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Senior PHP Developer

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in South Africa. Johannesburg
SalaryR360k - R480k
Job TypePermanent
EducationDegree or Diploma
Experience3-5 years

Job Description

Senior PHP Developer position is available with a great company in the Johannesburg area. The client is looking for someone with strong experience in CakePHP, leadership characteristics, deadline driven and willing to learn.


• The candidate will be required to interpret technical specifications (when supplied), develop, test and deliver according to spec and document and support there developments

• Programming role but will be required to do regular maintenance on software

• 70% back-end and 30% front-end application and web development

• Responsibility for the developments, applications, systems, etc.


• IT related Diploma / Degree / Certificate.

• 3-5 years’ experience.

• Programming languages required PHP, C/C++, Perl, advantageous experience in mobile technologies

• Java scripting, jQuery HTML5, web2.0 (Ajax) and mobile application

• Database integration and knowledge a must have, MySQL knowledge advantageous

• SQL and relational databases knowledge, ability to write SQL queries

• Experience in CakePHP and bootstrap essential [Other PHP Frameworks will be considered, however they will need to learn CakePHP]

• Good skills in research, analysis, design, project planning and implementation

• Flexibility to learn new languages where projects require it

• Knowledge of Linux advantageous

• Bash scripting advantageous.

• Ability to establish and maintain a sense of discipline

• Ability to code W3C compliant, well-formed XHTML.

• Ability to code CSS for styling and pure div layouts.

• Ability to hand-code XHTML/CSS.

• Good understanding of cross browser compatibility and restrictions.

• Excellent concept design ability for web.

• Good analytical and business-analysis skills.

• Basic understanding of project-management disciplines

• Basic understanding of Business Change Lifecycle methodology.

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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