Remote PHP Developer

Job Type Exclusive
Salary Attractive & Negotiable
Reference 25987

 

My client is an online casino technology and services company with offices across Europe and further afield. They are looking to hire into their global distributed team.

Role

They are looking for a PHP Developer to help work on their shared websites framework to maintain and deliver new functionality for the features they are building. If you can juggle a number of small changes and a handful of bigger changes while keeping an eye on the bigger picture and the next generation of our tools, then they’re interested in talking to you.

Duties:

  • Maintaining their custom website framework and making adhoc requests to specific sites

  • Adding new features to the website framework and to the CMS

  • Improving performance of the websites

  • Working closely with frontend team to assist with changes that require PHP functionality

  • Working on the development of various small internal applications as required

  • Implement unit testing on new and existing code

  • Diagnosing and fixing production issues

  • Taking part in code reviews

  • Not being phased by the strange variety of things that need doing in a small growing company

  • Being proactive and not just waiting to be told the next thing to do

  • Finding better ways that we can get things done

  • Working remotely

What you already have:

  • 3+ years commercial experience of PHP

  • Good understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3

  • 2+ years writing raw SQL beyond just simple select statements and using PHP with MySQL

  • Knowledge of object oriented PHP programming

  • Understanding of MVC design patterns

  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git

  • Familiarity with Unit and Integration testing

  • Good interpersonal skills and a great team attitude

  • Proactive and highly motivated with the ability to quickly learn and adapt.

Skills – in an ideal world:

  • Strong knowledge of the Laravel PHP web framework

  • Strong knowledge of common PHP or web server exploits, and their solutions

  • Experience with Jira or Wrike or similar project management tool

  • Experience using a modern JavaScript framework (we are just starting to use Angular but experience in React, Vue or similar is good too)

  • Experience migrating legacy codebases to cleaner architectures and modern frameworks

  • Some experience of the online casino industry

Points worth noting:

  • A small company with a can-do ethos

  • They focus on getting stuff done, not on process or management hierarchy

  • Working fully remotely, communicating regularly

  • Sharing expertise and learning from others to keep improving as a team

  • A flexible working schedule

  • Competitive salary

 

Fancy having a chat about this position? Send your CV to chris.gyere@pentasia.com or call Chris on +34936268148

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