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Synacor Seeks Senior PHP Developer (Buffalo, NY)
January 23, 2009 @ 15:27:05

Company Synacor
Location Buffalo, NY
Title Senior Developer
Summary

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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Job Posting:
Synacor Seeks PHP Developer (Buffalo, NY)
January 23, 2009 @ 09:26:46

Company Synacor
Location Buffalo, NY
Title PHP Developer
Summary

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 PHP Developer who has experience with LINUX and PHP, JSP, ASP, or other languages used for building web based applications. This position will start out as a new Developer working with one of the Sr. Developers on the team. The development work that this Developer will perform will involve Front End / GUI Development, enhancement and maintenance of existing software modules, custom programming for clients and various data manipulation tasks.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Development, documentation, and maintenance of cutting edge web-based applications in our portal and premium service platforms
  • Conversion of design documents into HTML interface
  • Deployment of client sites, including custom development, branding, and integration with our customers' diverse billing and provisioning systems
  • Providing technical consultation and expertise to Product Managers and other Synacor staff members
  • Writing technical and non-technical specifications and the documentation of procedures
  • Reviewing Product requirement documents as well as participating in integration calls with our partners
  • Other duties as assigned

What you'll need to bring to the table:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Minimum three years experience in software or website development; proven experience developing large-scale database-driven applications
  • Extensive professional experience programming PHP or PERL
  • Expertise with HTML and JavaScript client-side scripting
  • Professional experience with MySQL or equivalent
  • Proficient in Unix/Linux use, scripting and tools
  • Knowledge of XML, SOAP and AJAX highly desirable
  • Familiarity with revision control software
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate and work well in teams (there is no "I" in Synacor)

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!

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

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