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      Snr PHP Developer

      Location: Manchester

      Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum

      Contract Type: Permanent

      Senior PHP Web Developer Hybrid Role 2 days per week in the UK office PHP MVC MYSQL Javascript

      Are you a talented PHP Web Developer with a passion for building high-performance, distributed services for eCommerce ? Our client is seeking a Senior PHP Web Developer to join their dynamic team. If you thrive in a fast-paced, innovative environment, and want to contribute to the next generation of eCommerce technology, this opportunity is for you!

      **About the Role:**
      Our client is dedicated to creating software that transforms web experiences . Their solutions are not just limited to PHP; they leverage a range of technologies to redefine eCommerce. Their mission is to deliver powerful, secure, and scalable software .

      **Key Responsibilities:**
      As a Senior PHP Web Developer, you will be responsible for building distributed services, including tools and features for high-performance eCommerce websites, retail business process tools, EPoS systems, mobile application services, and more. Your key responsibilities will include:

      – Developing new features and maintaining existing ones for the client’s commerce platform.
      – Working with MVC OOP PHP, MySQL, and basic JS/HTML/CSS.
      – Solving client problems using a centralized logging system
      – Integrating with third-party systems, such as couriers.
      – Writing specifications based on client requirements and estimating completion times.
      – Reviewing and improving code through pull requests.
      – Ensuring the reliability and performance of current and new features.
      – Handling back-end deployments as needed.

      **Qualifications and Experience:**

      **Essential:**
      – 3+ years of commercial software development experience, particularly in eCommerce or other complex applications.
      – Proficiency in OOP PHP (7.*), software design patterns, and MySQL databases.
      – Basic knowledge of JavaScript, HTML, CSS.
      – Familiarity with Apache or Nginx and basics of Linux.

      **Desirable:**
      – Familiarity with PSR coding standards and open-source frameworks (e.g., Zend, Symfony, Laravel).
      – Experience developing APIs or SDKs.
      – Knowledge of Elasticsearch (NoSQL search), Jenkins for CI/CD, GCP or AWS.
      – Understanding of Kubernetes and basics of Docker/Containers.

      **Behaviors and Values:**
      – Naturally curious about innovative software development approaches.
      – Uses a consultative, first-principles approach to problem-solving.
      – Willing to collaborate, share knowledge, and contribute to team success.
      – Able to autonomously manage and direct workloads.
      – Committed and driven to achieve goals.
      – Leads by example.

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