PHP Programmer (local only no remote workers) (Burnaby Mountain )

Date: 2011-02-03, 5:31PM PST

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Who we are: Hire The World Enterprises Inc. (HTW) makes it easy and inexpensive for new to mid-sized businesses to find, employ, manage and pay an on-demand geographically dispersed workforce. We are in the middle of one of the world’s fastest growing industries and are continuing to attract intelligent, positive and super ambitious achievers to join our growing team. HTW has already created a strong foundation that is a mix of seasoned engineers and entrepreneurs from both local universities and abroad (including Oxford and Harvard). HTW highly values every one of our team members. We are revolutionizing the way people work around the world, and are determined to attract, hire, develop, and reward talented people who want to share this adventure with us.

Want to know more about us? Watch’s CEO, Terry Beech, discuss HTW on Business News Network:

Featured Position: PHP/MySQL Programmer

This opportunity is for people who are hard working, self starters who want to join a fast growing technology start up. As a programmer, you will work directly with smart and dedicated developers through the design, development, installation and administration of our key business applications and services. You will get guidance, thoughtful critique from the CTO and plenty of room to grow your career. If this sounds like you email us right away (after reading the instructions below).

Position responsibilities:

• Design web applications with availability and scalability in mind

• Help our team develop new applications and making enhancements to our existing platform

• Start a project, code, test, code some more and did we mention code?

• Participate in full lifecycle development, including design, coding, testing and deployments as well as software documentation.

Required skills:

• Knowledge of PHP 5 and Object Oriented Programming

• Experience with JavaScript, including AJAX and the Jquery library

• Demonstrated knowledge of CSS layout

• Experience with cross browser compatibility issues and optimization

• Experience of (X)HTML, standards compliance and accessibility

• MVC Frameworks

Bonus experience includes:

• Knowledge of web services

• Knowledge of the Code Igniter framework and the Active Record architectural pattern

• Experience with Photoshop or other design software

• Software Development Life Cycles and Agile Methodology

• Foosball experience

Why you want this job: is an energetic, dynamic, and FUN company.

Our team is full of great people who are competitive and driven. Last year we put our business fundamentals to the test and successfully won both the 2010 New Ventures BC competition (ranked #1 over 150 of BC’s best start up tech, engineering and bio science companies) and the 2010 Global Venture Competition at Oxford University (Ranked #1 against over 50 or Oxford’s top MBA start-up companies). Two of our team members also won their 2010 soccer and baseball playoffs. So although we work hard we play hard too!

Read more about the two competitions @: and

How to Apply:

If you would like to be considered for this position please send us a cover letter that expresses your interest, salary expectations and highlight why we should view your attached resume, and portfolio.

We are looking to hire immediately so apply by email as soon as you can.

Send to: with the subject line “PHP Programmer C”

Originally posted 2011-02-04 20:50:15. Republished by Blog Post Promoter