Back-End Programmer/Web Developer

Kerigan Marketing Associates
Job Description
Position Opening:  Back-End Programmer/Web Developer
Kerigan Marketing Associates helps clients build loyal relationships with the right customers through big-brand experience and best-in-class digital capabilities. Recognized by Inc. Magazine among the top 5000 fastest growing companies of 2018, KMA is seeking the right Back-End Programmer to join our talented team.
You’ll report to our Creative Director and work with our front-end developer as well as with external relationships we’ve developed, including hosting providers and SEM partners.
Specific Traits and Skills Needed:
  • A passion for customer-focused web development and problem solving.
  • Work among a team environment that is fast-paced with multiple projects.
  • Able to graciously accept constructive feedback.
  • Solid understanding of PHP and MySQL.
  • Comfortable using command line interfaces, git and SSH.
  • Strong work practices, programming discipline and ability meet deadlines.
  • Detail-oriented with a passion for excellence, self-motivated and organized.
  • An interest in researching and implementing new trends and technologies.
  • Clear verbal and written communication skills.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Develop and maintain websites.
  • Back-end website programming (CMS knowledge is a plus).
  • Collaborate with front-end developers and graphic designers on user-facing elements.
  • Web Application & API development / maintenance (PHP/Laravel/MySQL).
  • Research KMA clients and prospect websites to scope programming time and partner with team to assemble proposals.
  • Monitor Google Analytics and translate recommendations back to the KMA team to implement upgrades.
  • Liaison with clients to lead website development projects and other digital programs working with KMA team as support.
  • Assist clients with website support and questions.
Company Culture:
  • Positive- KMA is a Christian environment where we support each other thru a can-do attitude.
  • Professional- KMA is a team of specialists hired by large companies with high expectations.
  • Innovative- KMA team members proactively pursue best practices and share helpful procedures with each other.
  • Fun! – we like company retreats and client outings, all with the end goal of growing together personally, professionally and creatively.
  • Minimum 3 years experience in web development. Provide links to recent work.
  • Minimum 2 years full-time experience as a PHP programmer.
  • Strong understanding of Object Oriented Programming in PHP.
  • Salary is negotiable based on experience.
  • Company paid Savings and Healthcare.  
  • Paid vacation- total of 7 days (56 hours) per year for year one of employment, 10 days (80 hours) per year for years 2-5 of employment, 15 days (120 hours) for Year 6-9 of employment, and 20 days (160 hours) for years 10+ of employment.
  • Nine (9) paid company holidays including Christmas x2, Thanksgiving x2, Easter, New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day.
  • Reimbursement of 58.5 cents per mile (adjusted annually to federal rate) for business miles driven in personal vehicle, such as to client appointments. Does not apply to commute to office.
  • Company hours are Mon-Fri, 8a-5p Eastern Time. As salaried professionals overtime happens occasionally.
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