Senior Software (PHP) Developer

Key Responsibilities:

  • Experience in object oriented PHP5 coding with proper design patterns (please don't mention singletons)
  • At least one MVC framework (we currently use Zend, Symfony2, Silex and we are open to other framework experience)
  • Version control, preferably distributed (e.g. git, which is what we use)
  • Good working knowledge of the Linux CLI
  • Full-stack development experience preferably, e.g. React
  • SOA, API and microservices
  • Test automation experience
  • Domain driven design
  • SOLID principles
  • Message queues

Key Capabilities:

  • Are able to demonstrate proven experience in mentorship, acting as a mentor to the rest of the squad
  • Experience of both challenging where there is a belief of better option and also accepting others views
  • Are able to resolve conflicts of opinion with the squad, and further view
  • Are able to communicate using both technical and non-technical language to share knowledge
  • Have spent time in a team environment working in Agile (Scrum/Kanban)
  • A relentless understanding that all squad output should benefit both user and the business
  • An ability to rapidly and effectively understand and translate business requirements into technical solutions
  • Proven skill in developing and managing maintainable code-bases
  • Knowledge and experience of cross-browser issues
  • Self-motivated with good organisational skills in order to work to challenging deadlines
  • Experience of supporting, modifying and maintaining systems and code which was developed by others
  • Candidates with less experience would be considered as Software Developer

Salary and Benefits:

  • A competitive salary, commensurate with experience

  • An excellent benefits package including Mandatory Provident Fund; health, dental and life insurance; enhanced maternity and paternity leave policies 
  • 20 days holiday, birthday day off, charity leave, 3 life event days during your career with WorldFirst
  • Perks, including: free breakfast, Friday beer fridge, business casual dress code, annual company parties – and more!

To Apply:

Please submit your CV (in Microsoft Word or PDF format) to us.

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