[vox-jobs] Fwd: Web programmer [Davis]

Bill Kendrick nbs at sonic.net
Fri Jul 18 17:30:31 PDT 2008

The following was also posted to http://www.lugod.org/jobs/


----- Forwarded message from Darin Salk <dsalk at mealwell.com> -----

Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2008 14:36:04 -0700
From: "Darin Salk" <dsalk at mealwell.com>
Subject: Opportunity
To: <webmaster at lugod.org>

John Steggall recommended I post this position on your website.  Thanks!


MealWell (an entity of Med Health Solutions, Inc.) is a Davis, CA-based
provider of a meal planning and diet optimization service delivered via the
internet (www.mealwell.com).  MealWell’s fully-automated web-based service
has been developed over the past year; the company recently launched its
first contract with a major hospital group in Northern California.  Doctors
and other heath care providers affiliated with the group will offer the
service to their patients who are most likely to benefit from dietary

Med Health Solutions recently acquired an organization that provides
wellness and life-coaching services.  This business will be integrated with
MealWell and will enable the company to provide a full-service wellness
offering in the near future.

MealWell’s mission is to address the needs of organizations who want to
provide a medically credible nutrition service to, and expand their
relationships with, customers, employees and clients around healthy eating!
Organizations that we anticipate developing partnerships with include, but
are not limited to:

• Physician groups and other health care providers (e.g. nutritionists,
chiropractors, and physical therapists)
• Health Care Organizations, e.g. Hospitals, HMO's, IPA's, etc...
• Corporations with health and wellness programs
• Grocery Stores, restaurants and healthy food delivery services
• Public entities and schools
• Health Clubs

MealWell’s team includes our CEO (co-founder & MBA), Chief Medical Officer
(co-founder & MD), VP of Business Strategy (co-founder & MD), Chief
Nutrition Officer (PhD, RD), Director of Product Development and IT,
Director of Nutrition (RD), Director of Sales & Marketing, Director of
Wellness Integration, Nutrition Lead, Executive Chef and Editor.  All team
members are located in Davis or Sacramento except our Chief Medical Officer
who is in the Bay area.  We’ve established an advisory board of experts in
nutrition, sports-nutrition, medicine, entrepreneurship and sales and
marketing.  We also use nutrition students to assist in populating our
database of recipes, ingredients and nutritional information.  

We are looking for assistance with the many planned enhancements to our web
service.  The programmer we select will enhance his or her business acumen
and technical skills and join an early stage company with tremendous growth
opportunities in a very fast growing segment of the on-line health and
wellness industry.  MealWell has an innovative product, is in a huge market
and has a fun, dedicated and talented team.

Reporting to the Director of Product Development, on a part-time, flexible
basis, candidate will assist team with required updates and new features.  -
Depending upon business priorities, as well as qualifications and
experience, programmer may be assigned tasks ranging from bug fixes, print
style sheets, PHP Class cleanup and more, to large independent projects. 

• Proficiency in OOP in PHP and MySQL required
• Integrate JavaScript (including AJAX) and CSS required
• RedHat command line experience required
• Advanced PHP-MySQL Skills are a big plus
- Security, Logins, Session Management
- Large custom database indexes and large number of specific interdependent
database relationships
- Framework integration
- Subversion
- Advanced MySQL Administration and PHP/Apache Configuration
• Design, edit, and repair new and existing forms and the associated
database, which varies in complexity and relationships.
• Quickly pick up and go with other's PHP code and styles. 
• Document code quickly and simply without excess and keep development
overhead to a minimum during rapid development periods.
• Candidates living in or close to Davis, CA will be considered.
Out-of-area candidates will not be considered.

Consulting position is available immediately.  Longer-term opportunity for
full-time employment exists.  Compensation is stock-option based only
(short-term) until additional funding is received.  Stock options and future
cash compensation will be based on experience.

For consideration, please email your resume, a direct comparison of your
qualifications vs. those identified above and your required cash billing
rate.  Emails should be sent to dsalk at mealwell.com.

Darin Salk
e dsalk at mealwell.com 

Eat Well. Feel Well. Be Well. 
MealWell, your source for eating right! 

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