Senior PHP Developer

Verelogic IT Recruitment
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
About the Role

Our client is looking for a Senior PHP Developers to join them in their UK offices. You’ll be working on large-scale enterprise projects for their clients, using a range of PHP frameworks. All of their projects are run using the Agile methodology, and you’ll be part of a SCRUM team.


As a Developer you’ll be involved in projects during a number of stages, as follows:


?You may be asked to contribute to client proposals, pending review by a more senior technical staff member.

Sprint Zero

?You may be asked to set up the environment for the commencement of a project, in preparation for the rest of the team to begin work. This is likely to require making decisions about what tools and services to use, taking into account factors such as the level of knowledge and the expectations of the team and the company as a whole, as well as industry best practice.

Project Sprints

?You will undertake sprint work as required by the needs of the project. The majority of your time will be spent writing code and carrying out tests.

?You may be required to liaise between junior developers, clients, hosting companies and other stakeholders

?You will be required to contribute to and participate in Agile ceremonies such as daily stand-ups and demos

Project Retrospectives

? You will be expected to attend project retrospectives and contribute as appropriate

About You

You will:

?have a solid, grounded programming knowledge base and will be able write code following best practice

?be able to design and construct PHP applications, and will be comfortable defining the architecture solutions to connect services, ORMs and caching

?be able to undertake most tasks using appropriate, workable solutions

?be able to work on internal projects, gathering requirements, creating analysis and prioritisation

?have a sound knowledge of, and be comfortable with, GIT version control system

?be able to produce code quickly, without compromising on quality

?be able to deliver work to your own estimates and offer opinions on the estimates of others, based on their skill level and experience.

?be able to work in a team, guiding, steering and supporting it towards the completion of goals and objectives.

?be able to help others to integrate effectively into the team and be productive as quickly as possible.

Qualifications and experience

Ideally, you’ll have experience of working:

?In a variety of corporate and commercial environments, including large enterprise and start-ups

?In a variety of different industries

?On multiple types of projects, including differing durations and different deadline needs (short/tight as well as longer, more strategic projects)

?On a medium to large sized team. You will have potentially led a small team, or sub-team on an ad-hoc basis or temporary basis

You’ll ideally hold a relevant certification for your field of expertise, e.g. Magento Certified Developer, Zend Certified PHP, or SensioLabs Certified Symfony Developer. A degree in Computer Science or a similar field is desirable.


Our client’s employees value the flexible working environment and the chance to develop their skills on a wide variety of interesting projects.

They offer you a competitive salary and a discretionary bonus.

They will provide you with the latest tools to help you do your job (e.g. a Macbook Pro).

They have a company pension scheme, and offer childcare vouchers to all staff.

This job was originally posted as