Senior Web Developer (Contract)

Senior Web Developer (Contract)

Software Engineering Language

Job Description
Our client is one of the top research labs in the world.  They are seeking a Senior Web Developer to be responsible for the development of scientific, informational, and educational websites.  If you enjoy contributing your skills and interests to the improvement of people's lives, then apply today!   

 What You Will Be Doing

  • Verify that systems meet performance criteria
  • Review code produced by junior level programmers
  • Mentor new hires
  • Work within teams to define end user requirements and architectural requirements
  • Use object-oriented analysis and design techniques to design and document the complex specified systems
  • Develop, implement, debug and evaluate software using PHP, MySQL, CSS, WordPress and related CMS technologies as needed     

What You Will Need

  • BS in Computer Science or related field
  • 3+ years of experience with PHP
  • Intermediate knowledge of PHP, JavaScript, CSS and SQL
  • Intermediate knowledge of UNIX, LINUX, Mac and Windows OS
  • Intermediate knowledge of object-oriented software development
  • Good knowledge of relational database technology
  • Ability to debug and modify developed code
  • Ability to evaluate system performance and reliability
  • Ability to optimize code for parallel/multi-processor systems
  • Ability to create and maintain program libraries
  • Familiarity with version control mechanisms
  • Knowledge of software engineering concepts: object-oriented programming, data structures, algorithm design, multithreading/parallel processing, technical documentation
  • Ability to work independently but also within and between teams
  • Ability to think creatively and logically in developing new methods and procedures
  • Ability to train technical staff               

Nice to Have

  • Mobile, UI/UX experience a plus 

 Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.
 
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