wisnet.com is looking for a PHP Developer

January 15, 2013

Job Description and Responsibilities:

A wisnet.com Web Developer II plays an essential role in strategic and tactical conversations reflecting marketing and web strategy. The position is part of a project team; works closely with a Project Manager, Designer, and UI Developer; and is instrumental in the direction, design, development and execution of cutting-edge websites and applications that reflect the company’s web strategy. Strong candidates will have at least three years experience programming with server-side and client-side languages (PHP, JavaScript preferred), possess strong program design and coding skills, and follow coding standards and best practices.This is a dynamic position and as a result, job responsibilities are fluid and can expect to change to meet organizational goals and objectives.

A Web Developer II is expected to:

  • Author HTML code, proprietary scripting logic (similar to PHP), and advanced scripting logic
  • Support web applications and websites
  • Follow coding standards and best practices
  • Test to ensure code performs reliably; runs securely; uses appropriate bandwidth and client-side resources; and is self documenting in its clarity and format
  • Stay abreast of trends and new products and services in the Information Technology industry
  • Be able to quickly gain the necessary skills to effectively utilize the technology to produce a solution. Self development may include on-line research, independent study of books, evaluating various third-party products or tools, and exploration.
  • Handle day-to-day tasks and miscellaneous issues
  • Mentor less-experienced Web Developers
  • All other duties or projects as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, XML, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, and database structure experience
  • Adherence to semantic, standards-compliant HTML
  • Advanced problem solving skills
  • Able to work at both a conceptual and detail level
  • Self-starter and independent worker
  • Willingness to learn and become proficient with proprietary development language
  • Proven ability to work in a team-oriented environment and to actively participate in team discussions involving both programmers and clients

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, technical degree in related field(s), or similar experience
  • Usability, and Information Architecture theory and practice knowledge
  • Google Apps experience
  • Mobile App development experience
  • Responsive Design understanding
  • SEO experience
  • Mobile website development experience
  • Agile development experience

Job Level:
Internship / Co-op / Entry Level / Intermediate / Expert / Clerical / Management

Reports to: Project Manager

Hours: Full time, 8a-5p, M-F

Salary / Hourly Rate Range:
Competitive or better. Tell us what you’re worth.


  • SIMPLE retirement fund with 3% salary match
  • Health insurance package
  • Small company experiencing rapid growth; work in a new building with new equipment
  • Very flexible paid vacations (time away from wisnet.com is just an important as your time there)
  • wisnet.com merchandise stipend and rewards
  • Large employee café, entertainment and exercise areas (available spring 2013)
  • High-end office furniture and modern equipment
  • Office bicycles available for loan (lunch, overnight, etc.)
  • Proximity to restaurants, convenience stores, and grocery; seconds from Highways 41 and 151

Company Bio:

Founded in 1996, wisnet.com is a multi-faceted, full service web hosting and development company that works with small to medium sized businesses throughout the U.S. and focuses on many industries including tourism, print, real estate, government, and healthcare. wisnet.com offers a friendly and fun work environment in beautiful Fond du Lac, WI – on the shores of Lake Winnebago and centrally located between Wisconsin’s largest metropolitan areas (Madison, Milwaukee, Appleton, and Green Bay).

Work Environment:
wisnet.com team members work in a modern office building just off of Main St. in Fond du Lac and will soon move into a new state-of-the-art building designed and built by wisnet.com in 2012. The office is casual and fun, yet focused; and features generous work areas, an employee café, exercise room, shower, and entertainment area. Casual dress (including shorts) and active lifestyles are encouraged. wisnet.com promotes collaborative development and mentorship, and welcomes driven individuals of all experience levels.

Application Information:

Send cover letter/email and resume to hr@wisnet.com. Include:

  • A catchy subject line
  • A list of your top 3 skills and what makes you a team player
  • Your resume!