Junior PHP Developer – Back-end (JB1755)
Fully remote, for applicants currently living in South Africa
R20 000.00 – 35 000.00
Benefits: Company pension, medical aid, Bursary opportunities, Ongoing education platforms, home office allowance, annual and quarterly company get-togethers
We are looking for a junior PHP developer who is dedicated to their craft, writes clean code that they are proud of.
You must be able to write code to a high standard, in a timely and scalable way that improves the codebase of our products for clients and customers.
This role will give you the freedom of remote work while still feeling very much part of a team
2 – 4 years professional development experience with PHP in 3+ with back-end experience
Able to integrate to REST APIs, using libraries like GuzzlePHP, SOAP-PHP and others
Custom PHP development from scratch experience
Object oriented and functional programming experience
Linux (Ubuntu) Command Line / SSH experience
Basic to intermediate MySQL query skills
PHP client-side API integration
Able to develop API interfaces
PHP MVC fundamentals (Laravel, CodeIgniter, Symfony etc.)
Able to perform basic version control commands and flows
Duties and Responsibilities:
We are looking for a team player with a keen eye for detail. Someone with excellent problem-solving skills.
A strong independent worker, a great communicator that is able to take initiatives to move the company forward while also improving our internal practices where necessary.
Troubleshoot, test and maintain the core product software and databases to ensure strong optimization and functionality
Develop unit testing of code components or complete applications
Contribute in all phases of the development lifecycle
Develop, test and deploy new features to back-end services
Fixing of bugs
MySQL database optimization and monitoring
Work within a functional team reporting to a team lead to plan and deliver on required project plans and support tasks
Interface with server and infrastructure teams