Senior PHP Developer (R&D Team)

Job Description

We're looking for an experienced Senior PHP developer with fresh ideas to join our Client. As part of the team, you'll help deliver some of the most innovative projects on their roadmap and continuously improve the scalability and usability of their eCommerce platform.

They're advocates of efficient code, functional design and frictionless user experience, with a firm belief that companies must 'innovate or die'. The perfect Senior PHP Developer candidate will share their values and be a natural team-player, as you tackle all projects together and frequently collaborate with other departments too.

As well as a competitive salary and major perks such as flexible working and unlimited holidays, they're offering the opportunity to shape the future of their platform, continuously learn new technologies relevant to the strategy, and closely work, learn and knowledge-share with an agile team that has many decades of experience in product development, design and management.

If you fit the bill, we'd love to tell you more about their plans and find out how you can help them realise them.

Senior PHP Developer Duties & Responsibilities
- Contribute to the conception, development and delivery of R&D projects
- Write robust, elegant and efficient code in PHP, MySQL and jQuery (and learn other languages and frameworks if required)
- Be the Senior PHP Developer on large scale projects where required (with support from R&D Development Lead)
- Collaborate with R&D team members (and other departments where applicable) to pro-actively enrich the platform
- Produce documentation (including technical specifications, setup guidance and user instructions where required)
- Adhere to established development processes, procedures and standards
- Complete assigned tasks on time and on spec
- Contribute to technical discussions, decisions and R&D strategies
- Carry out regular, relevant research and share findings/insights across the team
- Shadow R&D Development Lead and provide cover in their absence if needed
- Achieve KPIs assigned to role

Senior PHP Developer Skills & Experience:
- Commercial experience in developing scalable RESTful APIs
- Experience in developing with Laravel or Lumen frameworks
- Excellent working knowledge of PHP, MySQL, jQuery, Linux and APC
- Experience with OAuth
- Experience with - or aptitude/willingness to learn - Redis, VueJS and Sphinx
- Commercial experience of MVC architecture and modern PHP frameworks
- Prior experience using Git
- Higher level education in a relevant field, or equivalent professional experience, with a minimum of 3 years of commercial experience
- Commercial experience of eCommerce platforms such as Magento, Open Cart, etc (preferred, but not essential)
- Knowledge/use of eCommerce-related APIs and services (preferred, but not essential)

If you are interested in the advertised position for Senior PHP Developer please ‘Register your interest’ through the requested method and we will be in touch shortly with regards to your suitability for the role.

Sharpe Recruitment Ltd is a North East based consultancy, dedicated to placing professionals in rewarding jobs throughout the North of England across a variety of disciplines including Digital Media, Design, Development, Creative Advertising, Sales & Marketing, Tech & IT.

Job Skills

Senior PHP Web Developer, RESTful APIs, Laravel or Lumen frameworks, PHP, MySQL, jQuery, Linux, APC, OAuth, Redis, VueJS, Sphinx

Additional Information

  • Salary:£30000 - £35000 per annum + Unlimited holidays, Pension Scheme etc
  • Industry:IT
  • Location:Stockton-on-Tees

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