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Location: Tyne and Wear Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 8BX
Salary: £40000 - £50000
Sector: PHP  
Type: Permanent
Posted: 05/26/2023
PHP Developer Ronald James Group 2023-08-26

We are looking for an experienced PHP Developer to join one of the largest fashion houses within the North of England! You will be responsible for developing and maintaining our PHP-based backends and APIs, as well as our VueJS-based single page application frontend.

This is a fantastic opportunity for engineers who like to work as part of a team while being given the time and freedom to learn and develop their skills.

Some of the responsibilities:

● Designing and implement clean, maintainable, and efficient code for web applications

● Researching and documenting the technical approach for given requirements

● Debugging, troubleshooting and resolving bugs and performance issues

● Writing automated tests to ensure code quality and reliability

● Supporting team members and working collaboratively towards a joint team goal

● Performing peer code reviews and providing constructive feedback

● Working from and tracking progress in our agile project management software

● Contribute to the continuous improvement of the team’s processes and approaches

Some of the requirements:

● Strong knowledge with PHP and its modern ecosystem, including PHP 8.0+, composer, frameworks such as Symfony/Zend/Laminas/Laravel, commonplace libraries such as PHPUnit, and standard approaches such as PSR standards

● Experienced writing object-oriented code following the SOLID principles, with an understanding of common design patterns and how to implement them

● Confident with automated testing in PHP including unit tests and integrating tests

● Experience developing systems with a SQL-based database (MySQL, Postgres, etc), including knowledge of query optimisation

● Experience with component-based UI frameworks such as React or Vue

● Good understanding of web security (e.g. OWASP Top 10) and how to prevent common vulnerabilities when developing PHP applications

● Comfortable with Linux and working from the command line

● Confident using HTML and CSS

Desired, but not essential: 

● Familiarity with agile (scrum) methodologies

● Familiarity with caching strategies across web applications

● Experience of with Doctrine or other data mapper based ORMs

● Understanding of modern web software architectures including microservices and serverless

● Solid grasp of API design paradigms, including the difference between REST and RPC APis

● Experience with cloud IaaS providers such as AWS, GCP or Azure

For more information on this great opportunity - Apply now!!

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