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PHP developer

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Pretoria
Job TypePermanent
EducationDegree in computer science, engineering or related area
Experience3+ years

Job Description

PHP Developer position is available with a great company in the Pretoria area. The client is looking for someone with strong experience in PHP and PHP frameworks, self-motivated, high sense of urgency and a team player.


• front-end and back-end development using PHP, HTML, XHTML, CSS, XML, JavaScript, AJAX/jQuery and other related interactive technologies.

• Work with a team of 3-5 developers that take on new development initiatives and platform enhancements

Qualifications and Experience:

• Degree in computer science, engineering or related area a plus

• 3+ years’ experience with PHP, HTML, XHTML, DHTML, CSS, XML, JavaScript, AJAX/jQuery and other related interactive technologies.

• 1+ years’ experience in e-commerce, retail merchandising/marketing or related fields.

• At least 3 years PHP development experience working with OOP.

• Full understanding and working experience of MVC.

• Working knowledge of MySQL and experience tuning for large data-sets.

• Must have a good understanding and working experience with AJAX.

• Develop clean and structured HTML 4.0/5.0, XHTML 2.0, CSS and JavaScript.

Preferred Skills:

• Any experience with a PHP framework such as Zend, Symfony, Cake and/or CodeIgniter.

• Advanced MySQL MySQL DBA skills.

• Proficiency in using Git.

• A high level of Linux proficiency, preferably Ubuntu and/or Centos.

• Experience working with cloud based hosting providers such as Amazon EC2 and RackSpace.

• Experience of Apache Solr and Varnish web cache.

Interested candidates can forward their comprehensive written applications to the following e-mail: or fax to: 086 600 7977, you can also contact Justine on 011 807 8064

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 working days after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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