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30 July 2010, 05:47 pm
Employment Opportunities at the ISAF Secretariat
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ISAF Secretariat

Full Time Website Technical Coordinator, Southampton, UK
The Business
ISAF UK Ltd, secretariat of the International Sailing Federation, the world governing body for the sport of Sailing, is currently inviting applications for the following position to join our modern offices overlooking the water in Southampton.

The Role
We are seeking a full time PHP Developer to work closely with our website and online solutions supplier. You will join the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) in a unique role as part of the team that deliver our website, database and other technical online resources. Working towards many projects including the Sailor Classification system, the 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition and beyond; you will be a valuable member of the ISAF Secretariat.

The Candidate
The successful candidate will report to the Head of Technical and Offshore. We are looking for an excellent and confident communicator, who is able to work well in a team environment and demonstrate effective project management. You will be a highly motivated individual who can work autonomously and able to deal with the day-to-day pressures of deadlines.

Candidates must have:
• A minimum of 4 years in a PHP development role
• Good knowledge of PHP5 (OO), MySQL, HTML, JavaScript and Ajax
• Experience of using Zend framework, JQuery and SVN
• Good understanding of common testing and documentation practices
• Good time-keeping and communication skills

The ideal candidate will be of graduate calibre and excellent in mathematics and problem solving. A minimum of 4 years commercial experience is expected, but exceptions may be made depending on the merits of the applicants work or qualifications. Knowledge of sailing or similar sports is a distinct advantage.

The Salary
Offering a competitive salary with an excellent benefit package and free car parking.

Closing date for the receipt of applications: 20th August 2010

Contact: To apply, please send your information and curriculum vitae by email to this email address click here.


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