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UJA-Federation of New York Seeks PHP Web Developer (New York, NY)
Nov 18, 2010 @ 13:58:17

Company UJA-Federation of New York
Location New York, NY
Title PHP Web Developer, Information Technology Services

Position Summary:
The world’s largest local philanthropy, UJA-Federation of New York cares for those in need, rescues those in harm’s way, and renews and strengthens the Jewish people in New York, in Israel, and around the world. Funds raised by UJA-Federation sustain the activities of more than 100 health, human-service, educational, and community agencies. Every day, these community-based organizations provide a multitude of services that improve and enhance people’s lives.

UJA-Federation is looking for a PHP web developer to work on in-house projects to extend our website built on Open Source technologies.


  • Responsible for the development, implementation, documentation and maintenance of applications
  • PHP development with extensive responsibilities in object-oriented paradigm, MySQL, and GD libraries
  • Web development, including cross-browser compatibility, XHTML, CSS, security, JavaScript, and XML
  • MySQL skills, including writing complex queries, troubleshooting, and optimizing
  • Experience in developing with MVC frameworks
  • JavaScript development in jQuery and prototype
  • Collaborate with other technical members on the development of application and systems

Prior Experience, Skills, and Education

  • B.A. required
  • Software-engineering background, including experience in software-development methodologies, best practices, and industry-standard design principles
  • One to three years of experience in developing websites or online web applications using object-oriented PHP5 and MySQL for data back end
  • Experience with SilverStripe CMS framework is a plus
  • Experience with Zend framework and Linux skills, including work with SVN for source control, is a plus
  • Ability to quickly diagnose issues and define and propose optimal solutions to technical issues
  • Excellent problem solving, organization and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Detail-oriented

EOE. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. If interested, e-mail your resume and cover letter to jobs@ujafedny.org with "PHP-WEB" in the subject line.

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