PHP Application Developer

Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States
Apply by 20 September 2018
Entry-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 22 June 2018

Job Description

Project Description

FHI 360 designs and implements academic, professional, cultural, and youth exchange programs for students and emerging leaders around the world.

Job Summary

  • Develop modules and extensions for an existing PHP system.
  • Customize, configure, and administrate the PHP system and associated third party modules
  • Customize the interface
  • Create reports, online forms, and email campaigns using built-in modules or third-party modules
  • Troubleshoot and resolve problems reported by users
  • Work with users to test new features
  • Create and maintain documentation for code and configuration
  • Contribute to the discovery and implementation of future solutions to project information and data need

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BA/BS preferred.
  • 3 years of PHP 5 development experience
  • Strong knowledge and experience in PHP 5/7 application development as well as familiarity with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and the LAMP stack.
  • Understanding of web protocols and standards such as SOAP, JSON, HTTP(S) etc.
  • Experience managing source code using revision control systems. Git is preferred.
  • Should be comfortable working in Linux command line
  • Knowledge of coding best practices and design patterns.
  • Experience exporting and importing data sets into/from web-based data platforms
  • 3 years or more of PHP Development experience
  • Proficiency in HTML/CSS is required
  • Working knowledge of PHP, MYSQL, JavaScript, JQuery

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree or its International Equivalent - Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Management Information Systems or Related Field.
  • 2– 5 Years of work experience.
  • Working knowledge of project management concepts Possession of excellent analytical skills. Possession of excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Customer Service Oriented
  • Read, write and speak English; fluent in host country language required.
  • Experience in use of programming languages and platform technologies.
  • Prior experience working in a non- governmental organization (NGO).

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

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FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

About the Organization

About FHI 360: FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: PHP Application Developer

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