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Senior PHP Developer

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in South Africa. Cape Town
Job TypePermanent

Job Description


Location: Cape Town

Senior PHP Developer – Wordpress

Are you in search of the perfect opportunity to put your accuired PHP Skils to their full potential? Then this is the job for you!! This is an opportunity for growth a dynamic environment and a space to show your excellence.

Reporting to the Online Manager, your key performance areas will include:

• Oversee the technical aspects of building, maintaining and continuously improving the website and mobile site

• Development and maintenance of content management system based on a Wordpress platform

• Initiate and manage development processes, methodologies and strategies

• Build interactive web- and browser-based PHP applications

• Custom PHP programming

• On-going website maintenance and support

• Together with online manager drive new concepts and ideas

• Give input and help design user registration, authentication and profiling systems

• Front-end theming of modules to be implemented into a Wordpress CMS

• Use and modify Wordpress modules to create new site features


• 5+ years or more development experience (writing, testing and debugging)

• Solid PHP5 skills


• MVC frameworks a must – CakePHP, CodeIgniter

• Well versed front end skills – HTML, CSS, Javascript

• Experience with popular CMSes, Drupal and Wordpress specifically

• Cross-browser compatibility

• Experience with the entire lifecycle of websites

• Development of content management system features

• Mobile development including mobi sites and apps, would be an advantage

• Understanding of Agile methodologies, particularly Scrum (not absolutely essential)

• Good understanding of SEO principles

• Be able to work in a team and on your own without support

• Stickler for detail and quality

• Passionate and innovative

• Fast learner and fast worker

• Motivated and problem solver

• Excellent communication skills, ability to explain technical concepts to technical and non-technical people

Interested candidates can forward their comprehensive written applications to the following e-mail: or fax to: 086 600 7977. You can also contact Debré/Sam/Cheyenne 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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