JVT Advisors

Sr. PHP Developer

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Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
Employment Type: Contract

Job Description

Contract Length: 6+ Months - 2 Days REMOTE!!

Keys to the Role

  • PHP
  • Javascript (Node/Angular/React/Vue)
  • AWS Lambda is BIG PLUS


We focus on data wrangling, analytics, and visualization to transform data into actionable insights. Looking for experienced candidates with expertise in: client and server side web programming in PHP, JavaScript frameworks like Angular/Node/React/Vue, backend databases MySQL along with a good understanding of web design and usability. Experience in configuring and using cloud environments such as AWS and technologies like Lambda. 

You will work closely with internal and external clients and serve as both a consultant and solutions provider, help architect and define solutions to meet the business needs, and oversee testing, quality assurance and post roll-out troubleshooting and enhancements


Key Responsibilities

  • Create technical application designs by documenting process flows; mapping functional requirements to technical requirements; creating database diagrams; and creating application prototypes, where applicable
  • Estimate the level of effort required to complete technical work. Plan technical work so that it may be completed on schedule and within budget
  • Develop complex applications using the appropriate approach and technology, with focus on long-term support implications
  • Coordinate quality control activities by developing test plans, executing tests, and facilitating transition to end-users for testing and signoff
  • Builds web applications using predefined template structures to respond to client needs
  • Participates in client needs assessments, develops strategy and information architecture, including sitemaps and wireframes
  • Supports clients’ technical issues with web applications
  • Acts as liaison with internal partners and individual users to ensure positive web experience

Preferred Skills / Prerequisites

  • Web and application development using PHP
  • Experience in writing JavaScript targeting the Node runtime for AWS Lambda or equivalent
  • JavaScript and JavaScript frameworks such as Angular/Node/React/Vue
  • HTML5 / CSS
  • Version control repositories like Bitbucket
  • Task management in software development tools like Jira and Confluence
  • A desire to write re-usable, readable code using the most up to date industry standards
  • Strong communication skills, particularly in translating perceived needs into technical requirements
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently in a fast paced, deadline driven environment


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