NEWFIRE PARTNERS

General

  • 7+ years commercial experience with PHP/LAMP
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a technical field of study
  • Track record of working in Scrum / Agile software teams
  • Reside in Lviv
  • Proficient spoken and written English
  • Willingness for occasional travel to Boston

Responsibilities

  • Work with CTO at client’s side to convert a large website/platform to run on WordPress and a LAMP system
  • Help identify, prioritize, and execute tasks to meet project deadlines
  • Follow and help refine our development best practices and standards
  • Participate in code reviews ensuring code developed by others is bug free and utilizes best practices
  • Comply with standards, version controls, and product release procedures
  • Support with Scrum / Agile software development approach (e.g., sprint, standups, retros, planning, pointing, grooming, etc.)

Technical Skills

  • Strong knowledge of PHP web frameworks such as Laravel, CodeIgniter, Yii, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JSON
  • Experienced with back-end development (LAMP stack)
  • Experienced developing and maintaining complex web architectures leveraging object oriented PHP and JavaScript
  • Experienced configuring and tweaking Apache, Node.JS, and Nginx servers
  • Experienced with integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system
  • Experienced with using code versioning tools (GIT)
  • Agile development process
  • Experience working in a team environment using collaborative tools and shared source control repositories
  • Experience with software design patterns and models, including the ability to evaluate business requirements and apply appropriate design solutions
  • Adept at research, including knowing how to ask questions, who to ask, searching online for help, and applying new knowledge
  • Ability to identify areas of continuous improvement and make recommendations and/or implement solutions