Senior Web Developer - PHP - Laravel

Nichols Digital Limited
United Kingdom
29 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
PHP, OOP, Laravel (or other MVC), SOLID, MySQL, Git, GitHub, PHPUnit, Linux, LAMP. A top Newspaper in Central London are looking for a Senior Web Developer, PHP/ Serverside heavy. The role will include; - Building new features for their website - Keeping the web servers running - Reviewing current web infrastructure and identifying how to scale up - Reviewing code, identifying style and performance issues, and working to improve the skills of the existing team. The skills you will need are; - Excellent PHP, adhering to SOLID principles and PSR - Excellent MySQL, and indexing - MVC framework, ideally Laravel - Application architecture, APIs, microservices - Git / GitHub - Automated testing with PHPUnit and usage of mocking - Linux (we use CentOS), Apache, Varnish, Nginx - Any knowledge of working with third-party CDNs would be beneficial - Any experience of working on high-traffic, high-availability sites
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