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The Healthy City Project Seeks Web Developer/PHP Programmer
May 27, 2009 @ 14:56:32

Company The Healthy City Project
Location Los Angeles, CA
Title Innovative Web Developer/PHP Programmer

The mission of the Healthy City Project is to improve the ability of low-income, underserved children, youth, and their families to access services and to facilitate smarter resource planning throughout L.A. County. To this end, Healthy City (HC) has created a user friendly GIS mapping website that provides access to the largest database of community resources and localized demographic, health, and economic data for all of L.A. County. Always on the cutting edge of technology, is widely recognized as a national model in how to re-purpose GIS technology for public sector use. HC was recently recognized as a featured project for the Netsquared 2008 Conference (N2Y3) and is in the process of statewide expansion. Along with our online site, HC provides direct research and technical assistance to governmental (elected and otherwise), philanthropic, and community based institutions including community engaged mapping, policy research, and website development. The Healthy City Project is a program within the Advancement Project LA, a nonprofit research and public policy organization near downtown Los Angeles.

Healthy City is now seeking a highly qualified Web Developer/PHP Programmer with working knowledge and experience to help lead its successful online site and various research and policy portals. This position will work directly with Healthy City's Technology Manager and Technology consultants assisting in multiple aspects of the project including the website design, development, maintenance and administration for a wide range of research/technology projects.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Construct, develop, code, debug and maintain of interactive mapping website applications.
  • Participate in project status review meeting with Team Lead.
  • Assist in setting scope of work and timelines for various technology projects, including updating and maintaining existing sites as well as development of new websites.
  • Plan and implement enhancement of existing and creation of new Web-based applications, including but not limited to interactive features and tools that facilitate data analysis.
  • Participation in systems analysis and design efforts regarding user interfaces, definition of process specifications and design of application structures.
  • Conform to in-house software development processes, and defined software design methodologies for the development and implementation of Internet based applications
  • Perform code evaluation and make recommendations for software adaptation
  • Generate application test data as necessary and validate any data conversion requirements for final implementation and production rollout.
  • Database management; maintain data for as well as other projects; conduct data preparation and clean-up.
  • Liaison as necessary between the Technology Manager and Technology consultants regarding and various project websites.
  • Timely communication of issues and status information to Technology Manager concerning system development activities.
  • Quality assurance testing and usability testing for various project websites.

Additional Qualifications:

  • 4+ years programming experience required in application development.
  • High-level programming/scripting experience (PHP5 tree, JavaScript, XML, CSS).
  • High-level SQL programming.
  • Strong background in open-source environments, software, and tools (Linux, Apache, PHP, PostgreSQL, MySQL, etc).
  • Computer Science trained graduate or with equivalent work experience
  • Strong web application documentation, design, coding and testing experience
  • Proven analytical ability to create/modify application code to support new functionality.
  • Strong debugging experience with code written by other developers
  • Proven ability to execute project deliverables within effort and elapsed time estimates
  • Proven experience in meeting workload estimates as defined in project work plan.
  • Strong familiarity with demographic, health and economic datasets highly preferred.
  • Experience or interest working with GIS mapping.
  • Understanding of Web 2.0 concepts and capabilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the proven ability to work with diverse communities.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, i.e. facilitation, outreach and message delivery Flexibility to adjust and contribute to continually evolving work situation and changing priorities.

    Please send cover letters and resumes to:
    ATTN: Lori Thompson
    1541 Wilshire Blvd. Ste 508, Los Angeles CA 90017
    Or e-mail to: or fax to: 213.989.1309

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Tubefilter Seeks Lead Developer / PHP Ninja (Los Angeles, CA)
August 18, 2008 @ 08:43:11

Company Tubefilter
Location Los Angeles, CA
Title Lead Developer / PHP Ninja

We're Tubefilter, a Los Angeles based startup in the IPTV space. We're building something '" but we can't tell you what it is unless you apply. So send us your resume already.

Ninja Coder

Your Primary Skills:
PHP, MySQL, Ninja like ability to build and deploy awesome applications online

Your Secondary Skills/Interests/Passing Familiarities:

  • (a mix of some of the following would be nice, with stuff at the
  • beginning of the list being most important)
  • Python/Django, Ruby on Rails, front-end development, Information
  • architecture, wire-framing, mobile platform development, C/C++

Absolutely Required Knowledge:

    Expert in PHP and MySQL Databases
  • LAMP Platform Expert
  • Subversion (SVN)
  • Expert in HTTP, SSL, DNS, TCP/IP, XML, JSON, and RSS
  • Experience building and deploying on Facebook, MySpace, and OpenSocial platforms
  • Experience building Internet-scale distributed server systems and delivering them into a 24-7, high-availability production environment.
  • Experience in Design Patterns, Object Oriented Design and Programming, Software Development life cycle process and procedures.

Not required but a bonus: Passion for server administration

We don't care about school. Your technical ability and experience is all that counts around here.


  • Like to SCRUM.
  • Be curious.
  • Love the startup environment.
  • Code elegantly.
  • Work well in a team environment.
  • Be capable of working independently on dev but work together with rest of team on overall strategy and features.
  • Like waffles (we make them together every morning) and Wii.

