Web Applications Developer

Web Applications Developer


Job Description

MyHouseDeals is an web business based in Houston, TX seeking experienced web applications developer with strong background in web design and application management to re-build and maintain a membership website from the ground up.

This position requires the following skill sets:

Programming (PHP 5.4+):
Building applications and system architecture.
Error handling.
Database Interaction.
User authentication and authorization.
Object Oriented Design (design patterns, refactoring and code re-use in general).
Knowledge of PHP Frameworks/ORMs (Symfony, Laravel, Propel, Doctrine).
Knowledge of backend support tools (Composer, Git, Bower).
Ability/desire to learn enough ASP Classic/MS SQL Server to interpret current code base.
Zend Certified Architect preferred.

Data abstraction, normalization, and entity relationships.
Query optimization.
Security contexts.
Report Building.
Knowledge of MySql or PostgreSQL.

Web Design:
Knowledge of HTML5/CSS3, Javascript
Cross-browser compatibility (IE, Firefox, Safari, Opera).
Optimizating page load time.
Usability best practices.
Search Engine/Spider "friendly" design.
Knowledge of front-end support tools (LESS, Twitter Bootstrap, jQuery, KnockoutJS, etc).

Software Life-Cycle:
Determining software specifications.
Estimating coding time from software requirements.
Familiarity with revision management software, such as Subversion.
Scheduling and prioritizing maintenance issues.

This is a contract position with hourly pay commensurate with relevant experience and skill set. Long-term contract option available. Position provides enough work for a full-time workload.

Work Environment:
This is a flex-schedule, telecommuting position . Applicants are not required to reside in Houston, TX, but may be asked to travel to Houston for special projects on occasion.

How to apply:
Please email interest and credentials to info@myhousedeals.com along with availability to start, weekly availability, and pay rate requirements. Candidates who maintain a blog and/or GitHUB repositories will receive priority.

Visit company's website at www.myhousedeals.com.