PHP Developer - 3+ years experience - Nigel Frank International, Cape Town

  • Cape Town
  • Salary: R30 000.00 - R70 000.00 Per Month
  • Benefits: remote working, flat structure
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: IT
  • Posted by Nigel Frank International on Thursday, September 19, 2019
  • Reference: NTS19919
  • Apply before Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 3 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Nigel Frank International

Senior PHP Developer
Job Title - Senior PHP Developer
Job Type - Permanent
Location: Gardens, Cape Town

About the Client:

Do you want to work for a company aimed at making tough everyday tasks easier for their customer base? Do you want to be autonomous and work in a supportive team environment? Their application truly helps a great deal of people on a daily basis!

You will work as a Senior PHP Software Developer, creating new APIs and web spiders to automate more processes as well as building progressive HTML5/JS mobile apps. You can expect to work with Vue and React as well!

As their Senior PHP Developer you will be:

* Design, develop and maintain both internal and client-facing functionality, from inception through to deployment, full life cycle
* Write clean, efficient and reusable code, utilizing best practices such as SOLID, DRY and KISS
* Monitor, test, improve and upgrade existing functionality
* Assist with refactoring legacy code into a new Symfony based system
* Assist with maintaining and improving an AWS based production environment
* Create and consume REST and SOAP APIs
* Work closely with our director and senior management level coders.

Essential Qualifications / Skills:

* 3 years practical experience of PHP (Wordpress doesn't count)
* 3+ years practical Javascript, HTML, CSS and related tools/packages
* Strong experience of MySQL
* PHP MVC framework experience - 1+ year practical experience using Symfony, or Laravel works too
* Competent with source control (1+ year practical experience using Git)
* Comfortable working in a Linux environment such as Ubuntu
* A creative problem solver, that's willing to explore, with a collaborative, open source type mindset
* Good time management
* Fluent in English (written and verbal)


* Work your hours at whatever hours suit you - working from home is an option
* Flat company structure - you own projects and schedule your own time
* No dress code and can work anywhere in the office you want!
* Sparkly new coffee machine
* Small team = great start-up experience and anti-big corporate feel
* Relocation assistance with moving to Cape Town

Please ensure you meet the minimum requirements before applying for this position - due to a high volume of applications, if you haven't received a response within 5 working days your application has been unsuccessful.

Pearson Frank International is the leading Java recruitment firm, advertising more jobs than any other agency. We deal with both Digital Agencies & End Users Globally and by specialising solely in placing candidates in the market, I have built relationships with most of the key employers in the South African Market and have an unrivalled understanding of where the best opportunities and jobs are.

If you think that this job is something you might be looking for then please do not hesitate to contact me for a chat! Email: or Phone: 0875505663

Apply before Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 3 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.
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About Nigel Frank International

Nigel Frank International is the global leader in Microsoft Technology recruitment. We place more skilled Microsoft Dynamics and Stack professionals with Microsoft Partners and end-users worldwide than any other recruitment business.

"Every 15 minutes, Somewhere in the World, a Microsoft Professional is Attending an Interview Arranged through Nigel Frank International."​

With a network of 700 Recruitment Consultants spread across 10 Offices in 4 continents, Nigel Frank International is uniquely positioned to find Microsoft Dynamics and Stack Professionals their perfect job, whatever their career aspirations.

We have built excellent relationships with top tier Microsoft Partners and End Users. As such, we offer the largest choice of vacancies (over 6,000) in our specialist areas, many of which are exclusive to Nigel Frank.

We recruit for the full suite of Microsoft Dynamics and Stack products covering every role from Sales and Pre-Sales, through to Project Managers, Consultants and Developers, with our multi-lingual, technically proficient recruiters providing a comprehensive and fully confidential consultancy service.

Over 80% of our business is repeat business - testament to the ability of our multilingual consultants to deliver high caliber candidates within our client’s budgets. We are ideally placed to find you either the perfect role to advance your career or the perfect candidate to fill your vacancy.Our HR philosophy is very simple. “Firm, fair and consistent.” A major part of HR Management is making sure that the correct structures are in place and that an internal framework is in place, resulting in less disputes and reduced conflict in the workplace.