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  • Posted: Jan 1, 1970
    Deadline: Not specified
  • With a vast network of highly skilled talent and some of the most exciting companies in South Africa in our ambit, Recruit Digital is the preferred recruitment partner for digital and online jobs in South Africa. We have helped startups put together explosive teams of talent to get them started as well as helped industry leaders fortify their digital experti...
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    Senior PHP Developer

    We are searching for brilliant Senior Developers with a passion for coding!!!! (PHP being the primary language). As a Software Developer, you will form part of a team that will be responsible for the development, integration and maintenance of in-house developed and 3rd party web applications. We work together in self-sufficient teams that take full responsibility for delivering long-lasting customer centric solutions.

    Minimum requirements

    • 5+ years’ experience in PHP development in a Linux environment
    • Relevant working experience in e-Commerce
    • Develop secure and highly scalable systems
    • Knowledge of MVC frameworks (e.g. Laravel, Symfony)
    • Solid knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming
    • Familiarity using SQL databases e.g. MySQL, MariaDB
    • Knowledge of modern development methodologies (Test Driven Design, pair programming)
    • Version control systems (e.g. git)
    • Service Orientated Architecture (SOA) environment experience advantageous (we are open to new technologies and virtual environments)
    • Strong preference for using open-source solutions
    • Experience with agile software development practices
    • Exposure to other languages (e.g. Python) would be desirable

    Key areas of responsibility

    • Proactively drive change as well as suggest and implement “well thought out” solutions
    • Responsible for the end-to-end lifecycle (including planning, developing, testing and deployment)
    • Best practices that consistently results in high quality code
    • Detailed documentation of systems and processes
    • Development of personal skill set in-line with industry trends to meet company objectives
    • Ongoing research to keep abreast of latest coding trends
    • Maintain existing code bases
    • Ongoing evaluation and optimisation of systems
    • Mentoring of junior staff and undertaking knowledge sharing initiatives
    • Able to take ownership and lead individual projects
    • Providing clear and concise feedback to various stakeholders


    • Team Player
    • Working in an Agile/Scrum environment
    • Knowledge sharing philosophy
    • Eager to learn
    • Willing to take lead on project management

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Recruit Digital on to applyInterested and qualified candidates should apply using the Apply Now button below.
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