PHP Web Developer at Giftsdirect.com

GiftsDirect.com is a well established E-business company and is the market leader in its sector. Having migrated most of its business online, the company is experiencing excellent growth, and has recently launched a major expansion drive internationally to build on its successful business both in Ireland and overseas.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Web Developer to work in an award winning dynamic Irish eCommerce company (Best Online Exporter, Best e-Business Website shortlist, Internet Entrepreneur 2007). GiftsDirect.com is Irelands largest Online Gift Company delivering Gifts Worldwide.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 yrs commercial experience developing accessible, W3C standards-compliant eCommerce based web sites using PHP5, XHTML, CSS, JavaScript and MySQL. This hands-on role will require the successful candidate to work both on his/her own initiative and in parallel with a third party vendor through all phases of the web development lifecycle; requirements analysis & specification, site structure and design, website construction, testing, pre-production, go-live and ongoing maintenance.

A flair for driving best-of-breed customer experience and a proven ability to communicate effectively with varied stakeholders (internal business owners, external vendors, senior management) are essential for the role.

Essential Requirements

-          Proven PHP5 experience developed on the Zend Framework

-          Experience in XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, Ajax, and MySQL

-          Minimum 3 years experience developing mission-critical, web sites with exposure to the full web development lifecycle, ideally this would include ecommerce and cart experience

-          Strong organisational skills and an ability to work in tandem with third party vendors to deliver solutions to business requirements

-          Experience with object oriented programming (OO PHP5 preferred), UML / design patterns and a passion for conformance to web development processes and standards while maintaining an unflinching consumer focus

-          Experience of all aspects of web testing including functionality, usability, performance / scalability, interface, security and A/B testing

-          Must be able to work on your own initiative, demonstrating excellent presentation and communication skills to both technical and non-technical audiences

Experience of the following would be advantageous

  • Exposure to open source e-commerce platforms such as Magento
  • Experience with Content Management systems (e.g. Joomla, Drupal)
  • Design techniques (e.g. context sensitive navigation, specialised controls, etc.)
  • Site optimisation for mobile platforms
  • Exposure to SSL/Secure Servers
  • SEO implementation

No Agencies Please

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