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  • Location: Didcot, Oxfordshire, England, OX11
  • Salary: £45,000 - £53,000/year per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 19 days ago

  • Sector: Technical & Engineering
  • Contact: Jerry Hayman
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01865 264 050
  • Expiry Date: 25 August 2021

​A leading Environmental consultancy is looking to appoint a PHP Developer(Symfony) due to continued market growth.

The Ideal Candidate:

My client is someone with a strong background in PHP and industry -leading frameworks (ideally Symfony) that can help them build and support data-intensive web applications for public and private sector clients. The successful candidate will be an accomplished developer who is comfortable working on a portfolio of projects, both supporting and enhancing existing applications as well as creating new systems in teams and alone on smaller projects.

Essential Requirements:

• A degree in an IT or other scientific/technical discipline or equivalent industry experience

• Building MVC OOP PHP web applications in a commercial environment using Symfony = 4 or Laravel = 6.

• Strong experience in advanced OOP PHP = 7

• Practitioner of SOLID OOP software design principles

• API Platform – REST and GraphQL framework

• System architecture (including SOA/microservices)

• Understanding basics of Docker/Containers

• Commercial product development

• Doctrine ORM and relational database design

• MySQL, Maria DB and PostgreSQL databases

• RESTful API principles

• Basics of JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap

• Version control tools (preferably Git and GitLab)

• Working collaboratively with software and non-software professionals

• Familiarity with Apache or Nginx

• Basics of Linux

Desirable skills:

• Elasticsearch

• Test-Driven Development (TDD)

• Commercial product development

• HighCharts

• jQuery, ReactJS

• R, Python

• Drupal 8

• IT or computer science degree

• GIS-related experience

• Agile development practices (SCRUM/Kanban)

• Proficient with Jira and Confluence

To be considered for this fantastic opportunity, please send across an updated CV or call Jerry Hayman on 01865 264 050

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.