Senior PHP Developer

  • Megan Forg Consulting
  • Century City, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
  • Jan 14, 2018
Permanent Information Technology

Job Description

Senior PHP Developer

Location: Century City, Cape Town

Salary: R50k per month negotiable


About the Role:

Opportunity available for a Senior PHP Developer with a strong understanding of modern object-oriented frameworks such as Laravel 5 and up, able to take ownership of projects and mentor 2 to 3 junior to intermediate developers.

We are looking for a senior developer to join a scrum team of 3 developers, a Scrum Master, and a Product Owner / QA. 




Minimum of 4 years’ experience in Object Oriented Programming (OOP)

Ability to work in a team and take ownership of projects;

Minimum of 4 years of practical experience with PHP 5.6, 7.0 and up;

Strong understanding of modern object-oriented frameworks such as Laravel 5 and up;

Experience with relational database design;

At least basic knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript;

Good grasp of Git.


Linux experience;

Experience with MySQL / PostgreSQL;

Experience with NoSQL databases;

Experience integrating and building RESTful APIs;

Experience with cache services like Redis or Memcached;

Experience using Docker;

Experience with Continuous Integration tools such as Jenkins;

Experience with front-end technologies (Angular2, VueJS, Webpack, ReactJS)

Knowledge on any other programming language than PHP; and

Relevant university degree preferred



Work on various projects such as a marketing automation web application. 

Work with the following tech stack: PHP 7, Laravel 5, MySQL, Elastic search, HTML, CSS 3, Bootstrap, Sass, Gulp, and jQuery.

We use GitLab as a repository and Git for version control.

Assist the more junior developers maintain a Yii application as well as a WordPress site

We develop our own IP, which includes a multi-platform e-reader that we keep on improving to respond to user needs and hit new target markets.

We also have clients who outsource their development requirements to us and trust that we will guide them toward the most suitable technologies and deliver the best quality applications

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