PHP Developer - Remote

Zoopla Property Group
United Kingdom
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
PHP Developer - PHP Software Developer - PHP Web Developer - PHP Software Engineer

The Role

We are looking to add a full-time, PHP software developer to our PropertyFile product team to help bring our API to the next level. Now that we have successfully launched our MVP, we need your help to continue developing a highly scalable and rock-solid platform using the standard mix of PHP, Linux, Nginx and MySQL (MariaDB) databases.

Working in an Agile process, after our daily stand-up we mostly leave you in peace to code. Being a fully remote team, we encourage active collaboration through Slack and video conferencing in Hangouts, including pair programming, show and tell sessions, sprint demos and retrospectives.

About You

You will be excited by the prospect of working within an agile team delivering a constantly evolving, innovative product.

You have strong Object Orientated PHP skills and experience writing API`s and web applications, and you understand the benefit of automated testing to ensure the quality of the software. You are not afraid of experimenting with new technologies and are passionate about writing high quality code.

You have a dedicated and private space to enable home working without interruptions, as well as being able to travel to our office in London once a week.

Ideally, you have access to examples of previous work (although we understand that sometimes you can`t really "see" the backend) and you are willing for us to approach your previous employers or clients to request testimonials or references.

What you get from us

Competitive salary and benefits.Opportunity to work remotely for most of the week with flexible hours. We`re more interested in high quality code and consistency than a regimented 9 to 5.Direct involvement and the ability to influence the project`s future direction. We are a team; everyone`s opinion is important.What we need from you

Strong OOP & MVC experience with PHPExperience with MySQL databasesFamiliar with the concepts TDD, BDD and DDDExposure to automated testingExposure to caching mechanisms and performance optimisationExcellent verbal and written communications skillsExcellent time management - we won`t keep prodding you with a stick, but still expect deadlines to be metThis will give you bonus points

Experience developing customer facing APIsExperience developing mobile appsExposure to AWS services
About us

The Property Software Group is the UK`s largest supplier of software solutions to the property industry and is part of ZPG Property Services. Approximately 40,000 agents from 8,000 estate & letting agency branches use our software, supported by our team of over 240 staff operating from four UK locations.

PropertyFile is our latest product launch, with its API, mobile app and online software providing a 24/7 tool to agents to communicate with their clients. It`s an exciting and innovative proposition that will help shape the future of the sector.

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