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Jr.-Mid. PHP Developer in Ashburn, VA at ettain group

Date Posted: 12/8/2018

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Ashburn, VA -

Job Title: Jr.- Mid. PHP Developer

Location:  Ashburn, VA

Industry:  Education

Terms:  Contract to Hire  

 Job Summary:

We are looking for an individual that is passionate about technology to add to their growing team. The ideal candidate would use their passion for technology to serve and advance education in the K-12 academic community. We are seeking an individual that has PHP development and relational database experience.

Everyone on the team is passionate about technology and education. We have a lot of enthusiasm for writing clean, dry code and frankly, we find it fun! If you feel similarly, you'll fit right in.

Who You Are:

  • You appreciate an environment where your voice matters and where you can truly impact the direction      of the company.  
  • You desire a position in which your labor directly impacts and inspires the next generation.

    You enjoy writing solid, scalable, and bug-free code and have a keen eye for development performance and security.

  • You can aggressively diagnose problems and apply creative problem-solving skills.
  • You are a strong communicator and collaborator and thrive working in a fast-paced environment.
  • You ask discovery questions and are naturally curious.

    You work well within a team environment to achieve goals and meet requirements, but also able to obtain responsibility of making independent technical decisions.

  • You see value in staying up to date with latest technologies and industry trends.
  • You have a strong commitment to life-long learning.
  • You understand some of the best solutions are most simple.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using software development best practices; Hands-on work creating, managing, and enhancing new and legacy applications 
  • Provide general support to maintain applications that meet the service levels, system availability, performance, and quality levels 
  • Collaborate with team members and partners to gather, understand, and refine business requirements that drive the analysis and design of quality technical solutions.  
  • Participate in code reviews and receive/recommend improvements to and from other developers 
  • Meet defined scopes, target dates, and budgets  
  • Utilize and participate in the full system development life cycle. 




  • 2+ years of object-oriented PHP Development experience
  • Relational Database experience (MySQL or MS SQL preferred), with advanced knowledge of schema design, indexes, and triggers 
  • Experience& advanced knowledge ofMVC frameworks (Laravel, Cake, CodeIgniter,Symfony)
  • BachelorsDegreeor equivalent work experience
  • Exceptional planning, organization, and documentation skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Project management experience with a proven track record of completing projects on time and to scope.


Job Key Words:

  • PHP, Developer, Engineer, IT Strategist, Information Technology, Education, Project Manager

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Benefits?  Yes, provided by ettain group
  • Travel? Occasional travel will be required.
  • Remote Workers?  Not eligible, must work onsite with the team
  • Visa Sponsorship? No
  • Corp-to-Corp? No


How to Apply:

For immediate attention please apply online and send a text message or leave a voicemail for Hannah Lloyd at 571-612-4588

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