DC Area Interactive Agency BOALT is Hiring

August 27, 2009

5:52 pm

One of our great sponsors for TECH cocktail DC 6 is looking to hire a LAMP Web Developer.

BOALT, an interactive agency based out of Washington, D.C., is looking for experienced web developer for an immediate work opportunity. The ideal developer will be an innovative leader who is fluent in software development, mainly focused on website development and Internet application programming using XHTML, JavaScript, AJAX and CSS on the LAMP (Linux / Apache / MySQL / PHP) platform.

The on-site contract position offers 40+ hours a week. If you are a talented back-end developer and want to have the chance to get in on the ground floor of an exciting start-up launching this fall, but have the job security of a 10 year old interactive agency behind it, we want to talk to you.

Responsibilities:

– Deep understanding and solid experience in Web  development,programming/

scripting languages and database systems (LAMP, javascript libraries, etc.)
– Familiarity with the technical considerations needed when designing for dynamic AJAX-based web 2.0 applications.
– Fluency in best practices for web-based information architecture and design, as well as strong knowledge of usability principles and techniques.
– Design the UI architecture, interface, interaction flow and aesthetics of web applications and web sites
– Define, architect and implement enhancements to our associated social apps (Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, etc.)
– Experience with API-based web services
– Experience with AWS (we heavily use S3, EC2, and SQS)
– Online checkout/financial processing
– Perform iterative design cycles and on-time feature releases
– Work on development of back-end databases for high volume web applications

Qualifications:

– 5+ years application development experience
– BS or MS/PhD in related field
– Project Management experience a plus
– Design and architecture experience with scalable high-performance systems

What is in it for you?

– Guaranteed 40 + hours/week – Contract to Full-Time w/ benefits
– Opportunity to develop immensely popular social applications
– Great, fun and flexible working environment: music, snacks, and more.

For more information about the company, please visit: www.boalt.com.

Must be authorized to work in the United States. Must be able to work on-site Monday through Friday from 8:00 am – 6:00pm. (1 hour lunch break)

To be considered for the position, you must submit the following:

– Cover Letter
– Resume/CV
– Examples of your most recent work
– Available Start Date

PLEASE NOTE: This position is for local Washington, D.C. candidates only. Please do not apply if your not local. No recruiters. No calls.

BOALT is an equal employment employer.

Follow us: @boalt

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Mark Bebawy (@markbebawy) is a Washington, D.C. metro native with a passion for all things web, social media, and startup related. Mark has an extensive background in technology, having worked in the field running his own IT consulting company that catered to small business.

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