Tech Lead/Snr PHP Developer

Remuneration:Basic salary 
Location:Cape Town
Type: Permanent
Company:Datafin Recruitment

A global marketing and support services company in the E-commerce industry is looking for a Tech Lead/Snr PHP Developer with a minimum of seven years’ experience in PHP development on projects (with depth), proficient in PHP in a Linux ecosystem and proficient in SQL (writing some SQL in their code). Experience in mentoring and guiding Junior Developers.

  • Developing full-stack systems in PHP within the company’s ecosystem of applications such as bespoke Customer Management, Fraud Detection, Payment integrations, Rewards Platform, Reporting systems.
  • Maintenance and enhancements to existing systems and the development of new systems.
  • We are seeking driven individuals who strive to create world class industry leading code. Individuals who have a desire for continuous improvement and willingness to learn and share knowledge with others.
  • Planning and design of systems implementation.
  • System’s development through reusable, testable code and libraries.
  • Full stack development of system features.
  • Related data-structures, queries, and their software life cycle management.
  • Detailed documentation of all developed systems and their day-to-day processes.
  • Development of personal skill set in-line with industry trends to meet company objectives.
  • On-going research & development in-line with business objectives.
  • On-going evaluation and optimization of systems.
  • Monitoring and support of systems on an as-needed basis.
  • Management reserves the right to make additions and changes to the Key Responsibility Areas at any time, in line with the operational requirements of the business.
  • Mentor and guide junior developers.
  • Focus on design and optimisation issues.
  • A minimum of seven years’ experience in PHP development on projects (with depth).
  • Proficient in PHP in a Linux ecosystem.
  • PHP frameworks.
  • Proficient in SQL (writing some SQL in their code).
  • Debugging / Profiling.
  • Testable code practices.
  • Version Control.
  • SOA environment experience advantageous.
  • Linux command line.
  • Code needs to be good
  • Database knowledge
While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.

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Posted on 07 Dec 12:18

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