Web Application Engineer – Edify Hub


Edify Hub is seeking a web application engineer to help design and develop the next generation of communication tools to encourage missionaries, churches, and Christian ministries. The initial engagement will be on a per-project basis. Success with initial projects will progress toward a full-time position.


  • Design and implement high-performance RESTful Web Services API.
  • Design and implement high-performance data solutions in MySql and MongoDB.
  • Create functional user interfaces as first drafts to accomplish stated goals of a tool.
  • Implement polished front-end Web UI following specific mockups or detailed designs.
  • Create secure, efficient WordPress plugins, following WordPress best practices.
  • Write documentation to support all developed code.
  • Implement and execute automated unit and integration tests for all API and UI code.
  • Research and recommend existing libraries and services to fulfil product needs.
  • Communicate via Skype multiple times weekly with project leadership team (in United States).
  • Other duties as required.


  • Demonstrated understanding of current WordPress best practices.
  • Solid understanding of RESTful Web Services implementation in PHP.
  • Solid experience developing software for a high-availability system.
  • Must provide your own computer and be capable of configuring your own development environment and all required server software.
  • Must be able to work independently to overcome challenges.
  • Excellent communication skills – both in listening and in speaking/writing.
  • Because Edify Hub’s tools are designed to help churches and other Christian ministries, certain experience is necessary to guide the design of the tools. Active participation in a local church is required. A recommendation from your pastor will be requested, to confirm active membership in the church.
  • Regular communication with church planting missionaries is helpful.

Desired Skills

Mastery Required

  • PHP
  • HTML
  • JavaScript
  • CSS

Experience Required

  • RESTful Web Services
  • MySQL
  • MongoDB
  • Version Control Systems (Git / Mercurial)

Familiarity Desired

  • CSS compilation extensions (such as LESS)
  • Continuous Integration (such as Jenkins)
  • Automated Unit Testing
  • Automated Integration Testing
  • Web Server Management (Apache on Linux)
  • JQuery
  • Symmetric/Asymmetric Encryption

Additional Helpful Skills

  • Luracast RESTler
  • Closure Compiler
  • Bootstrap
  • Composer PHP Dependency Management
  • Ant
  • RabbitMQ
  • OAuth
  • Twig