PHP Software Developer

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Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities

ENVIRONMENT:

A prestigious digital command hub situated in Cape Town is in search of a skilled PHP (Tall) Software Developer with a strong stature to create software through code composition, rectify code issues, and oversee system testing and validation alongside fellow team members. The candidate should possess at least 3 years of software development experience in any programming language, be well-versed in design patterns, development methodologies, and frameworks, and demonstrate a profound understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Furthermore, a deep insight into web technologies, encompassing HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Ajax, Tailwind, Alpine, etc., is essential.

DUTIES:

Build software by writing code.
Modify code to fix errors.
Direct system testing and validation procedures with other team members.
Create technical documentation for reference and reporting.
Work with developers and data scientists from other teams.
Work closely with their in-house team as well as outsourced service providers and partners.
Gather and evaluate user feedback.
Recommend and execute improvements.
Troubleshoot, debug, and upgrade existing software.
Integrate software components and third-party programs.

REQUIREMENTS:

A minimum of 3 years of software development in any language.
Familiarity with design patterns, development methodologies and frameworks.
High level knowledge of the SDLC
Insight of web technologies including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Ajax, Tailwind, Alpine etc.
A thorough understanding of MySQL and related database technologies.
The ability to develop and integrate custom API’s. (Google, Facebook etc.)
Additional skills that would be to a candidate’s advantage would be:

Google Cloud experience
Machine learning experience
A good understanding of Linux
Python and PHP development languages
Experience in working with Big Data
Experience with open-source software implementation, integration, and customisation

ATTRIBUTES:

Good interpersonal skills
Deadline driven.
Clear communicator
Team-player
Proactive
Solution-driven
Ready to be accountable.
Have a keen eye for detail.
Have a proven multi-tasking record.
Stress-tolerant and great at shifting priorities as demands change.
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.