Senior PHP Developer

  • HP|konnect
  • London
  • 16/01/2019
Permanent Backend Dev PHP Developer

Job Description

The Opportunity 

HP|konnect has a great opportunity for a Senior PHP Developer to join the UK’s number 1 cashback and voucher company which helps people to earn every time they shop online. The Senior PHP developer will be joining a fantastic team who are responsible for delivering software within strict timelines dictated by the demands of the business. The Senior PHP developer will be responsible for ensuring that the companies passion for creating the best possible user experience is at the forefront of their work and take pride in achieving the high standards that the business thrives upon.


The Company:

This company been in business in the UK and they have offices in London and South Yorkshire. They are the UK’s number one in their industry. The environment is challenging, dynamic and very fast paced ensuring a great working environment and career prospect.



Our client offers an excellent vibrant and fast paced working environment, Employees also receive excellent benefits and career prospects.



  • Liase with project managers and product owners to agree feature specifications and refine a technical solution
  • Manage reviews & upgrades of software ensuring the latest technologies are always in use.
  • As developments are made ensure all configuration changes are made in a timely manner.
  • Optimise existing code.
  • Develop cutting edge web applications using Symphony, Laravel frameworks and components within.
  • Contribution to the companies software architecture.



  • BS or MSc in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 5 years Web Development experience
  • Track record of developing scalable web applications
  • Strong knowledge of handwritten PHP, JavaScript, HTML and CSS
  • Experience with automated testing, including TDD
  • In-depth experience with the Symfony frameworks.
  • Familiarity with the Laravel framework.
  • Experience developing RESTFul APIs
  • Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Design Patterns (PHP)
  • Strong understanding of the SOLID OOP principles
  • Extensive experience with MySQL and strong knowledge of optimisation methods
  • Experience working with LXC/Docker containerised environments
  • Experience with continuous inspection/integration pipeline tools such as Jenkins, Scrutinizer,
  • RabbitMQ or similar queueing mechanisms (Gearman, Beanstalkd, other AMQP)
  • Strong command of a Linux based development environment
  • Experience with version control systems (preferably Git or Mercurial)
  • Understanding of web related security issues (preferably the OWASP 10).



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