Skilled PHP Developer (Durban) (HLR6617)

Location: Durban

Remuneration: Market related

HLR Reference #: HLR6617

Environment: Working on a variety of projects from green-field to optimization projects, this development house offers the opportunity to gain exposure to the latest technologies applied within an Agile environment.


Purpose of the role:

  • Build multi-tenanted platform
  • Help direct towards a service-orientated model
  • Build multiple micro-services
  • Enable the development of mobile applications
  • Develop scalable white-label solutions
  • Develop technologies for international implementation of cash rewards


Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Degree with good results in engineering, scientific or mathematical background
  • Experience with Agile methodology (Scrum/KanBan)
  • Exposure to Elastic Search, Angular 2, Kibana, Redis and various AWS products such as SQS, Quicksite and Cloudfront
  • PHP (PHP 5 – essential, PHP 7 – advantageous)
  • Solid MySQL or Postgres experience
  • Laravel / Symphony Framework experience
  • Restful API and Web Services
  • Unit testing (TDD) and Continuous Integration (CI) experience
  • High concurrency code
  • Code profiling tools, e.g. Scrutiniser, Xtrace, New Relic, Xdebug
  • Experience with source control systems, e.g. GIT or Mercurial


Skills required:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Energetic, intelligent team-player
  • Passion for embracing new technologies


If you do not hear from us within 1 month of the closing date, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful. All qualifications and certificates will be verified. Our Client reserves the right not to fill the position. Candidates may be expected to undergo psychometric testing. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and to provide the evaluation results.


Consultant: Debbie Wilke