Job Description :
Title: Lead PHP Developer
Location: Tampa, FL
Type: CTH or Direct Fulltime

Job Summary:
Leads and coordinates development related to a Product work stream. Directly interfaces with engineering staff daily to ensure timely resolution of technical challenges and adherence to architectural and coding standards. The Software Engineering Lead spends 50% of their time contributing to the completion of the assigned body of development and the remainder of their time helping to ensure that quality is delivered by each team member through participation in code reviews, validation of peer reviews and input into engineering scorecards.
Familiar with a variety of the field''s concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
This position will assist with the product development process for the product development delivery team.

Essential Job Functionalities / Duties:
Strategic Direction
Involvement in new product concept brainstorming meetings.
Ensure the accuracy of product and deployment.
Works with Quality Compliance department regarding compliance issues.
Recommends product improvements and upgrades.
Develops and maintain intimate knowledge of market and competitive products
Provides feedback on improvements, upgrades and new models needed in family of products.
Communicates potential product improvements and upgrades to management.
Uses software, analytical tools and techniques, business process knowledge and general common sense to analyze business problems and to formulate solutions
Develops cooperative relationships across all departments and levels to gather input and ensure quality.

Leadership of the Product Development Team
Participate in the hiring of the Product Development staff.
Develops and motivates direct reports to perform at or above expectations in delivering goals aligned with business strategy
Assist in determining what resources are necessary to carry out development projects.
Assist designated software engineers in overall process of product development and provide mentoring for all levels of team members.
Attend product design meetings and assist in the planning and decision making process.
Support and execute processes to reduce the risk of similar issues in the future.

Project Management
Assist in determining what resources are necessary to carry out development projects.
Assist in establishing unit testing and integration testing for functionality, limits, and performance.
Communicate current and future status as it relates to current and future projects and direction related to each project.

Qualification Requirements:

Web Application Development Technologies: PHP, UI technologies (CSS/CSS3, JavaScript, HTML/HTML5
3+ years of work experience in a large-scale product development healthcare environment is preferred.
Knowledge or experience with Eclipse IDE, Java and Java related technologies (Servlets, Beans, JMS, JMX, JNDI, JDBC, etc, WebSphere/Tomcat, XMLC, popular frameworks (Spring, Struts) is a plus
ZEND (Zend Framework 2) experience preferred
Knowledge of the OWASP Top 10 and Secure Web Application programming techniques
Experience with UNIX and Linux
LAMP and PDF.Lib a plus
Experience with developing web applications, including experience with JBOSS and .NET
Background Scripts
Development using DB Access and write JavaScript
Interviews clients to help them clarify goals
Web application programming experience including fluency in JavaScript, DHTML, AJAX, PHP 5.x
Excellent in product development.
Insurance industry experience and understanding of healthcare data challenges is a plus
Excellent broad technical knowledge.
Ability to formulate and present clear and persuasive presentations, proposals, and project plans
Proficiency and understanding of Open Source software concepts and practices.
Advanced/Expert in all aspects of the software development life cycle.
Advanced/Expert in database design and understanding of query optimization
Demonstrated successful history in development and full deployment of products involving three-tier and four-tier architecture, web applications, real-time data communication systems, data warehouses, and data analysis/reporting systems.
Strong interpersonal, teamwork and problem-solving skills in order to deal with customers, business partners, staff and management from a variety of skill levels as well as different authority levels within customer and Premier Organizations.
Experience with developing software test plans using software source code review and developer input
People management experience/strong leadership track record and proven ability to work with distributed leadership team and cross functional partners
High motivation. Will do whatever it takes to ensure customer and company success

Educational Requirements:
A Bachelor''s degree (BS, BA) required or equivalent work experience