What you should send us:
Links to web apps you have built (and your CV). If you don't have any, send us your resume and a good idea of why you will help us build a web application. Send us a list of the blogs you read, your top three favorite web shows, and some links that demonstrate your social media footprint.

Salary Range: Negotiable, based on experience.
Permits: GreenCard or other US Work permit needed

For more info contact

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Job Posting:
Schematic Seeks PHP Developers (New York, NY; Atlanta, GA; Los Angeles, CA)
August 12, 2008 @ 15:30:14

Company Schematic
Location New York, NY; Atlanta, GA; Los Angeles, CA
Title PHP Developers

Schematic, one of the nation's leading interactive agencies, is seeking PHP developers (all levels) to join our Open Source Platforms Group in New York, NY; Los Angeles, CA; and Atlanta, GA.

Schematic provides both design and technology solutions for a variety of platforms including the PC, mobile and television. Our mission is to create simple yet powerful solutions to our clients' business challenges. Some of our clients include Dell, Target, Disney, Nokia, Comcast, Intel, MTV, and Motorola. You can read more about our company at


  • 3+ years of solid software development experience using PHP
  • 1+ years experience with object-oriented programming and PHP 5
  • Experience writing and optimizing SQL queries for MySQL, Oracle, or PostgreSQL
  • B.S. in Computer Science, or equivalent experience
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills


  • Use of source code management tools, such as Subversion
  • Experience implementing common security practices
  • Zend Framework 1.0+
  • Model-View-Controller design and implementation
  • Data modeling
  • Database stored procedures, functions (Oracle PL/SQL, MySQL functions, etc.)
  • Design and/or maintenance of highly-trafficked applications
  • Unit testing practices
  • UML diagramming
  • Integrating with third-party vendors
  • Release management and deployment
  • Knowledge of systems administration and design

For consideration, please forward your resume to

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Job Posting:
East 13 Seeks PHP Developer (Los Angeles, CA)
July 29, 2008 @ 09:38:17

Company East 13
Location Los Angeles, CA
Title PHP Developer Rock star

This position is responsible for the development and troubleshooting for the e-commerce website.

This person will work closely with sales, marketing, finance, engineering, and other IT personnel to assess business need. Also incumbent will develop business use cases, functional requirements and technical requirements. This analysis will support the implementation and deployment of this new business functionality through the software development lifecycle. This position requires a highly motivated individual who is comfortable with rapid changes in direction. The successful candidate will be customer oriented, results driven (i.e. solutions oriented) and passionate about delivering innovative quality services to our customers.


  • Work closely with sales manager and CEO to deliver improvements to their www site. This includes working with IT and functional leads on researching solutions, investigating capabilities, developing requirements, use cases and delivering system implementation
  • Work with sales team to ensure efficient development processes are being followed and are on schedule.
  • Ensure applications are designed to support instrumentation objectives, rapid enhancement objectives and will provide superior user experiences
  • Assist with the improvement and practice of a development methodology to consistently enhance and predictably deliver product to customers


  • 3-4+ years experience developing commercial software in a rapid/agile environment through several complete development cycles from specifications to software delivery following a proper software development lifecycle, also producing required documentation and providing production support
  • 3+ years experience implementing mission critical internet based application systems implementing best practices for software code development, re-use, and componentization
  • 3+ years experience with relational databases (SQL & PHP)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Passionate orientation and attention to detail
  • Strong Knowledge of internet technologies and languages (PHP & SQL) and large website experience with an understanding of scaling issues.
  • BA/BS or equivalent in Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical field

* MUST have awesome, relevant & recent PHP & SQL and E-Commerce experience!

Please email resume to:
No Recruiters or Staffing Firms please. Incumbent must live in LA. Thanks!

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Job Posting:
Technical Connections Seeks PHP Developers (Los Angeles, CA)
November 06, 2007 @ 13:47:00

Company Technical Connections (Recruiter)
Location Los Angeles, CA
Title PHP Developers

We have a number of Los Angeles based clients that are looking for all levels of PHP Developers.

Candidates should have solid PHP skills. Any experience with LAMP, MySQL, SCRUM, MVC, Scriptaculous, and/or Subversion will be a big plus. We have openings for candidates who can write interfaces, API calls or provide Object Oriented programming.

Additional skills include strong communication and problem-solving skills, and effective time management skills, including the ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.

Please send your resume to tschwarz [at] this domain

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Job Posting: Seeks Senior Technical Lead (Los Angeles, CA)
March 20, 2007 @ 13:04:00

Location Los Angeles, CA
Title Senior Technical Lead

We're a small, successful online retailer/renter taking charge of our service by moving away from a managed application service. The ideal candidate is a confident *nix administrator as well as an experienced PHP programmer. In order to be considered, a candidate must be proficient in MySQL (architecture, administration, and usage) and a version control system such as Subversion or CVS.

All candidates must live in the LA area. Applicants outside the area will not be considered. Please email a cover letter (to jenn [at] jiggerbug [dot] com) explaining what makes you perfect for this position, as well as your resume and salary history.

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