Senior PHP Developer

Location: Solihull
Job Type: Permanent
Discipline: Software Development
Reference: RW00002
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Remote working, Progression, Pension, Company investment
Role responsibilities:


Our client is looking for a Senior PHP Developer tasked with the interchange of data between the server and mobile applications. Your main attention will be the development of the back-end, including definition and maintenance of the database.

There will be a focus will be working on our platform and API, creating new endpoints for the mobile and web team to implement.

You will be expected to solve architectural problems and performance issues, integrate data storage solutions as well as mentoring junior developers.


Company benefits:

  • Remote working with flexibility
  • Career progression
  • Company Pension
  • Competitive Salary
  • Easily commutable
  • Significant company investment
 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 3 years’ commercial experience working with PHP
  • Ideally 3 years’ experience working with Laravel
  • Understanding of accessibility and security compliance 
  • Experience with building restful JSON web services
  • Sound knowledge of API design, best practices
  • Knowledge of the common PHP or web server exploits
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Manage and improve existing codebase
  • Use test driven development and acceptance tests to ensure quality
  • Strong database knowledge, specifically MySQL
  • Understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Software engineering fundamentals: version control, design patterns, testing, deployment
  • Developers with an understanding of native front-end development technologies would be beneficial.




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