Senior PHP Developer MVC LAMP

Posted 11 September by Reqiva Ltd
Senior PHP Developer (Linux | LAMP | MVC)


This opening is for a Senior PHP developer to join, and help to grow, a dynamic web development team in one of Oxfordshire's most interesting start-ups. Working from an almost grass-roots level you will be involved with the development of the company's flagship product and be a critical member of the team thereon. This role is focused primarily on the backend of the LAMP stack.

Role and Responsibilities:

-Continue the expansion of the company by helping to build out the flagship product and site
-Help to architect and develop the platform using MVC frameworks (ideally Yii or Phalcon)
-Add to the company start-up ethos and environment
-Develop code with an emphasis on availability, usability and scalability
-Be involved at all levels of software development, including the server side systems, web UI layer, client-side features and potentially on to mobile devices
-Help with the adoption of Test Driven / Behavioural Driven Development and Continuous Integration (already working in a scrum environment)

Skills Required:

-Excellent PHP / LAMP (Linux, Apache and MySQL) development skills according to object oriented principles
-Commercial experience of MVC Frameworks (ideally Yii but others considered such as Zend, Symphony or Phalcon)
-Strong Open Source Database skills in MySQL, Postgres or MariaDB
-A strong proficiency with other web development technologies, such as: HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, Jquery, WebServices (RESTful / SOAP)
-Excellent knowledge of Agile methodologies including Scrum, TDD and BDD
-Experience of Continuous Integration and it's various tools (Jenkins, Bamboo, SVN, CVS, Git)
-Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
-Passion for working in a start-up environment


Oxford; Witney; Swindon; Bicester; Banbury; Didcot; Chipping Norton; Cheltenham


£40,000 - £55,000 (depending on experience) plus share options and benefits


Nick Goodwin - Reqiva Ltd. - Sales Manager

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