Senior Backend PHP Developer - Sandton

We are an experienced IT business solutions company based locally and abroad. Established in 2009 we are a dynamic team of developers that provide custom and white labelled IT solutions to medium and large companies.

We are looking for a senior PHP Developer responsible for managing back-end services. The primary focus will be the development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of our products and client solutions. You will also be responsible for building and/or integrating the front-end elements built and designed by your co-workers. Therefore, a basic understanding of front-end technologies is necessary as well.


Experience in XHTML, CSS, XML, Javascript, PHP, MYSQL/MSSQL/PostgreSQL, NoSQL/Firebase

JAVA, .NET, Oracle are a plus

Software and tools:-
Notepad++/Sublime/NotepadSoft, Navicat/SQLyog, Postman, Photoshop or Paint.NET, Google tools, Office suite

Web Servers:-
Apache, Ngnix, IIS

Operating systems:-
Windows XP/2003/7/10, Mac OS, Ubuntu/Debian/RedHat

CMS:- (the more the better)
Wordpress, Silverstripe, Joomla, similar

PHP Frameworks:- (the more the better)
Silverstripe, Zend, Yii, Laraval, CakePHP, CodeIgniter, Symfony

JavaScript Frameworks: Prototype, Jquery,

Technologies: CDN, Azure/AWS, SSL, SFTP, SOAP, REST, VPN, USSD


Development, maintenance, integration and support of web application products and customer solutions.


? Degree/Diploma in Computer Science, Engineering or Mathematics (NQF 7 or Higher) from a recognized university is preferable OR
? Recognised software development certification


? 8 to 10 years of commercial coding experience in OOP PHP
? 2+ years retail business knowledge


? Vast knowledge on cloud technologies
? Proficient in fundamentals of object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design and complexity analysis.
? Ability to design and build data stores with complex relationships (relational or NoSQL).
? Understanding of MVC design patterns.
? Experience with AJAX technology
? Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3.
? Ability to build/design distributed systems, back-end APIs, or microservices.
? Understanding accessibility and security compliance.
? Strong knowledge of the common PHP or web server exploits and their solutions.
? Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application.
? Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers.
? Build efficient, testable, and reusable PHP modules.
? Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
? Familiarity with unit testing, performance, load, and end-to-end integration tests.
? Work within an Agile DevOps environment


? Consult and interact with customers
? Deliver under pressure
? Be honest and trustworthy
? Self motivated
? Customer service delivery orientated

Full-time starting salary: R480 000 per annum

Own transport essential.

Our head office is based on Sandton, Johannesburg

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