[nycphp-jobs] Jpb Posting for PHP DB Appl Dev

Larry St Pierre larrystpierre8 at
Thu Apr 15 17:36:14 EDT 2010

Please post the following PHP role in NYC for full-time perm position at Foothold Technology.



Larry St Pierre 
Senior Technical Recruiter for Foothold Technology


PHP Database Application Developer – New York City - $70k to $90k 

We are Foothold Technology ( and we make software that helps social service and nonprofit agencies deliver client services more effectively and more efficiently.  Numerous agencies across the country use our software to improve the lives of their clients.  In turn, those agencies affect many clients. We use ‘cloud’ architecture to deliver our software to our clients.  We built it using Apache, LINUX, PHP and Postgres.  We’re looking for a highly qualified Database  Application Developer who knows these technologies AND who passionately believes in building better software to help those who help others.  This new permanent position will report to the Director of Application Development and will be located at our corporate headquarters in downtown New York City.   
Requirements include:
--4 to 5 years experience in PHP programming, as we currently use PHP5 (version 5.2.8).                                                                                                                                                                          
--Significant LAMP environment experience (Linux, Apache, PostgreSQL/MySQL and PHP). 
--3 to 5 years experience in relational database programming, including writing efficient and effective database queries and updates and working on both coding AND architecture.  PostgreSQLPL/SQL experience preferred,
--Experience in data modeling and with large, complex distributed databases (using cloud computing and/or Software as a Service), is very advantageous.
Strong AJAX, HTML and JavaScript skills.
--Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Programming (OOP) principles.
--Willingness to work with existing code paradigms and structures in a process of re-engineering and improvement to adjust to changing customer needs.                                       
--Work well within a team through collaboration, communication and on-time delivery of assignments.                                                                                                                                                                                                                              --Strong analytical, logic, mathematical, organizational and problem-solving skills.                                               
--Detail-oriented with emphasis on quality and a proven ability to learn and utilize new technologies.                   
--Excellent work ethic and ability to take responsibility for ones work and software products.
--Excellent oral and written communications skills, including technical and specifications writing. 
--Zend Framework experience (for future use), a plus.
If you are creative, want to make a real difference, have the right stuff and want to join our passionate and proactive Application Development Team, we want to hear from YOU!  Send your resume IMMEDIATELY so we can review your experience and expertise NOW.  If you appear to be qualified, you will hear from me, Larry St Pierre, Senior Technical Recruiter, for an extensive phone screen. Contact me at larrystpierre8 at  

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