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Job Overview

Senior PHP Developer in Watford, UK

  • Reference - 50545
  • Permanent
  • £0.00 - £90,000 per annum

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create effective solutions (inc. software designs) from business requirements
  • Produce well structured, testable code
  • Apply best practices (industry and internal standards)
  • Solution must be performant and observable in the context of a high complexity, high throughput systems via metrics and monitoring
  • Balance technical solutions with commercial constraints
  • Collaborate within and across teams
  • Provide technical mentorship to less experienced members of the team
  • Scope and estimate work
  • Deliver within agreed upon timelines
  • Deliver both as an individual contributor and through others
  • Own the technical solutions end-to-end including in production
  • Ability and willingness to adjust to technical change
  • Contribute to the internal standards

Our Ideal Candidate Will Need:

  • 10+ years of software engineering experience, ideally in PHP

○ 3+ years in senior engineering or architect level role

○ Commercial use of a modern PHP development framework such as Symfony / Laravel Prefable

○ Writing automated unit/integration tests for solutions

○ Able to build/maintain CI/CD pipelines

○ Excellent practical experience of docker

○ Excellent experience of SCM branching strategies

○ Excellent practical understanding of SOLID principles and design patterns

○ Hands-on experience with one or more DevOps tooling platforms

○ Hands on experience engineering on high availability, high throughput OLTP platforms

  • 10+ years database experience, ideally with MySQL

○ Good understanding of relational databases and MySQL and writing efficient database queries

○ Hands-on experience with a range of different data storage paradigms (e.g. RDMS + Document + KV Stores)

Join us, and we shall support you with benefits including:

  • Competitive salary + annual bonus
  • Breakfast & lunch prepared by our team chef (and the occasional treat thrown in!)
  • Longevity bonuses, wellness incentive & company goal bonuses
  • Option to work from home on Wednesdays and Fridays
  • Free gym membership
  • Free private healthcare for you and your family
  • A free parking space for those that drive to the office, or a short 5 minute walk from Watford Junction train station
  • 23 holiday days a year, with the option to buy / sell / rollover

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