversion or an equivalent SCCS
Object-oriented architecture and design
Solid networking skills
Bonus points for experience with cookies, web beacons, adservers, Adsense, etc.
Must be “self-motivated” as well as creative and efficient in proposing solutions to complex, time-critical problems
Must be a team-player
Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail
Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)
Ability to deal with multiple projects and deadlines
Passion to proactively seek ways to improve processes
Creative, resourceful and innovative when while performing complex challenges
Desire to learn/self-teach, with a demonstrated aptitude for acquiring knowledge, skills and new technologies readily
Organized and self-directing with the ability to identify priorities and mobilize projects in an orderly fashion to achieve desired results
Respectful, professional interpersonal working style

The company is a thriving online marketing firm with a fun yet focused office in downtown Boulder and a mix of clientele that includes both Fortune-500 companies and direct-response online advertisers. We buy media across all kinds of channels, including display networks of all sizes, bid-based contextual networks, and of course the “big three” search networks (one of our core specialties).

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate, including experience in performance-based internet advertising, exposure to the running and growing of a highly successful company, and long-term advancement potential. If you’re looking seriously to advance your career in digital marketing, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better place to do so.

Please call Jenny Ciappa – 973-220-7272 or send your resume, salary expectation to:jenny@hawthornesearch.com