Senior PHP Web Developer for a digital agency

Senior PHP Web Developer for a digital agency focussed on delivering great web experiences in Central London – £45,000

Our client a digital agency who specialise in developing innovative web applications and websites for their clients are looking to hire a Senior PHP Web Developer.

The Client

A digital agency with clients including the BBC, Barclays and LinkedIn are building on their development team of around 10 with the addition of a permanent Senior PHP Web Developer. A full-service digital agency, they’re a passionate bunch and pride themselves on putting out great digital work.

The Role as Senior PHP Web Developer

As a Senior PHP Web Developer you will work as part of an agile team to deliver web applications and websites using open source technologies.

You will need experience of:

  • OO PHP and experience with Zend Framework 2 or other PHP frameworks
  • Ability to work with complex database (MySQL) solutions – understanding the role of indexing and the use of transactional programming
  • JavaScript frameworks such as jQuery, Angular, React, Sencha/ExtJs
  • Working within an Agile environment (SCRUM/XP)
  • Responsive CSS using bootstrap or similar framework
  • Modular CSS using SASS or LESS
  • GIT version control
  • 3rd party API integrations

We’d like you to have experience of:

  • Experience with LAMP servers (Ubuntu, Apache, MySQL, Zend Server)
  • Knowledge of Amazon Web Services cloud (EC2, S3)

The Candidate

To be a suitable candidate for this senior level position you should be an experienced developer with around 5 years’ experience in PHP Web Development within a digital agency or software house. Ideally you have a degree in a computing related subject such as computer science or mathematics.