Instaclick raising the bar in web development



Intermediate php developer, postion is a permanent full-time position and is located in Toronto, ON, Canada – candidates must be within commuting distance of Toronto Downtown Core.


  • Construct, develop, code, debug and maintain web site applications
  • Conform to in-house software development processes
  • Conform to defined software design methodologies for the development and implementation of Internet based application to support all aspects of web site functionalities
  • Participate in change analysis and code reviews
  • Produce code based on low level design documentation and existing coding standards and recommended practices
  • Apply rigorous testing methodologies and use cases to analyze and verify software programs, algorithms, data transformation, forms, reports and interfaces
  • Timely communication of issues and status information to Team Lead concerning system development activities
  • Generate application test data as necessary and validate any data conversion requirements for final implementation and production rollout
  • Participate in project status review meetings with Team Lead
  • Working closely with the project manager and senior staff to ensure stated business objectives are met
  • Delivering on the activities required to produce code modules and unit tested code
  • Coordinating the efforts of all developers in the team and ensure the activities are executed according to the project plan and that target dates are met
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by Instaclick Inc management

Technical Expectations:

  • 3+ years of production programming experience of which 2+ years of solid PHP design/coding/testing in Open Source environment building large scale distributed web sites
  • Experience working in a formal software development environment
  • 1+ years of Object Orientation software coding experience for web application
  • Linux, Mac O/S, MySQL, PHP 4/5, Apache/Light HTTP technology experience based on LAMP model
  • Computer Science trained graduate or with equivalent work experience
  • Test Driven Development and Agile methodology an asset

Skills Requirements:

  • Strong written/verbal communication
  • Solid team player with passion to participate in mentoring and team building
  • Strong web application documentation, design, coding and testing experience
  • Proven analytical ability to create/modify application code to support new functionality
  • Strong debugging experience of code written by other developers
  • Proven ability to provide effort, and elapsed time estimates for assigned work
  • Proven ability to execute project deliverables within effort and elapsed time estimates
  • Proven experience in meeting workload estimates as defined in project work plan
  • Experience with PHP Frameworks, such as  Zend framework

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