The Development Factory

PHP & MS SQL Developer

Los Angeles, CaliforniaContract
About the Job
Join a dynamic team solving novel problems that will engage all of your mental muscles. Your billions and billions of neurons will surely be put to the test! The work is challenging, but the pace is measured. We are focused on quality, excellence, and clarity - while keeping the experience fun and engaging. You will work with creative equals who love learning and problem-solving.

Areas of Responsibility:
  • Managing database design, document, and diagram logical database structure 
  • Designing data architectures to minimize duplication of data and maximize data consistency 
  • Managing multiple environments (Development/Demo/Production) 
  • Define and implement data transfer and data conversion strategies 
  • Maintaining existing T-SQL code and DTS/SSIS packages 
  • Maintaining and improving on an existing PHP based application that uses MS SQL 
  • Coordinating and applying modifications to the database, and code base, with project management and development staff.
  • Education level -
  • You are a highly motivated, detail-oriented and organized individual with a College or University degree in Computer Science or a related discipline
  • You have a grasp of OOP (Object Oriented Programming), and specifically how it’s applied in PHP (including testing such as PHPUnit)
  • You have at least 3 years experience in using a PHP Framework; knowledge of the Symfony framework in particular would be an asset
  • You have basic Linux / Unix Experience
  • You have experience with Version Control, specifically using git
  • You have a minimum of 3 years of database development experience working with teams as well as independently
  • Your SQL Server Integration Services and Analysis Services experience is above average
  • You are experienced in writing and debugging T-SQL code
  • You have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Document code with detailed inline comments, and create clear external documentation as required
  • Your experience with databases and data warehouses in a production environment would be a valuable asset
  • You have solid communication skills, both oral and written and you can communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals
  • Experience in the Healthcare industry would be an asset
  • You are on the West coast
    About The Development Factory

    The Development Factory serves B2B and B2C organizations looking to develop and launch or replatform digital products that grow top line revenue or increase operational efficiency. We deploy whole product teams on a fractional basis (typically over 6 to 18 months) so that our clients can reach their goals more quickly, with less overhead, and no upfront investment in recruitment, tools and processes. At the end of every engagement, we work with our clients to help insource sustainable talent, product knowledge, and product delivery processes.