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PHP Developer

Client Seeking Sr. PHP Developer for D.C. location:

Under minimal direction, performs as a senior developer in the design, development, coding, testing, and debugging of new PHP-based application software. The candidate will lead an agile development team to understand and develop new web applications, rewriting existing legacy ColdFusion applications into modern PHP frameworks. The candidate will work with the Project Manager to manage the client relationship and requirements, and translate them for the rest of the team, as needed. The candidate will participate in agile (specifically Scrum) development sprints. This is an evenly-paced, mature, and stable development environment where the ability to pick up new tools and technologies is important. The ideal candidate for this position meets the skills and qualifications for this role and enjoys programming.

Requirements :

Write object oriented PHP software
Define, design, develop, integrate, test, deploy, maintain, troubleshoot, and enhance applications and tools written in HTML, JavaScript/jQuery, PHP, CSS, Oracle
Ensure all published web products adhere to best practices, agency guidelines, and section 508 accessibility standards
Write technical software requirements/specifications
Make data available through Open Data tools, APIs, and data query tools


Agile experience (JIRA experience preferable, but not required)
Demonstrated excellence in developing web-based user interface and back-end software modules
Expertise in building scalable, extensible and user-friendly web applications
Solid oral and written communication skills, with the demonstrated ability to communicate complex technical topics to management and non-technical audiences.
Experience building web applications using a LAMP stack
Experience using PHP, PHPUnit, HTML5/CSS3, JavaScript, Git, REST, JSON, jQuery and Oracle
Knowledge and/or experience using PHP frameworks
Solid understanding and experience of using source control repositories like GIT
Knowledge of web development security best practices
Experience designing software platforms and implementing APIs a plus

What we Offer:

Innovative and stable work environment
Excellent benefits package including medical, dental, 401K, profit-sharing, vacation/sick leave
Opportunity to manage projects
Telework Option available one day a week after building quality reputation

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