Red Ventures is a marketing firm which owns and operates several dynamic online marketing businesses in the Ballantyne area of Charlotte, North Carolina.
We are seeking a Senior Programmer who is able to function as a Lead Developer for a small team of programmers. This person should have experience in real-world LAMP (Linux/FreeBSD, Apache, MySQL, PHP/Perl) development as well as a proven record participating and working with the business side of a company.
Red Ventures focuses on exciting growth industries and our expertise is in customer acquisition marketing. Our success is built upon our team of high achieving and smart marketers, high performing and often unique direct response marketing channels (online, offline, and in-person), a superior web and phone sales infrastructure, and a robust technology and reporting platform.
The Red Ventures businesses focus on home related consumer services, homes security, internet service, phone service and satellite radio. We are one of the top three DirecTV dealers; we also have new online businesses selling home security, internet service, phone service and satellite radio.
We have experienced double digit growth quarter over quarter throughout 2005, and each month in 2006 was a record breaking month. We forecast continued quarter over quarter growth throughout 2007.
The primary job responsibility for this position is to provide PHP programming and functionality for a wide variety of consumer-related websites, intranets, extranets and web-based applications. This entails designing, evaluating, updating and maintaining object oriented applications in PHP. This position is as a lead developer, responsible for managing 2 to 4 developers for one of our larger businesses. This position requires the developer to have some business savvy to translate vague business requirements into tangible and accurate technical requirements as well as to anticipate future requirements within the design of new systems. The management aspect of this position is expected to entail 10% to 20% of your time.
Successful candidates will have demonstrable experience building real online applications in a LAMP environment and will be able to make a meaningful contribution from day one. They will be comfortable working with team members at all levels and departments within the organization. These individuals will be willing to share their opinions and insights with business leaders on a daily basis in order to affect rapid decision cycles and effective technical solutions to business requirements.
- Bachelorâ€™s Degree in Information Sciences or commensurate work experience
- Systems design of medium to large systems.
- 4+ years of solid PHP and MySQL development
- Willing and able to manage a small team of developers.
- Ability to translate business requirements into system design
- Ability to partner and work in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment
- Strong debugging skills and the ability to easily and quickly read and modify existing code
- Sense of humor
This is the perfect opportunity for LAMP Developers looking to play a key role in creating enabling technology for a successful online and offline marketing company.
We offer a competitive salary, a superior work environment and excellent benefits. Relocation assistance is available for the right candidates.
For additional company information and to view all of our exciting opportunities please visit www.redventures.com