Randstad Lead - Full Stack LAMP Developer in Houston, Texas

Lead - Full Stack LAMP Developer

job details:

  • location:Houston, TX

  • salary:$100,000 per year

  • date posted:Monday, April 16, 2018

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Information Technology

  • reference:614693

job description

Here's the job:

You will be leading and managing a team of front-end and back-end developers to maintain and carry out web development projects for our websites. This includes our main ecommerce site and several microsites. You must have a deep understanding of e-commerce and CMS platforms, extensive LAMP stack experience, and hands-on front-end/back-end development. You will be expected to be an effective leader and contribute creative solutions for our growing web technology needs.


  • Effectively lead, coach, support and develop the Web Development Team

  • Manage resources, assignments and tasks across the Web Development Team

  • Coordinate with the CTO and other team managers to ensure optimized workflow between teams

  • Effectively track and manage projects to completion to meet deadlines, through our project management software

  • Configure and maintain Magento and WordPress to work with other business tools

  • Implement/consume REST services

  • Maintain PCI compliance requirements

  • Provide suggestions and recommendations for new technology solutions

  • Administer, configure, monitor and test application servers

  • Implement and monitor scheduled database and application backups;

  • Monitor and maintain LAMP stack servers (security patches, updates, etc.)

  • Create, maintain, and enforce code standards

  • Maintain and manage the web infrastructure for high availability of critical e-commerce operations.

  • Balance management and development duties

  • Take initiative and set the energy for the team

  • Manage updates to the organization's web presence including reporting on usage analytics;

  • Lead continuous web site improvements and optimizations;

  • Review, evaluate, analyze and modify existing programming as necessary;

  • Work collaboratively with other teams on projects to improve and enhance our websites.

  • Manage all phases of special projects: from development, design, testing, production release, to monitoring, operations and performance management.


  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems or another related field;

  • Minimum 3 years of hands on back/front-end web development experience;

  • Minimum 3 years of team lead, supervisor or manager experience;

  • Knowledge of e-commerce operations, managing server environment, and database operations;

  • Solid understanding of W3C web standards;

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) such as S3 and EC2;

  • Comfortable in a Linux/Apache/MySQL/PHP (LAMP) environment;

  • Experience with responsive design;

  • Strong knowledge of web frameworks;

  • Strong technical knowledge of the following: XML, PHP, SQL, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, SaaS, Prototype, HTML5, CSS3;

  • Strong PHP, OOP, and MVC principles and design patterns;

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, task-focused, team environment;

  • Strong initiative and self-starting approach;

  • Ability to operate effectively during rapid growth;

  • Great attention to details;

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills;

  • Experience working with responsive and mobile web development;

  • Experience collaborating on and managing large software projects;

  • Experience in leadership role or similar experience;

  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with low tolerance for error.


  • Knowledge of or experience in natural health industry;

  • Actively embraces healthy living;

  • Believes in helping others;

  • Enjoys making a positive change in the world;

  • Knowledge of SEO best practices;

  • Available after-hours for servers/application troubleshooting;

  • Relational DB concepting and modeling.


  • Paid Time Off (PTO);

  • Company covered health, dental, vision, and life insurance;

  • 5% 401(k) match plus an additional 4%;

  • Allowances for gym, continuing education, preventative care and other reimbursements;

  • Employee store credit;

  • Company sponsored events;

  • Fun team-building activities.