Senior PHP engineer


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Alpharetta, GA

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Engineering, Information Technology

As a Brainjocks Senior Developer, you will be responsible for technical delivery and major architectural decisions around WP projects. You will be working in small / medium sized teams on projects mainly based on WordPress solutions. You should have a passion for working in a creative, dynamic environment, with other engineers and partners in an Agile environment. At Brainjocks, you will be working with a fast paced development team to build, implement and deploy web sites and applications using PHP, WordPress, Apache, MySql and Front-end technologies (such as HTML, JavaScript, CSS, and jQuery). Using Agile techniques, you will be responsible for turning business requirements into technical solutions that delight our customers.

essential role Responsibilities

  • Work independently on user story implementation tasks
  • Handle the entire software development life cycle, end to end
  • Ability to lead others, or others look to you for guidance
  • Self manage technical side of the projects
  • Write clean, optimized, documented and easily digestible code
  • Write unit and integration tests (based on project operational model)
  • Investigate issues and research for optimal solution
  • Write technical documentation
  • Train client (based on project operational model) / hand over project to support
  • Assist developer team members in solving tasks
  • Advisory role
  • Bug fix / hands-on
  • Be able to replace other developer team members in the event of an absence due to PTO or an emergency
  • Must be a strong team player with a personal commitment toward the business and its customers

Required competencies

  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience working on WordPress projects
  • Comfortable with both: front and back end development
  • Proven knowledge in following areas:
  • PHP
  • Apache
  • MySql
  • WordPressCMS
  • Front-end technologies (such as HTML, JavaScript, CSS, and jQuery)
  • Source Control - GIT
  • Experience with working in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a dynamic, agile environment
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong ability to troubleshoot software problems - identify and solve problems creatively and effectively
  • Ability to learn and understand our processes, as well as recommend ways to continuously improve
  • Excellent communication skills - verbal and written
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • Up-to-date with the latest trends, techniques, and technologies
  • Ethical conduct

Preferred Competencies

  • Modern JavaScript Frameworks: Angular, Knockout, React, Vue, Ember
  • NodeJS
  • Basics of SASS / CSS
  • Deep understanding of Agile project concepts