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PHP Senior Developer

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in South Africa, Gauteng
SalaryR550k – R460k
Job TypePermanent
EducationBSC or equivalent
Experience3 years +

Job Description

Skilled PHP developer required with a good understanding of OOP.

Candidate will be required to:

• Produce bespoke products and software for clients.

• Create web interfaces and other similar management systems.

• Work with the Head of IT to design, integrate, test and package new products.

• Produce software documentation to a professional standard.

• Prototype new product functionality prior to committed development.

• Write high level and detailed specifications for new products.

• Learn basic architecture of all existing Infinity Shield product including DNS/DHCP/IPAM, Web Cache/Filtering, VOIP acceleration, Instant Messaging, and Vulnerability Assessment.

• Maintain existing code, produce product updates, upgrade software when appropriate.

• Test new product functionality, providing software quality assurance.


• Fluency with Linux essential, other Unix experience would be advantageous.

• Sound working knowledge of Python is essential to the role. Candidates without it would need to be able to demonstrate they have the generic skills to learn Python quickly.

• Solid competency in C

• Web site development - Perl, Java, PHP, JavaScript all useful.

• Scripting tools such as Perl, Bash, etc.

• Debugging and fault diagnosis skills are invaluable

• Experienced with networking and internet infrastructure technologies and protocols (eg open source applications - Apache, BIND, Samba, Jabber, MTAs, etc)

• Considerable practical experience working with PC hardware and operating systems, programming experience in internet technologies.

• Should have a good grasp of basic HCI, especially regarding user interface design

• Personal Skills/Attributes

• The ideal candidate will be an IT graduate looking for a first or second job working with networking and Internet technologies.

Interested candidates can forward their comprehensive written applications to the following e-mail: or fax to: 086 600 7977. You can also contact Cheyenne or Sam on 011 807 8064 . Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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