Details for Position: ORL-SWAD

Senior Web Application Developer

Location: Orlando

Entertainment Benefits Group (EBG) is one of the fastest growing e-commerce companies in the country that specializes in live entertainment and travel. EBG generates millions of transactions annually by merchandising thousands of attractions and activities, live entertainment, hotel rooms, and other products and services through private, membership-based programs and other direct distribution channels.  

EBG powers a robust portfolio of technology solutions and operates a network of membership-based websites reaching a captive audience, providing leading brands with incremental distribution opportunities. EBG owns and operates the largest travel and entertainment benefits program in the country—serving over 40,000 corporate clients and reaching more than 50 million employees through its Corporate Perks Programs.  We are proud to be the largest sales partner for many of the major theme parks, attractions, entertainment producers, and other travel organizations in the country.

EBG is headquartered in Aventura FL (Miami area), with offices in New York, Las Vegas, Orlando, Connecticut, and Los Angeles.

EBG is looking for a dynamic person to help build a performance driven team. We are growing very quickly so we need a “hands on” person that can solution and code one day, QA the next, and help develop and build a scalable structure and processes along the way.

The Senior Web Application Developer position is a member of a team of software developers that develop, integrate, and maintain websites and internal applications within the organization. Development within the organization is done in a Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP environment and all candidates must be familiar with developing in this environment. The ability to create reusable code and understand the latest web technologies is important. This role will also be very involved in API integration and creation. The candidate should exhibit a desire to grow with the company, take pride in their work, and fit well within a multi-level team environment.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support of existing websites
  • Analysis of requirements to produce a design for new development
  • Working with the developers to provide leadership in technical design and architecture
  • Setting estimates and expectations for new product development and implementing new features, tracking on target deadlines
  • Development, implementation, and testing of web applications
  • Mentoring and leading developers by example through writing clean, well-documented, maintainable, bug-free code and enforcing standards and best practices
  • Other support tasks as required

 

Qualifications 

  • 5+ years of real world experience
  • Demonstrated experience with web design and web application programming
  • Self motivated and organized
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work both individually and with a team
  • Solid knowledge of object oriented programming (OOP)
  • Ability to write clean, reusable, and well-documented code
  • Advanced knowledge of Web Standards, Accessibility Standards & browser compatibility
  • An understanding of the importance of User Experience & User Interface
  • Experience in the demands of deadline-driven work
  • Experience with MVC (Model View Controller) frameworks
  • Experience with applicable technologies:
    • Linux
    • Apache
    • MySQL
    • PHP 5
    • CSS
    • HTML5
    • JavaScript
    • Source Control (SVN)
    • Web Services and XML

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with payment gateways
  • Experience with Mobile
  • Experience with E-Commerce systems and PCI-DSS
  • Experience with AGILE software development methodology
  • Experience with JIRA and Greenhopper

 

Other Information

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.