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Senior Back-End PHP Developer

Remuneration:negotiable Market related 
Location:Cape Town
Type: Permanent
Company:Datafin Recruitment

A driven and highly skilled Senior Back End PHP Developer is sought by a dynamic e-commerce platform to join its team on a mission to shape the face of the country’s retail online industry. The ideal candidate will be passionate about making the back-end bits tick, have five+ years' PHP experience as well as be skilled with the following tech toolset: Apache/NGINX, Linux, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Node, RabbitMQ, Agile/SCRUM, GIT, Server-side architectures and application frameworks like Zend/Phalcon. Any Magento and Elasticsearch 5 will be beneficial.

  • Help build out the capabilities of the strategically important eCommerce platform with new features, and fix bugs when they pop-up.
  • Work closely with the Product Owners to develop and enhance existing systems to specification.
  • Manage and maintain infrastructure (we believe in dev ops, that means you know about grep.).
  • PHP (five+ years’ experience), Apache/NGINX, Linux, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Node.
  • At $HOME in a *nix environment.
  • Messaging (RabbitMQ etc).
  • High production websites.
  • Agile/SCRUM.
  • APIs and integration.
  • GIT.
  • Server-side architectures and application frameworks (Zend, Phalcon).
Advantageous -
  • Magento and Elasticsearch 5.x will be a bonus.
  • A desire to make the bits in the back-end tick.
  • Love finding ways to make things better, faster, stronger.
  • Comfortable in sticking it out in the trenches with a small but dedicated team in a fast-paced start-up environment.
  • Strong team player.
While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.

When applying for jobs, ensure that you have the minimum job requirements. Only SA citizens will be considered for this role. If you are not in the mentioned location of any of the jobs, please note your relocation plans in all applications for jobs and correspondence. Please email a Word copy of your CV to and mention the reference numbers of the jobs. We have a list of jobs on Datafin IT Recruitment - Cape Town Jobs.

Posted on 29 Mar 13:29

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DataFin was established in 1999. We pride ourselves on the fact that we have established relationships with industry leaders and a vast majority of our business is repeat business.

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