PHP Developer

Job Description

PHP Web Developer
Whitley Bay
Paying up to £30k approx depending on experience

Our Client creates innovative web software applications for clients nationally, including; Fintech, tourism, recruitment, environmental, e-commerce and publishing.
As the business continues to grow, they are looking for talented, dedicated people to join their small friendly team based in Whitley Bay in order to fuel further business growth.

PHP Web Developer Job Description:
We are looking for an experienced full-time PHP Web Developer to create “best of breed” web applications. You should be able to interpret a client’s business requirements, to design and build web software which meets their goals. Your role will primarily involve back-end development including creating PHP modules and packages, working with REST APIs, MYSQL database design, managing version control and unit testing. You will need to be adept at solving problems with code and elegant software architecture. You will be eager to learn new tools and techniques. You will be part of a small friendly team that is responsible for all aspects of software development from initial specifications, through to development, testing, launching and maintenance. You will welcome the variety that comes with being part of a small effective team.

PHP Web Developer Responsibilities:
• Build and maintain web applications using Laravel PHP framework
• Build and maintain efficient, testable, and reusable PHP modules (e.g. Composer packages)
• Solve complex user flow and database architecture challenges
• REST APIs – integrating with third-party APIs, and developing new REST APIs
• Writing technical specifications and documentation
• Contribute to all phases of the development cycle

PHP Web Developer Requirements:
• Strong knowledge of PHP web frameworks (preferably Laravel, though this is not essential)
• Experience with MVC design patterns and object-oriented PHP programming
• An understanding of accessibility and security compliance
• Strong knowledge of the common PHP or web server exploits and their solutions
• Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
• User authentication and authorisation between multiple systems, servers, and environments
• Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system
• Familiarity with limitations of PHP and its workarounds
• Familiarity with JSON and XML
• Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
• Good understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
• Familiarity with MYSQL
• Proficient with code versioning tools, such as Git
• Experience refactoring code
• PSR2 code standard

Preferred but not essential PHP Web Developer experience:
• Vue.js
• Wordpress / WooCommerce
• Micro services
• Unit testing
• Integration testing
• Swagger (Open API)
• Amazon web services / Google Cloud
• Payment gateways / Fintech apps
• JSON web tokens

If you are interested in the advertised position for PHP Web 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

PHP, LAMP stack, OOP, Laravel, REST APIs

Additional Information

  • Salary:£25000 - £30000 per annum
  • Industry:IT
  • Location:Newcastle upon Tyne

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We have already filled this vacancy.


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