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PHP Developer

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    Competitive Daily Rate

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    Darshinee Munsaram

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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    Darshinee Munsaram

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An established, leading company in the Media industry is seeking a full-stack developer to join the IT team. In this position, you will collaborate with editors, producers, designers, and other developers to create features connected digital-first multimedia projects and other platforms. You will own and maintain the internal build process for special projects and assist with building a range of internal and external tools to extend the editorial team’s digital-storytelling capabilities.

Skills & Requirements:

  • 5+ years of programming experience and at least two years of recent work in PHP 7.
  • A [S.O.L.I.D.] understanding of OOP and Design Patterns.
  • 2+ years of experience with a modern backend framework. We use CakePHP.
  • Deep understanding of unit testing. You instinctively write test parallel to your code.
  • Experience with using and building APIs.
  • Full Git proficiency.
  • Good understanding of CI/CD.
  • Experience working in an agile team.
  • Good communication skills and a self-motivated approach to troubleshooting.

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with working on high volume websites which could create a huge spike in traffic on certain occasions. In the last three years, on several occasions, it served over 4 million pages in a day.
  • Experience with React.
  • Experience with DevOps and Linux system administration.
  • Experience with scalable applications deployed in the cloud.

Proficiency in Python will bring extra points.