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InvestorGuide.com Seeks Web Developer (Fairfax, VA)
Jan 25, 2008 @ 13:13:44

Company InvestorGuide.com
Location Fairfax, VA
Title Web Developer

Are you a talented Web developer who’s ready to put your skills to work on best-in-class websites? Enjoy developing and coding robust and scalable backends that support large, highly trafficked web applications? We are looking for someone who has strong and flexible skills in Web development to help create standards-based websites that are technically sound, user-friendly, and profitable.

InvestorGuide.com is looking for a creative and technically accomplished Back-End Web Developer who will be responsible for the creation, administration, modification and support of our dynamic and database-driven web pages, tools, games and content. You should be a standards-aware web developer interested in writing, updating, testing and optimizing the code that supports our current portfolio of financial websites. You should have an expertise and knowledge in the areas of phpMyAdmin, MySQL, and server maintenance and administration, with attention to ensuring that our applications can handle high levels of traffic. Ability to handle company-wide IT issues is key along with a strong eye for database schema design. You will be given flexibility in determining exact scope of your responsibilities which may also include front-end web development and design. You should be capable of fulfilling many project requirements simultaneously.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Expertise with at least one web scripting language (preferably PHP)
  • Knowledge of Web Standards and user-oriented design
  • Well-versed in HTML, CSS, Javascript and AJAX.
  • Knowledge of MySQL database design, configuration and performance tuning
  • Experience integrating front-end templates with back-end functionality.
  • Ability to research emerging technologies and identify possible applications

Also Desirable:

  • Knowledge of semantic HTML and experience implementing search engine optimization techniques
  • Experience with object-oriented programming and the MVC pattern
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Desire to work with other talented people in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Willingness to contribute to the business in non-technical areas

Compensation and Benefits
We offer competitive compensation commensurate with experience. Benefits include health, dental and vision with 100% paid premiums, profit sharing plan, semi-annual performance-based bonuses, and paid vacations/holidays. Our team environment stretches beyond the workplace with frequent team outings and post-work activities, Friday lunches and trivia nights at local restaurants.

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