Mid / Senior Level Back End / PHP Developer

  • HP|konnect
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • 17/01/2019
Permanent Backend Dev PHP Developer Senior

Job Description

The Opportunity

HP|konnect have a great opportunity for a mid / senior level Back End / PHP Developer to join an award winning Digital Agency based in Central London.

The role of Back End / PHP Developer will be joining the already expanding development team,  and as a strong mid - senior level Back End / PHP Developer, you will be responsible for working on both current and up and coming projects for trendy startups and household names alike.


The Company:

The company is very well established and works the full life-cycle in house. They are an award winning Digital Agency and have a range of top quality, exciting blue chip, long term clients. The environment is fun, dynamic and very fast paced.



  • Relaxed working environment
  • Frequent social gatherings (weekly)
  • Weekly food shopping delivery (free snacks and cereal)
  • Good company pension scheme
  • You’ll get a work Macbook (or something else if you prefer)
  • Season ticket loan
  • Cycle to work
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Excellent career growth
  • You’ll always be encouraged to learn new technologies, we never like to get tied down with one particular stack.


  • To work as part of a multi skilled development team
  • To work from an initial brief and architect the back-end from scratch
  • To work on single and multiple projects using Symfony
  • To collaborate with the internal team to make sure the projects are defined and completed to deadlines
  • To work with PHP5/7
  • To work with relational databases (mostly MySQL)
  • Keeping up to date with all the latest backend tools and technologies
  • To critique and test your own and others code
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Able to work on own initiative and lead if and when necessary
  • Solving any issues promptly and efficiently
  • Communicating needs and requirements effectively



  • 3-4 years’ experience working with PHP
  • Strong demonstrable skills with Symfony (or a similar MVC framework)
  • Experience in architecting RESTful APIs
  • Experience with unit testing (PHPUnit)
  • Experience with using an ORM
  • Knowledge of design and architectural patterns
  • Knowledge of a VCS (Git)
  • Knowledge of hosting infrastructure and services (such as AWS) would be beneficial
  • Knowledge of Linux server administration would be beneficial
  • Any front end knowledge would be beneficial
  • Computer Science degree or equivalent is preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Passion for the job

There is no sponsorship available for this role therefore all applicants must have the right to live and work in the uk.


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Job Tags

PHP7, MySQL, Git, PHP5, Symfony