PHP Developer - Symfony - Zend - PHP

Salmon Limited
Excellent rates
29 Nov 2016
01 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

PHP Developer - Symfony - Zend - PHP

PHP Developer required with commercial development experience in implementing and supporting critical web applications, significantly using PHP5+ and related technologies.


Mandatory Experience:

  • Excellent knowledge of Object Oriented development principles with PHP5+
  • Test driven approach to development working with continuous integration platforms such as Jenkins
  • Background in web application development using PHP MVC frameworks (eg Symfony2, Zend, Yii, Laravel or similar but experience with Symfony2 preferred)
  • Proven expertise working in a Linux environment with related technologies including Nginx/Apache
  • Relational database development experience (MySQL, PostgreSQL or similar)
  • Confident working in a distributed development team with Git/SVN/Mercurial (preferably Git)
  • Exposure to NoSQL data stores MongoDB/CouchDB and/or Redis/Memcached
  • Strong problem solving skills and a broad knowledge of web development techniques and principles.
  • The ability to create technical specifications and solutions to meet client and agency requirements, whilst always balancing time and budget.
  • The ability to act as a mentor to Developers, give team members day-to-day guidance and conduct regular and relevant team meetings.
  • The ability to ensure that processes and procedures involving Developers are documented, kept up-to-date and are being followed appropriately.
  • The ability to guide clients on technical and business requirements for a successful project

Preferred experience:

  • Development experience with node.JS is highly desirable
  • Experience with Chef/Puppet/Ansible highly desirable, Performance tuning skills, including refactoring, code profiling and monitoring
  • Experience of AngularJS
  • Release management and configuration management experience


  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken
  • Experience of working in client facing roles.
  • The ability to take part in recruitment activities
  • The ability to communicate clearly and succinctly.

Salmon is a global digital commerce consultancy defining and delivering market-changing solutions and customer journeys for the world's leading brands - brands such as AkzoNobel, Argos, Audi UK, Halfords, Ted Baker, Sainsbury's and Selfridges.

We couldn't do this without our talented people, which is why we're always on the lookout for professionals who like to change things for the better. In return, you'll benefit from the opportunity to work with the best people, to see the impact of your hard work, and to make a real difference.

Established in 1989 with operations in London, Sydney and Beijing, Salmon is going places, and empowering its people to play a big part in the success story.

Make it happen - visit the website.

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