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Senior PHP Developer

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in South Africa. Johannesburg
SalaryR30k – R15k
Job TypePermanent
EducationRelevant Qualification
Experience+3 years

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior PHP Developer with extensive WordPress knowledge as well as e-commerce/Html 5/app development experience.

Solution development and delivery

• Install and commission WordPress for new clients.

• Customise and develop modules for Wordpress using PHP and JavaScript.

• Create reporting infrastructures to suit customer's requirements.

• Creates efficient and logical databases for clients.

• Designs and code superior technical solutions.

• Easily recognises system deficiencies and implements effective solutions.

Project execution

• Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.

• Communicates and enforces coding standards.

• Reviews work of team.

• Consistently delivers high-quality services.


• Assists in the facilitation of team and client meetings.

• Delivers informative, well-organised solutions for projects.

• Understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully.

Server environment

• Deploy applications on various Linux distributions with knowledge of SSL (predominantly)

• Deploy applications on Microsoft servers (occasionally)

• Install and develop secure applications using SSL.

Client environment

• Deliver and maintain ascetically pleasing interfaces for browsers IE7-9, Google Chrome, Firefox and Safari.

• Deliver and maintain ascetically pleasing interfaces for mobile browsers and smart devices.

• Deliver and maintain browser based games and interactive applications.

Social media

• Deliver and maintain applications for Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube, Pinterest and Linked In.

Relational databases

• Understands complex database concepts as well as the implications of different database designs using MySQL and MS SQL.

• Effectively employs many different database design techniques.

• Possesses demonstrated work experience with more than one relational database management system.

Programming languages

• Implement expert knowledge of W3C standards for major industry browsers.

• Demonstrate expert knowledge in PHP as well as an understanding and using of ASP.

• Demonstrate expert knowledge using JavaScript, Jquery and at least one HTML5 Canvas library.

• Demonstrate expert knowledge using XML and Soap web services in secure applications and 3rd party gateways.

• Understands the benefits of the various programming languages.


• Possesses significant knowledge of client server and internet systems architectures.

• Creates well designed, reusable objects.

• Understands browser specific compatibility issues.

• Understands the benefits of the various design methodologies and object oriented environments.


• Generates enthusiasm among team members.

• Proactively seeks opportunities to serve in leadership roles.

• Challenges others to develop as leaders while serving as a role model.

• Manages the process of innovative change.

• Mentors those with less experience through informal channels.

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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