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London The Leather Market, LM.11.2.1, Weston Street London EC4A3BG

Senior Backend PHP Developer

2021-07-22 15:44:57 2021-10-22 Boston Hale

Ref: BBBH3691

  • Location.


  • Salary.

    £60,000 - £65,000 per annum + pension

  • Type.


Job Description.

PHP, OO, Rest API, Linux, Docker, Agile

PHP Backend Developer

My client, a leading Ed-Tech company, are looking for a Senior PHP Backend developer to join their growing Development team.

They need someone with the ability to not only operate as a senior Developer, building and driving architectural improvements to their web platform and applications, but also to help develop the team around them.

Skills Required

  • Experience writing modern OO codes and working with complex systems
  • Previous experience working with distributed systems
  • 8+ years of programming experience with at least 4+ years of commercial PHP
  • Good knowledge of design and implementation patterns
  • Experience working with concurrency, large data sets and using algorithms to deal with complexity
  • Understanding of various system qualities like availability, reliability or performance and their runtime impact
  • Ability to design for modern internet infrastructure operation including consideration for metrics, logging, observability and automation
  • Experience working with different databases, storages and data structures
  • Experience with REST API Architecture, designs and implementation
  • Experience working with Linux, Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience working with an agile development team
  • Strong experience using testing tools for local development

Key Responsibilities

  • Promote ownership and accountability, learning and mentoring, and driving our engineering pillars
  • Help drive architectural discussions and best practices within the team towards engineering excellence
  • Proactively keep abreast of industry developments, skills and technologies and share information, ideas and best practice with the development team members towards continuous improvement
  • Supporting, coaching and developing high performing engineers through regular 1:1s, continuous feedback and career development

If you are interested in working at an exciting, Tech first Global Ed-Tech firm that is one of the fastest growing sectors in technology, then please get in touch ASAP to discuss your situation.

Many thanks


PHP, OO, Rest API, Linux, Docker, Agile

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David Pynor

David Pynor

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