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Senior PHP Developer

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Gauteng
SalaryR420K - R336K per annum
Job TypePermanent
EducationDiploma/ Degree
Experience5+ years experience

Job Description

Our client, in Johannesburg, is looking to hire a Senior PHP Developer. You will be reporting to the Online Manager, but you must be able to work interdependently.

Your key performance areas will include:

• Oversee the technical aspects of building, maintaining and continuously improving the website and mobile site.

• Development and maintenance of content management system based on a Drupal platform.

• Initiate and manage development processes, methodologies and strategies.

• Build interactive web- and browser-based PHP applications.

• Custom PHP programming.

• On-going website maintenance and support.

• Together with online manager drive new concepts and ideas

• Give input and help design user registration, authentication and profiling systems

• Front-end theming of modules to be implemented into a Drupal CMS

• Use and modify Drupal modules to create new site features


• 5+ years or more development experience (writing, testing and debugging) & Diploma/Degree

• Solid PHP5 skills

• MySQL, Joomla!

• MVC frameworks a must – CakePHP, Zend, CodeIgniter

• Well versed front end skills – HTML, CSS, Javascript, Ajax

• Experience with popular CMSes, Drupal and Wordpress specifically

• Cross browser compatibility

• Experience with the entire lifecycle of websites

• Development of content management system features

• Mobile development including mobi sites and apps, would be an advantage

• Understanding of Agile methodologies, particularly Scrum (not absolutely essential)

• Good understanding of SEO principles

• Be able to work in a team and on your own without support

• Stickler for detail and quality

• Passionate and innovative

• Fast learner and fast worker

• Motivated and problem solver

• Excellent communication skills, ability to explain technical concepts to technical and non-technical people

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to You can also contact Nadia on 021 555 0432.

NOTE: When replying to the advert, also include the reference number in the subject line.

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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