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Senior PHP Developer

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Cape Town
SalaryR45K - R38K per month
Job TypePermanent
EducationBSc (IT Related)
Experience6+ years

Job Description

Our client based in Cape Town is looking for a Senior PHP Developer.

This is a lead developer position for a Senior PHP Developer. Start with a blank page and some business goals. Define the architecture, frameworks and design patterns to use. Start coding and helping others code. Enforce the architecture. Craft a lightweight build/deploy process. Release frequently. Interact with customers. Iterate and support the product moving forward. Mentor and build the team.

Requirements for Senior PHP Developer

- 6+ years in web programming

- 3+ years working with PHP (not “experimenting”… full time coding)

- 2+ years managing and mentoring other PHP developers

- Proven ability to architect, build, maintain and scale a complete system from blank page to production

- Experience with most key frameworks from the PHP ecosystem (Zend, Cake, Yii etc)

- Experience writing plugins for PHP-based systems (WordPress, Magento, etc)

- Experience defining and implementing APIs (REST, XML-RPC, etc)

- Experience integrating distributed/disparate systems via API

- Experience scaling a system

- Solid database experience (but not necessarily a full DBA skillset)

- Hands on experience with front-end development (JQuery, JS, ExtJS, Html5, etc)

- Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills

- Ability to articulate, defend and evolve an idea

- An always-positive-but-brutally-honest attitude

Extra Credit

- Magento, OSCommerce, ZenCart or other ecommerce platform development

- Hadoop, MongoDB or other big data techs

- Build/deployment process management

- Social media API experience

- Data science/analytics background

- Open source contributions

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

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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