Lead PHP Developer (BBBH901) Guildford, England

Salary: GBP50000 - GBP75000 per annum + bonus

Job title: PHP Developer

Location: Surrey

Salary: Up to £75k per annum plus bonus

My prestigious client services over 500 blue chip companies testing over 3 million web pages everyday!

They are on the lookout for an experienced PHP Developer with a passion for good development practices, new technology and the internet.

You’ll be working in a fun and challenging environment using the latest technologies working on a variety of exciting projects!

Required skills:

  • Solid experience with PHP (procedural and OOP), JavaScript, JQuery (and/or other client-side frameworks)
  • Good working knowledge and understanding of relational databases (MySQL preferred)
  • Sound knowledge of open-source object-oriented development, design patterns and coding best practices
  • Experience of writing unit tests and testing frameworks (e.g. PHPUnit)
  • Good working knowledge of MVC frameworks
  • Good working knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Experience of optimising performance (server- and/or client-side)
  • Knowledge of Agile, Lean and XP development practices
  • Good knowledge of Linux and Open Source technologies

Desirable skills

  • Good working knowledge of at least one PHP framework (Zend, Symfony, Phalcon, Yii, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Elasticsearch and Kibana
  • Knowledge of HTML5, CSS3 and responsive design
  • Working knowledge of continuous integration, build and configuration management systems, especially Jenkins, Puppet/Chef, etc.
  • Knowledge/experience of TDD and BDD
  • Knowledge/experience of automated functional testing (e.g. Selenium)
  • Experience of working with large data sets
  • Experience of working with legacy codebases and dealing with technical debt

This is truly an opportunity not to be missed working for a market leader!

To progress an application, please apply with your CV instantly.