A dynamic Monitoring & Data Software Solutions provider in Joburg seeks a Senior PHP Developer who can hit the ground running and is committed to their craft, always working to write code you can be proud of. You with join a team helping to design and build the next generation of web and mobile applications while also doing upgrades to existing versions. The ideal candidate must possess a Degree in Computer Science/Engineering/IT or relevant experience with at least 5+ years’ PHP (>= 7) and MySQL (> 5.5) or MariaDB. You must have extensive experience using Symfony (4.4+) – including backend services with Doctrine and API Platform, SOAP, REST, JSON, XML, Git, Apache, NGINX, JWT, OAuth, Linux (Ubuntu/Debian) and experience with Dependency Injection, and Asynchronous Programming/Design (Messenger).


Qualifications –

  • Degree in Computer Science / Computer Engineering / IT (or relevant experience).

Experience/Skills –

  • 5+ Years’ experience of PHP (>= 7) and MySQL (> 5.5) or MariaDB.
  • Experience with the Symfony framework (4.4+), especially backend services with Doctrine.
  • Dependency Injection, and Asynchronous Programming/Design (Messenger).
  • Knowledge of web service technologies such as SOAP, REST, JSON and XML.
  • Linux (Ubuntu/Debian) Command Line usage and administration.
  • Web Server (Apache, NGINX) configuration and administration.
  • Some form of version control, preferably Git.
  • Knowledge of stateless authentication such as JWT and OAuth.

Advantageous –

  • Business Systems Analysis experience/Certifications.
  • API Platform.
  • Strong knowledge of SOLID design principles.
  • Knowledge and experience with Agile principles/processes.
  • Understanding of MVC concepts.
  • Any experience with AWS.
  • Any IoT or Big Data experience.
  • Queuing systems like Apache Kafka.
  • Non-relational datastores, like AWS DynamoDB or Redis.
  • Data warehousing and BI.
  • Caching solutions, like Elasticache or AWS OpenSearch.
  • CI/CD and test automation.
  • Containerization (especially Docker).

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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Desired Skills:

  • Senior
  • PHP
  • Developer

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