PHP Developer

Pearson Frank
14 Sep 2017
18 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Job Description

PHP Developer - Sheffield City Centre - UK - Up to 35k DOE - PHP MVC focused Development, On the Job Training and Ideal Location???.

My Client is currently on the lookout for a PHP Developer, preferably an expert in the Laravel or CakePHP MVC, to come in and join their Agile development team working on innovative projects in a niche and creative marketplace. The in house MVC used is Laravel or CakePHP, depending on the project, and there is a very heavy focus on the future technical roadmap for the company being rooted in this tech, although onsite training in these techs can be offered to those with sound OOP/MVC knowledge.

On a day-to-day basis you will be responsible for???

  • Building and maintaining custom built, cutting edge applications (Laravel/CakePHP based)
  • Writing clean code that is clear and understandable by others
  • Contributing to project specifications and estimations
  • Contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle
  • Working with business stakeholders and the development team to understand the initial scope for a new project

The ideal candidate will have???

  • Demonstrable commercial experience in creating and maintaining object oriented PHP5 based systems

  • Experience of using the Laravel/CakePHP or equivalent MVC framework

  • Experience of working with MySQL 5+

  • Demonstrable knowledge of web technologies including HTML, CSS/LESS or SASS, JavaScript and Ajax

  • Experience of using Version Control systems such as Git as part of a team

  • Experience in creating and maintaining RESTful APIs and JSON

  • Experience of automated testing (preferably PHPUnit and Behat/Selenium)

  • Design patterns knowledge and practical experience implementing them

  • Experience of Agile project methodologies and its impact on iterative design

  • Experience of working in a continuous integration environment

The client at hand pride themselves on their approach to Development and the environment which they create for the team to work in. They always look to progress the skillsets of their employees and even have bonuses in place for those who show rapid personal development.

This is a role attracting a high number of applications and the client is looking to fill this position as soon as possible. If you think you are the right fit for this opportunity please send your CV in today to avoid missing out.

Pearson Frank International is the leading Java, Web, PHP and Mobile recruitment firm in the UK, advertising more Java, Web, PHP and Mobile jobs than any other agency. We deal with both Digital Agencies & End Users throughout the UK and Europe and we have never had more live requirements for JAVA, Web, PHP and Mobile professionals. By specialising solely in placing candidates in the JAVA & PHP market I have built relationships with most of the key employers in the UK and have an unrivalled understanding of where the best opportunities & Java, Web, PHP and Mobile jobs are.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

To discuss this opportunity as a Senior PHP Developer in more detail please send your CV in to or call + 44 (0) in full confidence.

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