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Location: Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 8BX
Salary: £26000 - £32000
Sector: PHP  
Type: Permanent
Posted: 05/28/2020
Senior PHP Developer Ronald James Group 2018-10-18


We're currently looking for PHP Developers to expand our existing PHP teams and help us support and grow our existing eCommerce platform. We need problem-solvers, so the ability to investigate, understand and resolve issues is essential (whether working alone or as part of a team effort), as well as strong communication skills and attention to detail.

Working alongside the Team Leader and Senior Developers, you'll be expected to provide support to our existing customers, as well as develop new features and complete bespoke projects following detailed specifications. The Development department is highly collaborative so strong communication skills and an inclination toward teamwork are a must.

The ideal candidate must have an impeccable understanding of object orientated PHP5 within various MVC frameworks (ideally Kohana) and advanced experience in MySQL and database design. As a minimum requirement, you will need five years of commercial experience within eCommerce.

We offer a competitive salary, a great working environment, and outstanding benefits (including a pension scheme, unlimited holidays, flexitime, flexible working, free breakfasts, subsidised gym membership, free protein shakes, company nights out and free branded clothing) so if you think you've got what it takes to join one of the UK's leading eCommerce providers, we'd love to hear from you.


  • Develop new features for the vscommerce platforms
  • Identify and suggest upon key areas of improvement throughout the systems
  • Support existing and new developments


  • Understanding of JQuery / Javascript
  • Immpecable understanding of OOP PHP5 development
  • Advanced experience with MySQL and database design
  • Use of various MVC Frameworks
  • Ability to solve complex tasks
  • Prior experience using git


  • Passionate about development
  • Enthusiastic and motivated
  • Capacity and willingness to learn
  • Ability to communicate to peers
  • Ability to work to set timescales
  • Happy and confident to work as part of a team but also as an individual
  • Able to find answers on our own but also know when you need to ask questions


Commercial experience within eCommerce

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