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Software Developer II - PHP

WorldStrides Charlottesville, VA
  • Posted: June 30, 2019
  • Full-Time

Do you enjoy designing and developing smart solutions to challenging technical problems? Do you believe in doing things well and doing them right without sacrificing project deadlines? Are you a team player?

If so WorldStrides has a place for you. We are the largest and most trusted educational student travel company in the country, providing a variety of educational travel programs to more than two million elementary, middle, high school, college, and graduate students since 1967. As a successful candidate, you will be a highly motivated self-starter with a positive attitude and excellent communication and problem-solving skills.

You will have strong organizational, people and time management skills and be able to handle multiple priorities with demanding time frames. Primary Duties Participate in all phases of development from definition and design through implementation, debugging, testing and deployment of web applications across multiple systems on a fast-paced, agile development schedule. Work directly with developers, project leads and project stakeholders to understand and resolve issues and clarify requirements.

Respond to production issues by conducting root cause analysis and identifying the underlying issue. Responsible for the maintenance and ongoing development of our WordPress/Drupal web sites and PHP web applications. Desired Skills/Experience 2-4+ years of experience designing and developing web applications using LAMP stack Top-notch programming skills in PHP and JavaScript / jQuery Working experience in web programming for WordPress and Drupal required Solid understanding of relational database systems - SQL (MySQL, MS SQL) In-depth knowledge of mobile-friendly, responsive design with HTML5/CSS, ideally with the Bootstrap framework.

Hands-on experience with application troubleshooting and diagnostics for LAMP stack Strong administrative experience using LAMP stack Ability to quickly learn new concepts and technologies Experience with: Object-oriented programming and computer science foundations Software security best practices PHP, .Net Framework, Visual Studio, C#, ASP.NET, WCF, Web API/REST Services. HTML5, CSS, JSON, XML, AJAX, JavaScript and JavaScript frameworks (JQuery, Angular, React etc.) Current Web UI frameworks such as Bootstrap and Foundation Relational database design and development Agile methodologies and tools Unit testing Content management systems Experience with Adobe Creative Suite is a plus Object-oriented programming and computer science foundations Software security best practices PHP, .Net Framework, Visual Studio, C#, ASP.NET, WCF, Web API/REST Services. HTML5, CSS, JSON, XML, AJAX, JavaScript and JavaScript frameworks (JQuery, Angular, React etc.) Current Web UI frameworks such as Bootstrap and Foundation Relational database design and development Agile methodologies and tools Unit testing Content management systems Experience with Adobe Creative Suite is a plus Education and Certifications BS Computer Science or equivalent experience preferred WorldStrides is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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