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Back End Developer

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Chicago, Illinois
Posted October 24
Freelance
If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your resume to melissa@thesmartdept.com.

smartdept.inc is hiring a Back-End Developer for their client! This is a 3 month contract with a possible extension.

What you'll do:

  • Write the server-side code that supports our client's web portfolio
  • Work with a designer and front-end developer to execute complete web applications and with other Back End developers to maintain and expand the client's infrastructure and middleware.
  • Build custom content management solutions to empower non-technical associates to update content relevant to their department.
  • Work with other Back End developers to manage client's IAAS (AWS)
  • Create server-side code for new web initiatives
  • Maintain existing MySQL databases.
  • Build APIs and internal facing tools to assist other departments
  • Build complete microsites and websites to support the client's wide library of products and initiatives
  • Make decisions on web platforms and technologies and be able to communicate strategy to non-technical staff

What you'll need: 

  • Expert level ability with PHP
  • Solid skills in Apache/Nginx and Ubuntu
  • Experience with one or more PHP frameworks (Symphony, Zend, Laravel)
  • Some experience with front end web technologies (Vue, Ember, React, etc)
  • Some experience with Content Management Systems (Wordpress, TYPO3)
  • Experience consuming and creating REST APIs
  • Understanding of GraphQL a plus
  • Experience building and maintaining MySQL databases
  • AWS EC2 provisioning, CloudFormation/Chef experience a big plus
  • Experience creating complex websites from conception to completion.
  • An understanding of version control technologies (GIT)
  • A hunger for the creative use of emerging web technologies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your resume to melissa@thesmartdept.com.