Kognito Interactive is an award-winning developer of games & simulations in the areas of health and behavioral health. Our clients include over 350 government agencies, universities, high schools and Fortune 500 companies in the US, UK, Australia, and Canada.
We are seeking a Web Programmer to join our growing team in NYC. In this position you will utilize LAMP and other web/mobile technologies to build the infrastructure that we use to run or web/mobile games. You will work with our team through the full development life cycle, including:
*Analyze requirements to create technical specifications and build plans.
*Build high-availability web infrastructure to support our game delivery platform.
*Work with our QA team to ensure maximum stability, performance and quality.
*Manage the release/delivery of our products.
*Create and improve internal tools.
This position requires a well-organized, team-oriented individual with a strong web development foundation. If you are someone who wants to be on the cutting edge of web development we would like to talk to you.
Skills & Experience:
*Proven web programming leadership experience on a high profile site.
*Deep familiarity with the LAMP stack.
*Ability to write standards based HTML/CSS/JS
*Familiarity with JQuery/JQuery Mobile and Bootstrap
*Familiarity with Laravel
*Strong debugging and diagnostic skills.
*Proven demonstration of leadership skills and willingness to mentor less experienced programmers.
*Experience with Agile development methodologies
*Strong research and analytical skills.
*Proven ability to meet major milestones and deadlines.
*2+ years of relevant work experience with similar or equivalent job description.
*Excellent written and oral skills in English.
*Excellent multitasking, organizational, communication, and team collaboration skills.
*Eager to learn and apply new skills in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
*Familiarity with Mercurial Source Control Management tool.
*Familiarity with Rackspace hosting infrastructure.
*Familiarity with the Unity game engine.