PHP Software Developer/QA/Testing

Job Summary

We are looking for a PHP Developer who should have min 3-5 years working experience to join our IT department and build functional applications and websites. PHP Developer responsibilities include participating in the entire software development life cycle, debugging applications and configuring existing systems, you’ll use your expertise in the PHP framework to help us deploy high-quality applications.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Department: IT
Employment Status/ Type [Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Intern, Casual]:Contract
Position Reporting to:Team Leader
Manages Others [Yes or No]:No
Titles & Number of Positions Managed: NA

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DELIVERABLES
•    Participate in the requirements analysis, design and development of software applications. Troubleshoot and maintain existing systems
•    Create Up to date with modern interactive designs and the latest trends
•    Keep code synced, current and accessible using source control
•    Should have hands knowledge on PHP/MySQL/Laravel5.5 and above 
•    Troubleshoot and maintain existing systems
•    Remain current with the web as a consumer and a producer
•    Understand and debug code to fix production issues
•     Understanding of version control systems
•    Responsible for developing and articulating internal built solutions or products based on strategic insight of management.
•    Responsible for developing back end applications and relevant API, including developing API modules
•    Collaborate with front end developers to intercept and resolve API issues.
•    Develop scalable solutions to accommodate for future growth

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
•    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical/ Electronics Engineering or its equivalent
•    3 - 5 years of professional experience building complex commercial, enterprise PHP and MySQL web applications
•    Proven track record with PHP 5; Zend Framework, Laravel 5 (+) and working with Restful APIs
•    MySQL; Experience with properly indexing tables, optimizing queries across multiple large tables and with writing complicated queries
•    MSSQL; Basic experience working with MSSQL and MSSQL stored procedures (+)
•    • UNIX;Basic experience working from a CLI (+
•    Javascript;The ability to write javascript without having to rely on jQuery and experience with Object Oriented javascript
•    API; Experience in mPesa API, Twilio API
•    Ability to design and implement database graphics to support web based applications. Abilities
•    Passionate about coding and technology, desire to learn new technologies
•    Discipline to quality standards and targets; flair for high performance and scalable code
•    Self-managing and motivated team player
•    Good communication skills and presentation skills
•    Good judgment to juggle between quick-fixes and long-term solutions.
•    Smart and flexible and able to work hours that overlaps with some other time zones.
•    Ability to tackle new challenges

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