Job Summary

Back-end Web Developer

  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Salary:
    80000 $ - 90000 $ / Year
  • Job reference:
  • Category:
    Web Developer
  • Contract Type:
    Direct Hire

About the client and role:
Our client who is a leading manufacturer, distributor, and retailer of healthy living products is looking for Back-end Web Developer to be part of a team of front-end and back-end developers to maintain and carry out web development projects for their websites. This includes the main ecommerce site and several microsites. You must have a solid understanding of ecommerce and CMS platforms, LAMP stack experience, and hands-on front-end/back-end development. You will be expected to be an effective team-member and contribute creative solutions for our growing web technology needs.
What you will be doing:

  • Configuring and maintaining Magento and WordPress to work with other business tools;
  • Implementing and consuming REST services;
  • Maintaining PCI compliance requirements;
  • Providing suggestions and recommendations for new technology solutions;
  • Monitoring scheduled database and application backups;
  • Adhering to code standards;
  • Maintaining the web infrastructure for high availability of critical e-commerce operations.
  • Performing continuous web site improvements and optimizations;
  • Reviewing, evaluating, analyzing and modifying existing programming as necessary;
  • Working collaboratively with other teams on projects to improve and enhance websites.

Your background:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems or another related field;
  • At least 2 years of back-end web development experience;
  • Knowledge of e-commerce and database operations;
  • Working experience in a Linux/Apache/MySQL/PHP (LAMP) environment;
  • Extensive work experience with web frameworks;
  • Proficient developing code using: XML, PHP, SQL, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, MySQL, Prototype, HTML5, CSS3;
  • Solid programming foundation with PHP, OOP, and MVC principles and design patterns;
  • Experience working with responsive and mobile web development;
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with low tolerance for error.

A plus if you:

  • Have knowledge of or experience in natural health industry;
  • Actively embrace healthy living;
  • Believe in helping others;
  • Enjoy making a positive change in the world;
  • Have knowledge of SEO best practices;
  • Are available after-hours for servers/application troubleshooting including RedHat/CentOS, AWS, AMP


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