Senior PHP Developer

  • Job Reference: 22002178_1544110521
  • Date Posted: 6 December 2018
  • Recruiter: BLOC
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
  • Sector: Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: 0 Weeks
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Senior PHP Developer / London / Permanent / £45,000 - £55,000

PHP / Symfony / Laravel / OOP / TDD / Continuous Integration / MySQL

As a Senior PHP Developer you will work closely with the technical lead, with the aim to deliver quality software solutions across a variety of platforms and web applications. Delivering ecommerce web services from strategy led, data driven solutions and offering bespoke services that continue to lead the market


  • Develop web applications using Symfony2/Laravel frameworks, and other bespoke in-house components
  • Work closely with product owners and project managers to define feature specifications, and collaboratively refine a technical solution
  • Perform periodic peer reviews of software and configuration changes
  • Contribute to our software architecture and optimize existing code

Skills & Experience

  • Extensive web and software development experience.
  • Track record of developing scalable web applications
  • Strong knowledge of handwritten PHP, JavaScript, HTML andCSS
  • Experience with automated testing, including TDD
  • In-depth experience with the Symfony (2 or 3) or Zend (2 or 3) frameworks.
  • Familiarity with the Laravel framework.
  • Experience developing RESTFul APIs
  • Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Design Patterns (PHP)
  • Extensive experience with MySQL and strong knowledge of optimisation methods
  • Experience with continuous inspection/integration pipeline tools such as Jenkins, Scrutinizer,
  • Strong command of a Linux based development environment
  • Experience with version control systems (preferably Git or Mercurial)
  • Agile/SCRUM or Kanban


  • Experience working with Docker (defining build files, using in development)
  • Elasticsearch (or, alternatively, SOLR) search index solutions
  • XDebug


  • Flexible working hours
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Great office location
  • Relaxed working environment
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Simplyhealth package (covering costs towards Dental, Optical treatments etc.)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Regular company socials

PHP / Symfony / Laravel / OOP / TDD / Continuous Integration / MySQL

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