Senior PHP Developer

Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
Salary
£35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
12 Oct 2016
Closes
09 Nov 2016
Ref
00059951
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sectors
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Do you want to work for a rapidly growing small technology company that will give you responsibility and freedom to use and grow your skills?

We are looking for 4 experienced PHP developers to join our team as we move into the next growth phase in our business. We can offer flexible working arrangements and a great working environment in central Leeds.

We have some exciting green-field projects coming up as well as work on our existing established applications and are looking for people who have:

- At least 5 years of solid PHP experience
- Experience with a modern MVC framework is essential, e.g. Zend, Symfony, Laravel.
- An understanding and experience of the issues of scalability and high performance services.
- A thorough understanding of MySQL with the ability to write and optimise high performance queries, and work with large data sets.
- Experience with an ORM is highly desirable, particularly Doctrine.
- Experience with XML, SOAP, JSON and RESTful services.
- A good understanding of application security.
- Knowledge and understanding of the core design patterns.
- Some understanding of JQuery, SASS and responsive web frameworks such as Bootstrap, Zurb Foundation would be useful.
- It would be beneficial to have experience working with legacy code, and be able to contemplate optimal methods of refactoring a large application that can not suffer down time.
- Experience and understanding of general testing, fault finding and unit testing (especially using PHPUnit and Selenium).
- Ability to write and maintain effective system documentation.
- Ability to conform to coding standards
- Ability to effectively manage time and deal with other teams, and potentially customers from time to time
- A good understanding of Linux, basic bash skills, experience of maintaining a Linux based system and installing a LAMP stack.
- The ability to research, design and write new software solutions.
- Mentor more junior developers.

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