PHP Software Engineer

Job Title: PHP Software Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cardiff, Wales
Salary: Up to £370.00 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 71052-ITENG-GRK_1517997546
Contact Name: Geoff King
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 07, 2018 09:59

Job Description



My client are seeking a Software Engineer with a strong background in PHP to join one of their Cardiff based development teams. The teams are agile, supporting multiple products with a challenging and exciting roadmap and opportunity to contribute significantly to the success of the organisation.

Main Responsibilities

*To provide all round solution design, development and diagnostic services using modern PHP frameworks and technologies for our web applications, web service solutions and batch processing services
*To provide technical leadership to our cross-functional agile product development teams
*Work closely with product and project management to deliver timely products and enhancements

Essential Skills

*Extensive PHP development skills using modern PHP frameworks, grounded in PHP-FIG PSRs
*Working experience in Kanban or scrum
*Good understanding of modern development Build, Test and Deployment pipelines
*Experience working with Relational databases
*Excellent oral and written communication skills with a customer-centric approach
*A strong understanding of SOA and API concepts, including security
*A strong working knowledge of application development tools and methodologies

Desirable Skills

*Experience of querying distributed data platforms and data warehouses
*Experience of TDD for contributing to automated test packs
*Active participation in the development community
*Experience of MV* front-end frameworks
*Practical experience of message queuing systems

Interest in converting to a permanent position when contract ends would be beneficial.