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Sr. Back-end Developer

We are open to freelance and full-time arrangements.

We’re always looking for skilled back-end developers. We look for both a mastery of the hands-on aspects of web application engineering, as well as an ability to design solid back-end architectures that integrate with other systems and technologies; and, the ability to effectively communicate these solutions verbally and in written documentation.

Responsibilities include participating in the development of  server-side engineering solutions; integrating your code with other technologies (Web Services, client back-end systems, content management systems, etc); and working with front-end developers.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • 3+ years software development experience.
  • Extensive experience with server-side scripting in one of these languages: PHP, Java, .Net
  • Deep experience with database technologies  such as MySQL, PostreSQL, MSSQL.
  • Experience with Linux or Windows server admin.
  • Knowledge of at least one web application development framework  (Spring, RoR, Zend etc…)
  • Experience with integrating major 3rd party APIs  such as Facebook Open Graph, Twitter, Google Maps, YouTube, Open Social, etc…
  • Familiarity with one of the following: Drupal, Joomla, WordPress.
  • Experience with source control using SVN, GitHub, or Mercurial.
  • Excellent time management, problem solving, teamwork, and communication skills.
  • Ability to follow technical specifications and production processes.

Skill pluses:

  • The ability to write standards compliant XHTML & CSS.
  • Experience using JS Frameworks such as jQuery, MooTools, YUI, etc…

Compensation

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience and skill breadth.

To apply

Send your resume and a note regarding your interest to team@xif.com.