Software Developer

  • location: Port Chester, NY
  • type: Permanent
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Software Developer

job summary:
The position will report directly to the VP of Application Development and will be part of the Development team responsible for developing and improving our website, showroom and corporate applications.The role requires strong technical skills, and good communication skills for collaboration with the rest of the development team, IT Product Management and QA teams.

location: Port Chester, New York
job type: Permanent
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
  • Work closely with the product team and shared development resources across all phases of projects
  • Write "clean", well designed code
  • Produce detailed specifications
  • Troubleshoot, test and maintain the core product software and databases to ensure strong security, performance, optimization and functionality
  • Contribute in all phases of the development life-cycle
  • Follow industry best practices
  • Develop and deploy new features to facilitate related procedures and tools if necessary
  • Forecast resource needs based upon the project road-map
  • Provide guidance and leadership to other developers
  • Rapidly develop proof of concepts to demonstrate proposed solutions to key decision makers
  • Document all development activities in accordance with the company best practices
  • Perform other duties as they arise
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject, or equivalent experience
  • A minimum 6-8 years of solid web development experience using LAMP stack technologies in a professional environment using object oriented and MVC design
  • Demonstrated knowledge of modern SDLC, Agile/Scrum, Kanban etc.
  • Understanding of CVS workflows, primarily GIT
  • Extensive PHP (5.5+) experience with MySQL and Apache
  • Familiarity with one or more PHP frameworks
  • Strong front-end JavaScript, jQuery as well as other libraries or frameworks and CSS/Sass knowledge
  • Smarty, Handlebars or other template frameworks
  • Experience with RESTful API design, development and consumption using JSON and XML
  • Passion for best design and coding practices and a desire to develop new bold ideas
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple tasks and priorities
  • Sharp attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to cross collaborate amongst internal departments
  • Comfortable using and developing with a Mac
  • Good experience and comfort level with Linux
  • Self-motivated and willing to "do what it takes" to get the job done

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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