PHP Web Developer

Job Title : PHP Web Developer - Full stack Developer
Location : Remote
Remuneration : Dependent on experience and timezone fit
Start Date : Immediately

Your opportunity

We're looking for a dedicated and reliable PHP developer (based on WordPress), ideally with WooCommerce and API integrations experience, with a love for quality coding.

As our PHP Web Developer, you will be working with the team on creating new or enhancing existing custom plugins. You will also be expected to (learn how to) integrate your code with other server applications or remote cloud solutions via APIs. Therefore, you have an opportunity to get involved in various front-end and back-end technologies.

This is for you if you love creative problem-solving and would enjoy working in a multicultural, fast-paced educational environment, where you’ll have the chance to make a difference to users across the globe.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Familiarising yourself with our systems, online platforms and full suite of products, including certifications, add-ons and SaaS solutions
  • Writing clean, well-designed code that others can easily understand and read
  • Troubleshooting, testing and maintaining technical platforms and databases
  • Optimising code to ensure it’s scalable and ready for growth
  • Developing and deploying new features related to platform security, commercial opportunities (e-commerce) and performance enhancements
  • Connecting cross-platform functionality by writing new APIs

The work WILL be challenging… but it will NEVER be boring!

Your qualifications and experience:

  • 2-5 years proven software development experience in PHP
  • Demonstrable knowledge of web technologies including HTML, CSS, JavaScript/AJAX/JQuery
  • Experience with third-party APIs would be a huge plus (for example, Firebase)
  • Passion for best design and coding practices and a desire to develop new bold ideas

NOTE: While we take into consideration your education, it’s not the only thing that describes your talents. If you think you can do this job, and you can demonstrate it in something you’ve done, then we want to hear from you.

Your strengths and competencies:

We are looking for applicants who can demonstrate:

  • Competency in Object Oriented PHP
  • Working knowledge of WordPress, WooCommerce, HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Familiarity with or exposure to other programming languages (mobile development is a plus)
  • Understanding of relational databases and SQL (MySQL ideally)
  • Understanding of software testing and development lifecycle
  • Understanding of the web, including client/server architecture
  • Ability to constructively participate in and facilitate technical and functional discussions

What we offer

  • The chance to truly make a difference
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Mentorship from leading experts who are pioneering digital technologies
  • Career progression within the organisation

Next steps

If you have the required expertise and wish to be considered for this exciting position, please apply with your CV and a personal statement explaining why you would like to become our PHP Web Developer.

Highlight your passions, skills, and motivations for applying. Tell us how your skills and expertise would contribute to this stellar team. Also include links to any projects or work you have created so we can see proof of your talents.

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