Senior PHP Developer

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Job Overview

Our client, a world class dynamic digital-online agency at the forefront of creating innovative digital solutions, urgently requires the skills and experience of a Senior PHP Developer


We are looking for your:


  • Min 4 years’ PHP OO/Procedural Programming experience working in a LAMP environment
  • Min 4 years’ MySQL experience
  • Experience with Web2.0/ HTML5 using JQuery or something of the kind
  • Experience with frameworks and Content management systems


Essential skill requirements:


  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • JavaScript
  • JQuery
  • Zend/YII/Code Igniter
  • Expression Engine
  • CSS
  • HTML
  • Linux
  • Rest/XML/JSON/oAuth
  • Facebook/Twitter integration
  • Facebook FBML
  • MVC/Pure OO Programming
  • Unit Tests
  • CodeIgnite (Would be an advantage)


You will be responsible for:


  • Development of new database driven PHP applications
  • Development of modifications and add-on modules to existing PHP applications
  • Trouble-shooting of PHP applications
  • Customisation and modification of third-party software programmes (GNU) for clients
  • The candidate must have a good understanding of databases and must be able to simplify data flow


Your attributes and competencies:


  • Able to function under consistent high pressure and be deadline driven
  • Think laterally and can find feasible and secure solutions to apparently impossible problems
  • Exceptional quality of output and attention to detail are a natural part of your skill set
  • Adheres to best practices and standards
  • Self-starter and driven
  • When confronted with a required outcome, you easily see alternative possible options for achieving the desired result and most often select the best route, advising and making alternative suggestions where these will produce a better long term outcome
  • Ethical considerations and confidentiality are concepts which come naturally to you
  • You would like to make a meaningful contribution in a non-corporate environment and can work efficiently on your own as well as in a team
  • Enjoys leading edge technology
  • Enjoys people and working in a team
  • Be logical in his/her thinking and be able to simplify complex processes into manageable modular steps
  • Must be a resourceful person able to find elegant solutions in an environment where new challenges often aris

Should you consist of the above criteria please apply by sending your CV to 

Please note: The applicants that matches above criteria will be considered first.  Due to our work load and the influx of cv’s on a daily basis we cannot give feedback to each and every application, therefore should you apply make sure that your skills and qualification with relevant years’ experience matches above criteria

Job Detail
  • Career LevelProfessional
  • Experience4 Years
  • GenderBoth
  • QualificationDegree
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