[thelist] [JOB] Junior Applications Developers - San Antonio, TX

Jay Blanchard jblanchard at pocket.com
Wed Feb 14 08:53:25 CST 2007

Good morning folks!

I have an urgent need for two intermediate PHP developers (1.5 - 2 years), no degree required, but needs to have demonstrable equivalent work experience. These are currently slated as 6 month positions (likely to be permanent) with a rapidly growing and very exciting company. I know it sounds clichéd, but if you like a fast paced environment you will love it here.

So if you are in the San Antonio TX area or know of someone who fits the bill please send them and their résumé's my way. Forward this to others. I need to get these butts in seats within the next few days. Telecommuting contracts are not currently an option. Please e-mail me off-list about questions.


This position is responsible for the architecture, development and maintenance of web, back end infrastructure applications, and public internet web sites. Programs, tests and debugs all applications in appropriate QA environment, adhering to departmental standards, policies and procedures. Performs all tasks and completes projects based upon an extensive knowledge of the local computing environment. Technical understanding of all hardware, server O/S, and application connectivity between servers, the Internet is required. Software knowledge base should include PHP, MySQL, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, and XML. Other desirable software knowledge includes C++ and TCP communication protocols. Knowledge of Linux operating systems is a plus.

Duties and Responsibilities
*	Work with Senior Application development staff, as well as business and product departments to develop and write application systems and programs. 
*	Work within production control guidelines for web postings and/or production application changes. 
*	Testing of each solution to ensure proper performance and efficiency guidelines are met. 
*	Obtains and maintains a working knowledge of operating systems and hardware used by the Web and Development groups, and systemic relationships with outside service providers and designers. 
*	Documents programs in accordance with development standards and procedures. Create and/or modify current documentation. 
*	Participate in "on-call" call support for applications developed in-house.
*	Other projects/duties as assigned. 

Job Requirements 
*	Strong knowledge of relational database concepts (preferably MySQL, Oracle, MS-SQL). 
*	1-2 years experience in application development using PHP and/or C++. 
*	Ability to develop applications using Internet Communication Protocols (TCP/IP). 
*	Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work with end users to meet appropriate deadlines. 
*	Trains incoming staff on program functionality, design, and architecture. 
*	Great attention to detail. 
*	Ability to handle multiple tasks. 
*	Excellent organizational skills. 
*	Foster company success through a professional appearance, being courteous to customers & all Pocket associates, and by having a positive attitude. 

Required Education
*	Required Education: Bachelor degree in MIS or Computer Science or Business or related field or equivalent experience preferred.

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