Senior PHP Developer

Posted 28 August 2023
Salary £45000 - £50000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Contact NameMia Howard

Job description

We are hiring a PHP Developer to join our dynamic and innovative digital marketing agency based in Leicester, dedicated to providing cutting-edge solutions to clients across various industries. They specialise in web development, design, and digital marketing strategies that help businesses thrive in the online landscape. As a Senior PHP Developer, you will play a crucial role in designing, developing, and maintaining web applications that deliver exceptional user experiences and drive business growth. 

Job Title: Senior PHP Developer 
Salary: £45,000 
Position: PHP Developer

Location: Leicester, United Kingdom, hybrid working 

  • Lead the development of complex web applications using PHP, ensuring code quality, scalability, and performance.
  • Collaborate with UI/UX designers, front-end developers, and project managers to translate business requirements into technical solutions.
  • Architect and design efficient and maintainable backend systems, APIs, and databases.
  • Mentor and provide technical guidance to junior developers, fostering skill growth and knowledge sharing within the team.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies to continuously improve development processes and methodologies.
  • Perform code reviews to maintain high standards of coding practices, security, and performance optimization.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve bugs, issues, and technical challenges in a timely manner.
  • Participate in project planning, estimation, and sprint activities to contribute to the overall project success.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless integration of front-end and back-end components.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field (or equivalent practical experience).
  • Proven experience (5+ years) as a PHP Developer in a web development environment.
  • Strong proficiency in PHP, MySQL, and MVC frameworks (e.g., Laravel, Symfony).
  • Solid understanding of RESTful API design and integration.
  • Experience with version control systems (e.g., Git) and collaborative development workflows.
  • Familiarity with front-end technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript/jQuery.
  • Knowledge of web security best practices and experience implementing security measures.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to analyze and optimize code for performance.
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Previous experience in a senior or lead development role is a plus.
  • E-commerce development experience is desirable but not mandatory.
  • Join a creative and collaborative work environment that values innovation and growth.
  • Work on diverse projects spanning various industries, providing continuous learning opportunities.
  • Opportunity to mentor and guide junior developers, contributing to their professional development.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Convenient Leicester-based location with modern office facilities.
If you are a passionate Senior PHP Developer with a proven track record of delivering high-quality web applications, apply now as we are hiring immediately!