Mid-Senior PHP Developer

Central Employment Agency (North East) Limited
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Central Employment are working with an international software agency based in Gateshead. Due to growth they are looking for a talented Mid-Senior PHP Developer to join their development team.

As PHP Developer you will be responsible for developing the full stack - that’s everything including front-end (VueJS), server-side (PHP 7), databases, caching technologies, and everything else in-between. The ideal candidate will have experience launching websites into production and be familiar with the full technology stack.

Essential Skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of PHP (ideally PHP 7)
  • Experience of MySQL
  • Solid understanding of OOP best practices and common design / architecture patterns
  • Experience with distributed caching systems (Redis, Memcached)
  • Practical understanding of unit testing in PHP
  • Understanding of continuous delivery
  • Comfortable with Linux
  • Vagrant or Docker
  • Solid understanding of modern PHP frameworks (Laravel, Symfony, Zend)
  • Experience with version control systems, specifically GIT
  • Object oriented design principles
  • HTML/CSS frameworks (Bootstrap, Foundation)

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience working with message queues
  • Experience with front end Javascript frameworks, particularly Vue.js

The ideal candidate should be a self-starter and have a keen interest in discovering and proposing new technologies and frameworks.