PHP Developer

Meridian Business Support Limited
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
£25k - £35k pa
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
PHP Developer - Cardiff - Up to £35K An opportunity has arisen for a PHP Developer to join a small but growing team due to continued success and growth. The company provide SaaS Software into the hotel and hospitality sector and have recently merged with a market leader within this sector and have ambitious plans for the future. Now is a great time to join a forward thinking business and progress your career. The successful PHP Developer will focus heavily on developing and maintaining new features for the SaaS product at the core of the business. The product is undergoing considerable change to meet the demands and needs of the customers. Currently exploring exciting changes in the form of microservices and utilising the latest on offer from the Laravel framework. Essential Skills and Experience - 3+ years commercial experience in a backend development role - Extensive experience developing scalable PHP applications - Working knowledge of PHP 5.6+/OOP - Experience with Laravel 4.2+ or another PHP MVC Framework - An understanding of software design patterns and SOLID principles - Strong SQL skills with a mind-set geared towards optimisation - Experience with relational database design and normalisation - Working knowledge of Git - Debugging using xdebug - Basic knowledge of JavaScript - Experience with Agile Development Desirable Skills and Experience - Working Knowledge of Linux - Any frontend experience is beneficial - HTML/CSS/SASS/JavaScript/jQuery - TDD/Unit testing experience - Experience with testing tools: Selenium, JMeter or similar - Experience with NoSQL (redis, elastic, MongoDB) - Basic Knowledge of Apache/Nginx - Knowledge of caching systems (memcache, varnish etc) The Benefits - Competitive Salary - Immediate inclusion to the company pension scheme - Free onsite parking(24/7) - Free Gym(onsite) - Free Shuttle Bus to and from Cardiff Central train station at 8:40am and 5pm return - Free Shuttle Bus to and from Queen Street 11:55am and 12:50pm return - Onsite Cafe Apply today for immediate consideration. Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.
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