Senior PHP Developer

Remuneration:Basic salary 
Location:Cape Town
Company:Black Pen Recruitment

Our client has grown exponentially to become South Africa's biggest online fashion store. Their holding company is Africa's leading digital player with more than 10 different market leading verticals in more than 20 countries. Their passion for customer experience, knowledge in e-commerce as well as our drive to innovate are the basis for our success that we share with multi-national investors.

As a senior PHP developer, you will design and develop complex web applications and modules for our e-commerce platform. Furthermore, you will optimise our platform for scalability during peak traffic hours. Adhering to agile SW-development methodologies you will also ensure code quality and enforce best practices by communicating and sharing them to team members. 
  • PHP 5 OOP, Laravel, Zend Framework, Yii, MVC
  • HTML5, CSS, Sass, jQuery
  • PHPUnit,
  • Ubuntu, Mac OS X, Nginx, MySQL, Memcache, Solr/Elasticsearch
  • Git
You come with:
  • Knowledge of most of the keywords described above
  • Good understanding of clean code practices
  • Several years of experience in development with PHP5 OOP (Zend Framework experience is a plus, Yii, Symfony, Laravel and CakePHP are also valued)
  • Experience with MySQL
  • A proactive, goal-oriented, reliable, and self-structured way of working
  • Fluency in English
  • Ability to live the company values:
    • Delivers customer satisfaction
    • Leads completely
    • Embraces and drives change
    • Goes the extra mile
  • Is adventurous and open-minded
The client offers:
  • Flexibility to work from home
  • Ability to make and manage software decisions within the business
  • Everyday use of modern development tools/frameworks
  • High degrees of responsibility and autonomy
  • Great opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • Attractive working environment in a dynamically growing e-commerce sector involving steep training curves and flat command structure
A valid Green South African ID required.
This position is in line with our company employment equity plan   
Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
If you feel that this is the position for you, send your CV to or simply respond to this e-mail with an updated CV and one of our consultants will give you a call!

Posted on 19 Jun 13:46

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