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Synacor Seeks Senior PHP Developer (Buffalo, NY)
Jan 23, 2009 @ 21:27:05

Company Synacor
Location Buffalo, NY
Title Senior Developer

Synacor is a dynamic, fun and exciting company. Jeans and t-shirts are typical office attire, even for the executives. Flexible work hours accommodate employees with special scheduling needs, early risers and those who need a little caffeinated kick-start each morning. Synacor's headquarters are located along Buffalo's waterfront and the Erie Basin Marina. Taking a few minutes to stretch your legs is as easy as walking the 1,000 feet or so to the water. The office wireless network even reaches a beautiful gazebo, making it easy to spend a little time outdoors while still being productive. We are looking for great people to join our team and be given the freedom to do the work they were hired to do.

We are seeking a Senior Developer who will monitor the underlying architecture for portal development and products and services. While acting as a mentor to the programmers and developers the Senior Developer will be overseeing the work being done on various development projects in a LAMP environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for serving as an interface between the programmers and Product Lead in order to communicate the development progress
  • Analyzes software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints
  • Responsible for delegating work to programmers and ensuring that software projects come in on time and within budget
  • Serve as a technical adviser to the Product Lead and provide programming perspective on requirements
  • Formulate and design software systems using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design
  • Review Product requirement documents as well as participating in integration calls with our partners
  • Writing technical and non-technical specifications, as well as procedural documentation
  • Writes and maintains documentation to describe program development, logic, coding, testing, changes and corrections
  • Perform other duties as assigned

What you’ll need to bring to the table:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in CIS
  • Three to Five years in a lead role within Internet industry
  • Over five years of PHP /MySQL Experience
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Understanding of product lifecycle from inception through delivery and post-delivery support
  • Multi-product, highly complex, interconnected software environment knowledge
  • Thorough understanding of the full software development life-cycle is desired
  • Ability to work within a team, make a plan and then execute the plan (there is no “I” in Synacor)
  • Ability to lead a cross-functional team and show progress on every task

What we’ll bring to the table:

  • 100% Company paid benefits (health, dental, vision)
  • Competitive compensation
  • 25 cent vending machines
  • Free Spot coffee, popcorn and cappuccino
  • Award winning company culture
  • Casual dress and flexible environment
  • Generous paid time off
  • H1B Visa Sponsorship available
  • The opportunity to make a difference!

*Relocation to Buffalo, NY is required for this position – relocation assistance is available

To apply please visit our website; www.synacor.com/jobs

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