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Arthur Kaye

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The client is a privately held Internet company with a strong international business model seeking an exceptional LAMP Architect/Developer to lead a team of four developers in the ongoing development and expansion of the software that drives their profitable business. Their websites receive millions of page views per day, are highly scalable and built using advanced open source technologies.

This is the senior role on the team. It requires a self-starter who doesn't need to be overly managed to maintain schedules and hit deadlines.

They have two offices, one in NYC and one in London. The NYC office is located just off Union Square. It is a relaxed environment in an international company. They've experience impressive growth over the past three years and it continues.

This position is based in New York City

The compensation offer is highly competitive and the benefits are good.

The following skills are required:

* Strong experience as an architect and developer on high-traffic, highly-scalable community sites using object oriented PHP

* Understanding of database scalability techniques including replication and sharding

* Strong experience with the full web development toolkit including front-end code and ajax

* Experience interfacing with web services in real-time web applications and integrating feeds from third party entities as a developer and architect

* Understanding of load balancing techniques and methods

* Experience working with in-memory caching technologies including Memcached.

* Understanding of CDN technologies and how to develop web applications that can optimize their integration

* Aware of web standards, their purpose, benefits and appropriateness along with exposure to potential issues that will arise

* Ability to lead a small development team

* Comfortable and experienced working in an agile development environment

* Experience working with e-commerce platforms and payment processors

* Fluent in English.

The client prefers candidates local to NYC but will consider if the candidate can interview and move to the area at his/her own expense.

Candidates should be eligible to work in the USA for any employer.

Please contact Arthur Kaye at

I am a technical/executive recruiter, specializing in information technology professionals. I can be reached by email at kaye@cisny. com and by phone at 212-293-4353. I enjoy my work because it keeps me in contact with the technology, and some very interesting people.

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