PHP Web Developer – Mid Level

Insight by: Ayruz

Experience: 3 years or more

Qualification: B-Tech, M-Tech, MSc (IT, Computer Science, Electronics Science)

Vacancies: 5

Description: We are looking for talented and experienced PHP web developers to join our growing technical team.

This is a chance to work in a fantastic fast paced environment on a broad range of award-winning projects for internationally recognised clients.

This is a mid level position where you will develop, test and deliver high quality, functionally sound digital solutions. You will lead by example developing clean, structured and testable code; mentoring and working with more junior members of the team to ensure all development processes are followed.

You will build solutions using WordPress, Laravel and Kohana, recognise the benefit of unit and functional testing and good system architecture and design in order to deliver quality for our clients.

Naturally you’ll be passionate about the industry and have the appetite to stay abreast of current technologies and industry practice. You will be hardworking, talented and have a thirst for programming and solving problems.

Core skills / experience

  • 3+ years commercial experience

  • PHP – Understanding of Object Oriented Programming: Inheritance, Interfaces, Abstract classes, Traits

  • Patterns, Dependency Injection, Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration – strong awareness and use

  • Strong understand of MVC and separation of concerns

  • Proficient MySQL Using both SQL Queries and PDO

  • Advanced level of programming ability, showing a fundamental understanding rather than language syntax alone

  • Strong understanding of the HTTP stack

  • Good experience with WordPress – theme & plugin creation, custom data types

  • Version control – git preferable, subversion ok , with experience in branching, merging and rebasing

  • Good security knowledge and understanding

  • Building effective CMS solutions for both users and administrators

Nice to have…

  • Mobile and cross platform experience – either mobile web or app development

  • Zend PHP5 Certification

  • Strong frontend skills, with experience using HTML5 & CSS3

  • Experience using either the Laravel or Kohana Frameworks

  • JavaScript – Fundamental understanding of the JavaScript language, experience with jQuery and building prototypes

  • Server administration – apache or nginx stacks

  • Any other relevant web technologies

We’d like you to be

  • Self-motivated and able to work within a dynamic environment

  • Good under pressure and can multi task without reduction in work quality and concentration

  • A great communicator, both verbal and written.

  • Experience working in a similar agency environment, although not essential

The package

We offer a good salary, negotiable dependent on qualifications and experience. On top of this we have a generous benefits package.

Interviews will be held immediately on receipt of suitable applications