PHP DEVELOPER - READING - £50,000 to £55,000

Reading, UK

You will be writing software modules including tests and documentation. Testing and modifying systems to ensure that they operate reliably, including fault finding, diagnosing and fixing. Providing technical support and responding to feedback.
Perform analysis, design, development, adaption, testing and implementation of software. They will have the ability to effectively contribute and work in a team, guided by project documentation, such as; Use case descriptions, business process models, system requirements, etc.
With your advanced skills in OO and SOLID practices and MVC frameworks, you will provide input in technical discussions, to determine the best solution.

  • Understand and apply PHP coding framework standards and methodologies (Symfony, Slim).
  • Write SOLID, object-oriented PHP according to coding standards as well as efficient SQL queries.
  • Write technical as well as non-technical specifications based on user stories.
  • Provide estimations and communicate on deliverables to meet expectations.
  • Test new features in the shared development environment using realistic scenarios.
  • Be self-reliant on supporting IT systems.
  • Maintain and manage IT systems documentation as a guidance for support.
Programming and Development:
  • Developing integrations between systems in Europe and across the globe.
  • Development of modules and full software components in a variety of languages (mainly PHP) and environments following best practices (SOLID, OOP etc.)
  • Database programming and maintenance
IT Planning & Execution
  • Contributing to daily SCRUM meetings, monthly developer’s summits
  • Considering application security and measures for prevention of damage, loss, break-in, etc.
  • Considering contingencies and fall-back when promoting code to a live environment, prepare functional test plans
  • Development in alignment with organisational vision and values
  • Log and manage tickets through Agile ticketing system
  • Develop according to agreed standards and tools (Git, Upsource, etc.)
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