PHP MVC Developer Needed for 40 hours per week, 3 month contract

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First, a little about us: We’re a small startup working on exciting mobile apps and social media tools. You can view our teaser site at [url removed, login to view] We're looking for someone particularly experienced with PHP MVC frameworks to assist our development team finish in time. We currently have a two-person development team and need a third developer full-time to help wrap up development before the deadline. Are you comfortable with Skype voice calls, reliable, serious and if possible, passionate about startups? You don’t have to have all of the skills below, we're willing to have you grow your experience when working with us. About you and qualifications: Experience in PHP MVC frameworks (very important) Experience in Kohana (preferred) Experience in OAuth (preferred) Experience in Linux (preferred) At least 3+ years Experience in HTML, CSS, PHP5+, MVC, Javascript, Ajax, MySQL Hours: At least 40 hours per week, full-time. Budget: $10 USD per hour starting. We understand this budget isn’t much, however we need someone who understands that funds must be conserved until the startup successfully launches. After which, we can reward the efforts of those who helped make it possible with substantial raises and incentives. -- HOW TO APPLY: Please put the answers to these 3 questions in your cover letter. We will be judging what you write. 1) What specific questions do you have regarding this proposal? 2) What makes you different from others who want this job too? Good answers to this question are your success stories. Tell us about what makes you the reliable, quick, and dedicated developer we want to work with long term. 3) We understand the above budget of $10 per hour is asking for temporary sacrifices from great programmers. Why are you interested in working with a startup when faced with difficult conditions like initially low wages? If your answers are one of the best, you'll be picked for interviewing. --- HIRING PROCESS: * Q&A Interviews: Questions regarding the position. * Final candidates hired for trial assignment. * Trial Hiring Period: 2-3 weeks for selected candidate * Long Term Hiring: 3 month contract, with the possibility for extensions. Job security based on how hard you contribute to development. * Long Term Rewards Offered: Based on continual success (meeting deadlines, contributing ideas) you may be offered raises, bonuses, and incentives.

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