Php Developer


£300 - £340 a day

We are seeking a highly-skilled, collaborative PHP Developer to work in a small agile team developing a high profile B2B product. The role is primarily to develop a group of PHP services concerned with ingesting data from external sources to be exposed via a REST API. Other services in the product are being developed using Node JS and React so the ability to support in these areas too would be a bonus.

Applicants should have a fundamental understanding of computer science; be well versed in engineering best practices and software design patterns; and be able to demonstrate experience building scalable mobile applications using a combination of technologies.

Key Responsibilities
Contribute to a detailed understanding of technical requirements
Collaboratively design and develop fit-for-purpose solutions that are flexible, secure, maintainable and performant
Work with 3rd party teams and other in-house teams
Use appropriate toolsets for full SDLC
Passion for agile delivery methodologies
Ensure high quality through Behavioral and Test Driven Development (BDD/TDD)
Write efficient, testable, reusable and well documented code
Write automated tests and work with QA team to ensure compatibility and quality
Explore and understand new and existing solutions and solve complex problems

Minimum Requirements
Combined web-based software engineering experience
Experience with object-oriented programming in a LAMP stack environment
Able to adapt quickly to understand new-to-you technologies
Highly curious about experimenting with new-to-everyone technologies
Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
Collaboration/Team oriented with the ability to be self-reliant

Key technologies used (must be experienced with these):
Symfony (or other full stack frameworks)
Slim (or other micro-frameworks)
Doctrine (or other ORMs)
MySQL (or other relational databases)

Message queue systems (e.g. SQS)
Caching (e.g. Redis)

Jira or similar
Confluence or similar

Additional technologies used (must be experienced with at least some of these):
JSON: API standard
API Gateways (e.g. Apigee, AWS API Gateway)
CSS Preprocessors (sass, less, stylus)
Build Tools (webpack, grunt, gulp)
Automation (Jenkins, Cucumber)
CDNs (CloudFront, Akamai, Limelight)
Serverless (Lambda, Edge Computing)
Active contributor to the open source community

Location: London - UK

Position type: Contract

Start date: ASAP

Rate: £300 - £340

Apply now for immediate consideration. Please send me a copy of your CV in MS word format or give me a call on 01183 177 222.

As a professional company we gladly welcome applications from persons of any age and background and do not intend to discriminate with advert text and terminology.
This job was originally posted as

Posted by Roc Search, 23 Jun