Arck Interactive is hiring Elgg Developers!

February 5, 2013 Published by

We’re looking for talented Elgg/PHP developers to join our rapidly expanding team. Our ideal candidate kicks ass, chews bubble gum and has a proven track record developing highly scalable web applications on the LAMP stack and enjoys collaborating with project teams over great distances. Our small team is spread out all over the US, Canada and Europe.

These technical skills are a must:

  • Demonstrable experience developing high traffic PHP applications using MVC/OOP frameworks
  • Demonstrable experience developing Elgg plugins
  • Expert knowledge of LAMP stack
  • Web services, 3rd party APIs & data exchange formats (XML, JSON, etc.)
  • Javascript, jQuery/AJAX
  • Relational database design using MySQL
  • Prior contributions to open-source projects

These interpersonal skills are a must:

  • Ability to communicate complex technical information to team members and clients, both oral and written
  • Ability to set realistic expectations and deadlines and manage your own deliverables
  • Ability to delegate tasks to other team members as needed
  • Ability to raise issues before they become critical
  • Ability to QA your own code and deliver quality all of the time

These technical skills are a bonus:

  • Doctrine or another ORM
  • Sphinx or Lucene/Solr
  • HTML5/CSS3
  • Javascript MVC frameworks (Backbone, SproutCore, Sammy, etc.)
  • NoSQL databases (such as MongoDB, CouchDB, RavenDB, etc.)
  • Mobile design/development experience
  • Google Apps APIs

If interested, please respond to gigs(AT)arckinteractive.com, tell us why you think you’re a good fit and include code or plugin examples that demonstrate your expertise. Applicants who do not supply this information shall be /ignored. 😉

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