Target Directories Corp

PHP DEVELOPER

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Target Directories Corporation is an innovative Internet marketing company and comprehensive web service provider that publishes a number of camping, housing, travel and lifestyle oriented web resources. We are a young and vibrant company looking for a highly motivated and intelligent PHP programmer.

DESCRIPTION

The Web Developer’s role is to build the operations end of the organization’s Web sites and keep them running smoothly. This includes designing, building, and implementing new Web pages and sites; integrating sites with back end applications; migrating legacy applications to the Web; and performing day-to-day administration of the organization’s Web portfolio. Use of a variety of Web development languages is required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategy & Planning

  • Participate is setting organizational Web development strategy.
  • Develop and communicate Web site usage and security policies and standards to all users.
  • Define Web site architecture and overall site structure.

Operational Management

  • Develop, code, install, test, debug, and document Web applications using appropriate editors.
  • Oversee Web development projects, including intranets and extranets.
  • Update Web pages to ensure site accuracy and currency.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot problems with existing Web applications and sites.
  • Work with database administrator to design, develop, and update databases as they relate to Web applications.
  • Identify, recommend, and prioritize new Web features and applications in conjunction with business leaders and department managers.
  • Ensure security of all Web sites and related applications.
  • Perform periodic Web site audits.
  • Monitor and report on Web site traffic and performance.
  • Manage and/or provide guidance to junior members of the team.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Formal Education & Certification

  • College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science or software engineering and/or 4 years of PHP coding experience in a LAMP environment.

Knowledge & Experience

  • Strong understanding of Internet programming languages, including PHP, MySQL, and Javascript.
  • In-depth knowledge of Web technologies, protocols, and tools.
  • Thorough understanding of application development methodologies.
  • Comprehensive experience with structuring, developing, and implementing interactive corporate Web sites.
  • Experience developing for Joomla is considered an asset.
  • Experience using Git for source control is considered an asset.

Personal Attributes

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to conduct research into emerging Internet technologies and programming languages.
  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language.
  • Highly self motivated and directed.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Very strong customer service orientation.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Full Time, Permanent

COMPENSATION:

A competitive salary along with health benefits will be awarded to the right candidate.

LOCATION:

Our office is located near the major intersection of Dufferin and Lawrence, easy to reach from the 401, Allen Road, or via the subway and TTC.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Please submit Cover Letter, Resume, and Salary Expectation along with sample projects to careers@targetdirectories.com.

No Phone Calls Please.

Only qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview.