Senior PHP Back End Developer

  • Spoton Connections
  • Sliema, Malta
  • Mar 26, 2020
Full time PHP Developer Jobs

Job Description

As a senior backend software developer, you will be building the core of the company for the years to come. Our ever-growing in-house platform needs more expertise to deliver to our customers a cuttingedge experience with unique features in our sector. We love the LEMP stack, moreover you will also have the opportunity to use Vue.js, LXC, Redis, Cassandra, GraphQL, ElasticSearch, Hadoop and that is just a sample as we are always looking into new tech to broad our stack.

You will be mainly responsible for:
Design and develop new Backend features
Perform functional requirements analysis
Propose and own architectural solutions across multiple projects
Write high quality code and documentation
Maintain and improve code in multiple projects including legacy code
Work closely with other developers, QA and the product team
Apply analytical skills and be committed to quality
Help track requests, issues, work progress and any other changes using our project management tools
Provide estimates and technical documentation on request
Be sensitive to the performance, reliability and maintainability of your code
Manage individual project priorities, deadlines and deliverables
Work in collaboration with external partners when required
Be responsible for the optimal maintenance of your development and test environments
Manage your code changes using our version control system
Coach and mentor other Backend developers

Minimum of 4 years of experience in a comparable software development role, and you master PHP as programming language
Proven Laravel experience would be considered as an advantage
Good knowledge on REST or GraphQL web services
Aware of the challenges which come with working on scalable and high-performant applications
Strong understanding of HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript
Proficiency with development in Linux environments
Ability to proficiently document and write test cases
Structured, good attention to detail and thorough