Senior PHP Developer

Recruitment Genius
£35000 - £45000 per annum
12 Oct 2016
29 Oct 2016
Contract Type
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. This job was originally posted as

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