[nycphp-jobs] PHP developer with Amazon EC2 Experience

sayhello at sayhello at
Tue Apr 7 14:47:08 EDT 2009

Core Industries is seeking an experienced PHP Developer to join our growing team of committed, conscientious, and talented stars. As a PHP Developer, you will be responsible for building high-profile, high-traffic, websites, systems, and other interactive projects. This is a hands-on position, and you must be highly skilled with PHP, MySQL and SVN.

You must be capable of working on a wide range of projects, architecting and building complex back-end content management tools, logical games, Facebook applications, mobile applications, server management tools, as well as bringing information forward to the presentation layer using AJAX, XML/Flash and/or Javascript.

We are currently looking for a candidate that has worked with Amazon's Compute cloud EC2, and has experience with load balancing, and high performance MySQL tuning.

* Design and Develop backend systems on LAMP platform
* Maintain and leverage SVN within a team environment
* Provide system administration on our CentOS-based servers
* Awareness of best practices and emerging technology / trends

* PHP 5 and OOP methodology
* Strong grasp of design patterns
* Experience with Subversion
* 4 years of web development and a portfolio to show for it
* HTML / CSS / AJAX experience
* MySQL tuning experience
* Strong attention to detail

Core Industries is located in Brooklyn, New York. We are a new breed of interactive design shop. Not only do we marry high-end design with technology, but we also focus on the "triple bottom line" of people, planet, and profit. We seek to work with clients that do no harm, and we are looking for people that want to contribute to the world, as well as the world of business.

We offer:
* Competitive salary of up to $85k (based on experience)
* Medical and Dental insurance 
* Retirement plan
* Profit Sharing
* A laid back work environment (Gunnar, the office chocolate lab sees to that)
* Ongoing education
* Flexibility to work offsite

This position is for freelance leading to possible full-time staff position in our Dumbo office. To be considered, please send your cover letter, resume and example URLs to sayhello at with PHP DEVELOPER as the subject. Please describe your role in each project.

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