9 Apr 2013

Full-Time Senior PHP Developer

OdopodSan Francisco, California, United States

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Job Description

What is an Odopod Senior PHP Developer?

Technology Leader
Senior PHP Developers lead project development at Odopod. They are responsible for planning and implementing the code that drives our projects as well as collaborating with other developers and vendors to execute on larger projects.
Creative Problem Solver
Odopod’s Senior PHP Developers are expected to solve complex engineering problems quickly and smartly. They contribute their ideas at various stages of the project, including having a strong voice in application architecture, investigating solutions, and finding ways to innovate.
Always Learning 
Senior PHP Developers are motivated to learn new languages and skills in order to expand their opportunities for unique projects. They participate in industry events and share what they learn back to the studio.
Job Responsibilities

• Provide technical planning, development, and systems integration on client engagements from definition phase through implementation

• Facilitate communication of technical matters among internal teams as well as external partners and client contacts

• Write clean, stable, unit-tested code and accompanying documentation where needed

• May delegate programming tasks to other team members, providing supervision as needed

• Work with producers to identify and address project status issues

• Analyze requirements, wireframes, and capabilities of related systems to propose appropriate solutions

• Mentor developers by sharing new tools and techniques

• Assist Producers and/or Executive Producer in the creations of requirements, timelines, and estimates for projects and new business opportunities

• Research and share industry innovations and trends

• Identify opportunities to improve our methodologies

• Promote Odopod through publishing, speaking engagements and attending of tech events and conferences


• Have 5+ years development experience

• Deep experience with server-side application development in PHP using frameworks like Symfony, Cake, and Zend

• Some experience with other server-side languages such as Python, Ruby, and Java

• Some experience with systems administration, web server configuration (Apache/Nginx/Gunicorn), database server management (MySQL/PostgreSQL) and other common web stack services

• Solid expertise with open web standards technologies, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, including jQuery and other libraries

• Strong experience and interest in both custom and open-source CMS tools

• Have experience with task planning and estimating effort

• Approach technical challenges with an open mind and desire to innovate

• Appreciate great design and thrive in a creative environment

• Have experience working on small to medium‐sized teams

• Communicative and clear under tight deadlines

• Have strong personal organization and attention to detail

• Are flexible and adaptable to both organizational and project-level changes



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Job Categories: Engineering and Featured. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: cake, php, symfony, and zend. Salary: 100,000 and above.

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