PHP Developer

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PHP Developer
Crawley

Neg DOE up to £60k
VR/02534R
Our client is an exciting global technology company providing solutions combining the flexibility and creativity of a small company with the reach and stability of a large organisation.  They are now looking for an experienced PHP developer to join their team
The UK company develops a fully featured and successful real-time information system involving everything from tracking to distributing information via web applications, mobile apps and big data reports.
They are looking for a backend PHP developer to create new features and contribute to the overall design within the rapidly growing tracking application.
Their core technologies for web development are Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP deployed which they are currently rearchitecting into the Laravel framework. Experience with Laravel or similar MVC frameworks is essential. Although the role focuses on the backend, you will become familiar over time with the complete end-to-end operation of their system including the real time tracking data flowing in through to the system and the apps, pages, APIs and reports providing data to customers.
The PHP developer will be self-reliant and creative. You will know how to provide a suite of APIs, develop an access control strategy, attach to 3rd party data sources and be able to get data into the system in a well-structured design. You will be able to build server-side daemons and tasks for manipulating incoming data (for example, raw tracking data), streaming into the database and be able to produce useful reports and analysis.
An interest in or experience with transport and tracking project would be advantageous. Also, relevant would be experience with big data reporting engines like Elasticsearch which they use for archiving to and reporting on a large historical dataset. You will be able to draw on your experience to spot areas in a system which can benefit from redesign.
The PHP developer will be experienced in most of the technologies used which, at minimum, includes Linux, Apache, Mysql, PHP and MVC Frameworks preferably Laravel.
They are building the development team up to deliver the new exciting international work they have won and the backend developer role is key to delivering this.
Essential skills: PHP, Scripting (Bash or Python), SQL, Javascript, Jquery, CSS, HTML, MVC, Git, Bootstrap

Other Essentials:-

Useful skills: Websockets, Networking, Jira, Agile, Elasticsearch,

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Job Detail
  • SalaryTo £60k
  • Our ReferenceVR/02534R
  • Location Crawley, Sussex
  • Specialism Software Developer
  • Vacancy Type Full Time
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