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PHP (LAMP) Developer

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Cape Town, Waterfront
SalaryR25K - R20K per month
Job TypePermanent
EducationB.Sc. Degree or relevant IT Diploma
ExperienceMinimum 4 years relevant development experience

Job Description

My client a multinational company based in Cape Town are looking for a talented PHP Developer to join their experienced team. As PHP Developer you will be working on innovative, high profile SOA based projects developed in LAMP. The environment on-site is agile SCRUM, and you will be attending sprint review and planning meetings, therefore any Agile/Scrum knowledge would be beneficial. Experience and understanding of SOA and RESTful services is essential as PHP Developer, as you will be responsible designing and developing core services as part of the RESTful service API.

The ideal PHP Developer will have solid backend server coding skills with MVC frameworks, for example Zend, Symfony or Codeigniter and will have used these in a commercial environment. As PHP Developer you will be writing unit tests and resolving reported bugs using a tracking system. Any experience with Front End JavaScript frameworks would be beneficial as PHP Developer, as would experience with the Open source application framework, Gearman.

Skills required as PHP Developer:

-Commercial PHP experience

- PHP 4&5

- LAMP Stack development

- MVC Frameworks eg, Zend, Symfony and Codeigniter

- Understanding of SOA and RESTful services

- Computer Science Degree

As PHP Developer you may have:

- Front End JavaScript frameworks

- Exposure to Gearman

- Experience using Agile methodologies

- Exposure to SOLR

This is an excellent opportunity for a PHP Developer with some commercial experience already gained to progress their career within a leading company, working with up and coming technologies and open source tools. You will need to be a passionate individual who takes a methodical approach to work. If you have the relevant skills and are ready for your next challenge please do not hesitate to apply.

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to

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