Senior PHP Back-end Developer - Claremont, Cape Town.


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Jun 2, 2016
Senior PHP Back-end Developer - Claremont, Cape Town.

Cost to Company:
There is no CTC set in stone and the client is open to negotiate based on skills and

Position Overview:
Our client is looking for a Senior PHP Developer to help meet the demands of their rapid growth. You
will be involved in expanding the existing payment platform and building new and exciting features
and applications relating to payments, online commerce, fraud detection and security. The
successful candidate must possess strong JavaScript skills and a general enthusiasm for web
development and the internet. We’re a start-up that wants to employ ambitious and committed
people to grow with the company!

Key Responsibilities:
▪ Support the Technical Manager with development, timeline and architecture
▪ Mentor and support the developers in your team.
▪ Code review of all work completed by your team.
▪ Maintain and enforce company standards and policies.
▪ Communicating and co-ordinating with external parties relating to development
▪ Translation of business requirements into detailed designs for implementation.
▪ Front-end and back-end development using the above technologies.
▪ Testing and documentation of developed code.
▪ Maintaining integration tests, unit tests and user acceptance tests.
▪ Identify and close any potential security risks.
▪ Refactoring code to improve quality.
▪ Managing and resolving connectivity issues to supplier systems.
▪ Internal technical support and administration.
▪ Occasionally resolve customer technical support queries via email (using company
helpdesk), phone (logging to helpdesk as necessary) and via the website “live
support” system.
▪ General client relations and administrative tasks.
▪ Researching possible innovations or contribute to open source projects and
presenting this to the team.

▪ Grade 12 certificate and relevant certifications from an accredited institution.
▪ Degree in computer science, engineering or related area a plus.
Required Skills and Experience:
▪ Micro-Services.
▪ Laravel & Lumen.
▪ JavaScript, Vue.js, jQuery, Node.js.
▪ PCI - Data Security Standard.
▪ Docker.
▪ Composer.
▪ Git.
▪ Jira.
▪ Ubuntu.
▪ Webpack, Gulp.
▪ At least 7 years PHP development experience working with OOP.
▪ Working experience of MVC design pattern.
▪ Working knowledge of MySQL or MariaDB (including transactions and atomicity).
▪ A working understanding of Linux a plus.
▪ Any experience with eCommerce systems a plus.
▪ Some front-end design experience.

Soft Skills Required.
▪ Be able to operate independently, but also work as a member of a team
▪ Be self-motivated and have high energy levels
▪ Have strong communications skills
▪ Be an analytical thinker with meticulous attention to detail
▪ Be able to use initiative in problem-solving
▪ Genuine interest and passion about technology
▪ Have a sense of humour :)
▪ Active participation in the open source community is strongly encouraged

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