Datafin

Intermediate PHP Developer

IT – Software Development
Cape Town – Western Cape

ENVIRONMENT:
If you have a good eye for UX and you enjoy the challenge of leading a team, then a dynamic Digital Marketing Platform wants you as their next Intermediate PHP Developer. The successful candidate must have at least 3 years PHP experience, be comfortable working with Linux – particularly with the LAMP stack, understand MVC principles and possess strong data modelling and other tech should include: HTML, CSS, CakePHP, MySQL and Expression Engine.
 
DUTIES:
  • Programme website designs into HTML / CSS / JavaScript (typically using the Expression Engine CMS).
  • You will be responsible for back-end development, specifically with regards to database design and programming (PHP / MySQL) by utilising a variety of frameworks (such as CakePHP).
  • Manage your own team of Developers and manage projects assigned to your team.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
Qualifications –
  • Matric (Higher Grade Maths).
  • Relevant Diploma or other suitable tertiary qualification.
 
Experience/Skills –
  • 3 Years’ experience in PHP.
  • Experience in HTML, CSS and CakePHP.
  • MySQL.
  • Experience in Expression Engine.
  • Must be comfortable with working with Linux, particularly with the LAMP stack (Must have some form of server admin experience).
  • A good understanding of MVC principles.
  • Strong data modelling skills and good understanding of entity relationships.
  • Good communication skills as you will be the primary technical contact in the team as well as the primary contact for Clients should your PM not be available.
  • Managed a team of Developers.
 
ATTRIBUTES:
  • Leadership capability.
  • Speed and quality of development.
  • Intuitive understanding of requirements.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills.
  • High level of attention to detail. 
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.