REF # 2002211

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Salary: Market Related
Cape Town

PHP Developer

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A CRM/CX and development company based in Cape Town is looking for a PHP Developer to join the existing team of developer. You will responsible for managing back-end services and the interchange of data between the server and the users. Your primary focus will be the development of all server-side logic and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your co-workers into the application. Therefore, a solid understanding of front-end technologies is necessary as well.



  • Developing & maintaining the client’s application.
  • Conceptualization of feature updates and improvements to the software.
  • Testing and liaising with testers to ensure that the application is appropriately tested before and after deployment.
  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers.
  • Build efficient, testable, and reusable PHP modules.
  • Solve complex performance problems and architectural challenges.



  • Skills needed for the position:
  • Strong knowledge of PHP web frameworks, (Symfony 2 & 3 primarily, Laravel or any other PHP framework).
  • Understanding the fully synchronous behaviour of PHP.
  • Understanding of MVC design patterns.
  • Understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3.
  • Knowledge of object-oriented PHP programming.
  • Understanding accessibility and security compliance.
  • Strong knowledge of the common PHP or web server exploits and their solutions.
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application.
  • User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments.
  • Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system.
  • Familiarity with limitations of PHP as a platform and its workarounds.
  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes.
  • Familiarity with SQL databases and their declarative query languages.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git.


Experience in the following technologies will be beneficial:

Applications and Data – Amazon Web Services

  • Bootstrap
  • HTML5
  • JavaScript
  • MySQL
  • PostgreSQL
  • PHP 5 & 7
  • Sass
  • jQuery



  • Bitbucket
  • Bower
  • Docker
  • Git
  • GitHub
  • Grunt
  • Npm
  • Composer
  • Packagist


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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