Lead PHP Developer - Waterstonescom

Waterstones Ltd
London (Greater)
From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
02 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a driven, proactive and self-motivated all round Web Developer who does not shy away from a challenge and is always happy to dive into the deep end, be it to fix particularly tricky critical bugs or to learn a new language to build bespoke solutions to specific problems.

In return you will be based atop the largest book shop in Europe, with amazing views of London’s West End. You will be working as part of an agile web development team within a larger e-commerce department on web/mobile/app/omni-channel projects as well as Business as Usual requests. We offer 28 days annual leave (including bank holidays), flexible working, remote working, season ticket loan scheme and a very generous staff discount.

Essential skills•PHP, at least 2 years experience with Zend Framework 1 essential.

•MySQL, experience in Maria DB and Percona Clusters beneficial

•Nginx, setting up and configuration of web servers

•Linux Sys Admin(Redhat and CentOS in particular)

•Sphinx Search







Experience required•Payment Gateway integration (PayPal, WorldPay or any others a bonus)

•Building enterprise high volume E-commerce web applications.

•Building web services with APIs

•Integrating with external APIs

•Working on legacy, brownfield, PHP Zend Framework projects

Bonus points•Experience in Retail, even more bonus points if you have worked with Books.

•Worked with large datasets (e.g.Onix BookData)

•Experience of IBM MQ

•New Relic


•Docker / Vagrant

•iOS / Android apps

This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/77765776