Senior PHP Developer – Back End

at Paylink Solutions
Location Nottingham
Date Posted September 4, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Senior PHP Developer – Back End

Paylink Solutions is one of the fastest growing Fintech companies the UK!

Our award-winning technology is used by some of the UK's leading retail banks, lenders and fintech companies. During this period of scale-up we are looking for talented developers to join us and build our exciting product roadmap.

We're looking for a PHP developer to help bolster our vibrant and energetic development team, delivering a diverse set of application platforms for some exciting customers. There are numerous projects on-going and many in their infancy. Technology used is a mixture of the aforementioned but mainly, PHP, MySQL and Angular JS stack. Of course, the role will also encompass support, maintenance and improvements in systems availability, performance and functionality.

What we're looking for:

• PHP any modern MVC framework (Symfony/Laravel) minimum 7 years' experience.
• You will want to understand the challenges of building for highly distributed services, working with APIs and AWS services.
• Your job is to work with the rest of the development team to ensure new features – and new products – delight customers, ship on time, and are of high quality.
• We're looking for a developer, not just a great programmer – so your ability to question a spec and come up with a better outcome for the user is just as important as your ability to implement it.
• You'll be courageous in your approach to technology and not be afraid to undertake major changes if that is what is required to get the job done.
• Your code will be self-documenting, exhibit sensible and recognisable patterns, and your designs will be capable of being easily refactored as we scale, grow and further develop our products.
• Experience working with AWS and its features.
• Understanding of BDD.
• Experience creating sites within a micro-services infrastructure.
• Unit Testing and Test-Driven Development.
• Must have experience working in a LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP)
• Some knowledge of CQRS with ES advantageous.
• Some knowledge of JavaScript front end frameworks, Angular JS advantageous.
• Translation of designer mock-ups and wireframes into front-end code.
• Solid foundation in data structures, algorithms, and system design.
• An understanding of low-level database administration and hosting environments.
• Experience of automated testing (preferably PHPUnit and Behat/Selenium).
• Version control with GIT (BitBucket, GitLab) Understanding of GIT workflows.
• Mentor and support junior members of the team.

We are all about the people, do you have any of these:

• Good organisational skills giving the ability to consistently deliver to project schedule and estimates.
• Excellent communication skills across all levels of users and technical staff.
• Ability to work independently keeping management adequately informed on progress.
• Be an excellent team player.
• Looking out for technology trends and ability to identify benefits.
• Good Jira + Confluence skills.
• Ability to express ideas and persuade.

This role is fully remote within the UK.

Your experience may include some of the following: Senior Software Developer, PHP, Software Developer, PHP, MySQL, AWS, GIT, Ajax, jQuery, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Agile, Web Developer, Senior Developer, Software Engineer, Developer, HTTP, OO PHP, MVC, JSON, SASS, LESS, API Developer, Linux CLI, etc.

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