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Cape Town

Intermediate Backend PHP Developer

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A dynamic Software Service Provider seeks the coding talents of an Intermediate Backend PHP Developer who is passionate about building meaning online experiences. Your core role will be to create and maintain digital products ensuring feature comparability across multiple browsers & platforms. The ideal candidate requires experience in a similar role, be able to write and maintain exemplary code while promoting usability and coding best practices, knowledge of SOLID principles, PHP and frameworks including Symfony, Laravel & Twig, JavaScript, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Docker, Rancher, Git, Jira/Confluence, Bitbucket & Agile.



Conduct analysis of application requirements.

Write back-end code and build efficient modules and extensions.

Develop solutions with optimised database/s.

Troubleshoot application and code issues.

Integrate data storage solutions.

Respond to integration requests from Front-end Developers.

Collaborate with Front-end Developers and web designers to improve usability.

Finalise back-end features and testing web applications.

Update and alter application features to enhance performance.

Accurately estimate timings and have the ability to deliver based on those timings.

Assist anywhere else as needed with relation to the front and back end development.

Any other tasks necessary for the conduct of the employer’s business, as the employer may from time to time direct.



Relevant experience in a similar role.

Write and maintain exemplary code.

Promote usability and coding best practices.

Knowledge of SOLID principles.

Assist anywhere else as needed with relation to the front and back end development.


Tools –

Project Management:

Jira / Confluence


Agile environment




PHP Frameworks – Twig template engine, Symfony, Laravel

MySQL database

PostgreSQL database






Curious about technology.

Attention to detail.

Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies.


While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.



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