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PHP Developer

  • £50k
  • Central London

PHP Developer, Central London – Up to £50k DOE plus benefits

This PHP Developer will help support this ecommerce agency’s team in developing and extending their data processing capabilities, that services clients across the globe. This role involves creating web agents to extract product data from client sites and to build data feeds and integrations that support their clients and partners.

This PHP Developer will also be involved in the evolution of the software, service and systems. This challenging role will require an intelligent candidate with strong web development skills, keen attention to detail and an eagerness to learn.

This PHP Developer will have responsibilities including:

- Creating web agents to extract product data from client sites

- Creating custom data feeds and APIs

- Deploying and customising Commerce Data Management products

- Contributing to and improving their infrastructure for their data services

- redominantly back-end development

- Becoming an expert on their services and support the team driving change

- Having room to bring your own individual solutions to the table and impact our future. 


We’re looking for a PHP Developer who is talented, enthusiastic, focused and has an eye for detail and is professional. A PHP Developer who is keen to learn and find new ways of doing things. A PHP Developer who is a team player and is proud of their work and wants to share with everyone!

This PHP Developer will like working in a fast-paced environment and be driven by the desire to improve the online purchasing experience for everyone, no matter what they are buying and from where! This PHP Developer will be client focused and be willing to be flexible when required to make them happy.

We’re looking for this in a PHP Developer:

- Experience of developing back-end PHP applications

- Experience of writing complex MySQL queries

- Good foundation in OOP (Object Orientated Programming)

- Good knowledge of object-oriented JavaScript

- Knowledge of Linux command-line and Bash scripting

- Knowledge of XML processing and tools including XPath

- Excellent problem-solving ability

- Excellent communication skills  


It would be great if this PHP Developer also had:


- Working knowledge of Node JS

- Experience of working with web services and data feeds

- Experience of deploying scalable web applications

- Experience with a distributed VCS, particularly git

- Knowledge of unit testing, particularly PHPUnit

- Knowledge of REST

- Understanding and troubleshooting performance issues on Linux systems

- Knowledge of Amazon Web Services

- Ideally educated to degree level, a Computer Science degree being most desirable