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The Web/PHP Encounter (Toronto)

Prometheus Software

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted September 14, 2017.

Job Description

The Encounter

As a Web/PHP designer and developer with our firm, you will encounter challenging and mind-numbing web and database requirements from our clients. Meeting those encounters head-on is your specialty.

Your Background and Skills
– 3-5 years of experience as a PHP developer.
– Experience developing and maintaining MySQL databases.
– Experience with the PHP frameworks.
– Experience with Subversion or other similar software version control systems.
– Knowledge of SDLC and Agile development methodologies.
– A demonstrated ability to lead and manage both external and internal web development projects as well as serve as a team leader who can mentor junior developers.
– Collaborate with colleagues to implement web-based solutions and applications.
– Leverage your experience to provide guidance and direction to projects.
– Communicate effectively with clients, always keeping their needs in mind.
– Design and suggest solutions for clients’ needs and issues.
– Deliver solutions.
– Document solutions.
– Suggest improvements for and optimize web-based solutions.

Requirements:
– University/college education in related field (or equivalent experience in the field)
– Proven team leadership/management skills
– PHP4/PHP5 (min. 2-4 years)
– Experience with web application frameworks that use MVC, push-pull, 3-tier, or CMS
– Experience with WordPress, EZ Publish, Drupal, or Sharepoint CMS is very nice to have
– Experience with RESTful backend frameworks
– Javascript and AJAX-based libraries (e.g. jQuery) (min. 3-4 years)
– SQL (3-4 years)
– Knowledge of and experience with object oriented principles (OOP)
– Knowledge of best practices and principles of web application design/implementation
– Experience with MySQL and other DBMS’ such as Oracle and/or SQL Server
– Must be able to work within a team and independently
– Must have the ability to deal with new, difficult, and challenging work
– Must be able to see beyond the scope of current responsibilities and identify new opportunities that benefit the client and the company
– Must be able to juggle multiple projects and manage your time effectively
– Excellent communication skills (written and oral)

Nice-to-Haves:
– ASP.NET
– Social media APIs (e.g. Facebook Connect, Twitter, etc.)
– CSS
– SEO
– Apache
– Experience developing with CMS systems (e.g. WordPress, etc.) and web frameworks (e.g. Code Igniter, Zend, etc.)
– XML/XSL/XSLT
– Mobile implementation of web developments (e.g. Android, Blackberry, iPhone)
– Other relational databases
– Other web-based languages and technologies

You are located in Toronto, or will relocate to Toronto soon, and will work from our offices in the downtown core or at client locations.

  • Location: Toronto
  • Compensation: Based on experience and education
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don’t contact this job poster.
  • Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

Company DescriptionA high-tech firm specializing in mobile and web developments as well as the broad spectrum of IS/IT consulting services from enterprise architecture to in-depth technical, advanced engineering in advanced languages. Over 20 years of experience with several of our clients. Why? We deliver promises.
Our clients include iHeartRadio, Rogers, NBC Universal, TMX Shorcan, Newark Public Schools, Clear Channel Communications, American Express, Foresters, Fairmont Hotels just to name a few.