PHP Rear End Data Developer/ Contract/ Boston area

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Tom Gugger
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PHP/ SR Back End--Data Developer/ Contract/ Boston

Work is done on site
US Citizen or Greencard

We have a six month corp to corp contract for an experienced PHP/
SR Back end Data Developer. Version 5.2x or newer is preferred. This
contract requires other proven skills listed below. Our client is rated as =
one of the best companies in the Boston area to work for. This is an early =
August start.

Please read the description below, if interested and qualified, email resum=
e to All work is done on site. US Citizens and
Greencard holders are welcome to apply. Excellent communication skills are =

Job Description: Senior Back-End/Data Developer
We are seeking a talented developer to build, enhance, scale and optimize o=
ur back projects. This person is a key part of the team that delivers a cor=
e product: Data. This role is a blend of technology and data. Ideal candida=
tes will have a can-do attitude, passion for data, extensive development ex=
perience, and will be able to get up to speed quickly.=20

Key Responsibilities:
The Back-end Developer creates and maintains the systems that directly affe=
ct the data. This includes development related to (but is not necessarily l=
imited to) the following:

=95    Acquisition, processing, and distribution of both core and meta-data
=95    Matching
=95    Searching
=95    Tools for Data Operations & Data Quality Analysis

Required Skills:
The ideal candidate possesses the following skills:

=95    MySQL - Database development expertise including performance optimizati=
on knowledge
=95    Expertise using PHP for complex non-web processing tasks
=95    Python Python development experience
=95    ETL Experience importing, matching, cleaning, scrubbing large data =
=95    NoSql Cassandra, Mongo, Hadoop related technologies.
=95    Search Technology SOLR, Sphinx, etc.
=95    Object Oriented Development / CS Background - Ideal candidates should u=
nderstand object oriented development, and apply OO concepts to everything =
they do. Formal CS background or experience preferred.
=95    Self-Starter - Looking for candidates who can jump in quickly and not b=
e shy about asking questions
=95    Computer science degree preferred

Bonus Skills:
PHP5 - Familiar with the latest features in PHP 5.2.X and 5.3.X.
SCRUM - Experience working in an Agile development environment.
ETL Tools Experience working with either open source or commercially av=
ailable ETL tools

This is a senior position. We are looking for somebody who has at least 5+ =
years of significant development experience.

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