Senior PHP Engineer

Cape Town

Ref: FC04005D

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Senior PHP Engineer

[Cape Town] - Permanent

Ref: FC04005D

Our client URGENTLY requires the services of a Senior PHP Developer to:

  • Be a self-starter and is comfortable taking ownership over assigned projects while working collaboratively in a team environment.

  • Work with colleagues at all levels of the organization and must be comfortable gathering and organising information that translates into usable requirements.

  • Design, develop and test code written in PHP.

  • Design and implement relational schema.

  • Draft technical specifications and briefs.

  • Monitor and profile application performance.

  • Monitor services and systems within our infrastructure.

  • Perform code reviews and maintain levels of quality control.

  • Deploy code to staging and production.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • 5+ years in web development.

  • Highly proficient with PHP, the LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) stack and related web technologies.

  • Experience with PHP MVC frameworks (specifically Laravel) is required, although Zend, Symfony, Kohana and CodeIgniter is acceptable.

  • Experience with relational database systems - preferably MySQL.

  • Experience architecting, developing, testing and maintaining PHP based web applications.

  • Experience with development in a Linux environment.

  • Experience with revision control systems (specifically Git), although SVN is acceptable.

  • Experience with an issue tracking/management system (specifically Jira).

  • Advanced understanding of theoretical programming fundamentals, including but not limited to algorithms, data structures, design patterns and OOP.

  • Comfortable with the odd frontend job - must have basic skills with (X)HTML, CSS and JS Experience with Python.

  • B.Sc in Computer Science, Electrical (&

  • Computer) Engineering or a related field is advantageous.

  • Experience with Varnish, RabbitMQ, Memcached and/or Apache Solr is advantageous.

  • Experience with e-commerce based applications is advantageous .

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Strong drive for results.

  • Be comfortable working within a team.

  • Good communication skills.

  • Build and maintain relationships.

COMMENCEMENT: Immediately.


    • Permanent.

    • Please send your comprehensive resume, 2 recent payslips and supporting documentation.

    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    N.B: If you have not received a response from us within 14 days please consider your application for this role as not successful.

    • Full Circle offers a R2000-00 finder\'s fee for any candidates referred and successfully placed in a permanent role. A R1000-00 finder\'s fee for any candidates referred and successfully placed in a contract role with a duration of three months or more

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