Senior Back-End Developer (PHP)

Obsidian Recruitment
London (Central)
14 Apr 2018
17 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Obsidian are working with a leading Fintech company based in Central London that are rapidly expanding their development team with quality engineers.

Your role as the Senior Back-End Developer will include working with modern technologies specifically PHP and Craft CMS on the backend, integrating with multiple third party API’s, so would ideally suit a person who likes variation and enjoys technical challenges.

You will be working closely within a small team and closely with the front-end development team and designers to ensure the back-end work looks as good as possible.

Essential Experience
  • Significant development experience in PHP (ideally PHP 5.6+)
  • Working knowledge of integrating with third party API’s
  • Experience with MySQL Databases, best practices and database scalability
  • HTML, CSS and some JavaScript experience (Beneficial)
  • Experience with Plugin development
  • Excellent communication skills and a team player, while having the ability to work on their own
  • Strong analytical skills & attention to detail
Desired Skills
  • Familiarity with templating languages such as Twig
  • Knowledge of multiple backend languages (such as python, ruby etc)
  • Experience with frameworks (such as Slim PHP, Laravel, DJango, Flask, etc)
  • Knowledge of Design Patterns, PHP PSR recommendations and Python PEP 8
  • Working with large data
  • Experience in sys administration
  • Experience with working in a techstartup
  • Knowledge of Dependency management (such as Composer, packagist, etc)
  • Understanding in the importance of clean, descriptive code

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