Job Opportunity: PHP/SQL Software Developer – Stevenage, UK
From Alexander Street Press:
Alexander Street Press is an award winning electronic publisher, providing innovative products to academic and public libraries worldwide. Highly regarded in our field, we produce online collections of textual, audio and video materials, and create tools to enable academics to find, use and perform research on these materials.
We’re looking for an energetic and talented PHP/SQL Software Developer with experience and interest in libraries, academics institutions and digital-humanities field of study to expand our team. The successful candidate will enjoy a challenging and stimulating role which actively encourages creativity and innovation.
Technical experience requirements include:
Required: 2+ years developing Web based applications
Required: Database design, development and object oriented programming in PHP (experience with Zend Framework or other MVC Framework), MySQL
Required: Moderate Internet IT experience with server related skills including domain management, Database management (MySQL), PHP
Required: Experience with unit testing and version control
Nice to have: experience in XML, Xapian Database, working with a global development team,audio/video streaming, understanding of Agile software development methodology, C#, SQL Server, Action Scripts
Required: Excellent verbal and written communication skills to be able to interface with internal and external customers directly
Required: Excellent code commenting and adherence to standards
Required: Strong organizational and time management skills
Required: Self-motivated, and able to multi-task
Required: Able to function independently and still work well in a ‘team oriented’ environment
Required: Ability and willingness to perform production support and configuration management roles as necessary
Please send resume, any cover letter and any compensation requirements to jobs[@]alexanderstreetpress.com.
Employee Type: Full-time, Salaried
Salary: Commensurate With Experience / Negotiable
Benefits: Paid Vacation, Holidays
Location: Stevenage, UK