Senior PHP Developer - Music Services

Central London
£Competitive + Benefits
02 May 2017
30 May 2017
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Contract Type
Full Time

Senior PHP Developer / PHP Web Developer - (Music Services)

A Senior PHP Developer / PHP Web Developer is needed to join a leading global music services company. Working from offices near Waterloo expect to work on a variety of new and existing projects within the web team, including a staged migration of their web portal to a new platform, along with strategic improvements to improve performance.

Working with some of the world's greatest artists such as Stevie Nicks, Dave Grohl and Skrillex this independent company provide unparalleled transparency with licensing management, works and rights distribution, royalty collection and other data. Employing 400 people worldwide, they represent over 8,000 artists, 600,000 songs and 500 publishers providing them with real-time, powerful and transparent reporting.

The Senior PHP Developer / PHP Web Developer will join a growing team of passionate software developers working on an award winning client facing web-portal. You will be involved in the whole development lifecycle: requirement gathering, specification, development, building, testing and deployment and writing fast, reliable and clean code on a daily basis.

To qualify. We are seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated PHP Developer / PHP Web Developer / PHP Software Developer / PHP Engineer or similar with a CV that demonstrates:

  • Good knowledge of development using PHP;
  • An understanding of design patterns and OOP concepts;
  • Knowledge of at least one MVC framework, ideally Laravel or Symfony;
  • Good knowledge of building and extending REST APIs returning data in JSON;
  • Good knowledge of SQL database design;
  • Knowledge of unit testing;
  • The ability to mentor junior and mid-level developers;
  • Knowledge of source control with Git, especially branching/merging as needed.

Any familiarity with Atlassian products, they use Bitbucket, JIRA, Bamboo, and Confluence would be advantageous as would experience in logging into AWS instances, monitoring processes and troubleshooting issues, writing automated acceptance tests with Behat and an understanding of server-side template engines such as Twig / Blade.

Working from a relaxed and trendy office near Waterloo this is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior PHP Developer / PHP Web Developer to join a team where continuous improvement is ongoing. Get in touch.

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