Jr. PHP Developer

My client, specializing in creating marketing software and located in the flatiron district of NYC, is looking for Junior to mid-level PHP developers to join their team. This position will be mostly back-end development utilizing PHP and Postgresql. Knowledge in JavaScript, jQuery and/or backbone.js is also crucial to contribute to the front-end portion of the application as well. This individual must also have good communication skills for you will need to work both individually and collaboratively in this small team, fast-paced environment.

This is a full-time position offering a competitive base salary, solid benefits and the ability to learn and grow in a creative atmosphere. If you’re interested and think you may be a good fit please apply now to nyjobs@cypressg.com.

Senior PHP Developer

We are seeking a mild-mannered Senior PHP Developer ready to dust off super hero cape and get to work! With a recent $12.2 in financing, We are taking a leadership position in the mobile offers and local rewards programs market. As part of a fast paced, dynamic team, your extraordinary powers will be put into action with a wide range of development, implementation, and maintenance activities for our loyalty shopping platform.

Challenges will include development of platform infrastructure components in support of application content, applications content in the form of meta-data and page templates, data feeds design, implementation, and handling, platform performance optimizations, and development and deployment of dynamic shopping sites, customer portals and other marketing services.

Your noble skills will be used to:

Design, develop and deploy platform code and applications content for our platform
Work closely with product management to define and refine product requirements
Lead feature design, estimation and oversee work of junior developers

Ability to discern powers of your colleagues and make best use of the team’s skills.
5+ years of experience building and deploying medium-large scale web based applications using Tomcat (or similar) and Apache
Demonstrated experience with the ability to lead and mentor other developers
Strong experience with PHP and LAMP stack
Experience with PHP development frameworks such as Symfony, design patterns
Strong experience with relational databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, etc.
Good diagnostic and debugging techniques
Product development lifecycle including specification and quality assurance
Solid verbal and written communications skills
Minimum Bachelor’s degree in CS or related field
Sense of humor
Your desire to serve for the good of others will have resulted in additional experience such as:

Experience with Smarty or another PHP template framework
Experience with XML and JavaScript
Understanding of memory & thread management
Experience with Web Services, SOAP, AJAX, etc.
Experience with e-commerce applications, shopping search or targeting, ad networks, analytics/reporting/data Warehouse applications, mobile applications, online affiliate marketing, SEO/SEM, and email marketing
We seek people who share our values of customer focus, high-quality standards, dedication, independence, and a fun work environment. Everyone is empowered and responsible for innovating, building, producing and putting their ‘super powers’ to work on behalf of our clients.