Junior PHP Developer - Hammersmith

Junior PHP Developer
Location: Hammersmith
Closing date for application: 31/7/17


Civica Digital requires a Junior PHP Developer work within the managed services offering. Managed Services supports and maintains several existing applications across a range of technologies and are looking for a talented PHP Developer to join the team.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Consult, investigate and resolve tickets raised by the service desk.
  • Suggests service improvements and proactively action improvements.
  • Respond to and solve tickets within the agreed Service Level Agreements
  • Adhere to the technical strategy dictated by the lead consultant/architect for any given solution.
  • Develop solutions in a scalable and maintainable manner.
  • Support peers in continuing to keep a productive culture within the development team.
  • Provide input into proposals, white papers, service plans, and process documentation.
  • Keep abreast of industry trends and use this to contribute to the development of the team and the company capability as a whole.

Required Skills:

  • Natural Problem Solver
  • Excellent knowledge of advanced Object Orientated Programming in PHP
  • Understanding of MVC frameworks (Laravel 4.x preferred)
  • Experience and understanding of MySQL including optimising existing queries.
  • Demonstrable ability to investigate, understand and support legacy code
  • Good knowledge of CSS3/HTML5
  • Good understanding of JavaScript, including AJAX (using jQuery 2.x/1.x)
  • Excellent source control experience (Git 1.7+)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including explaining complex system components in a client friendly manner
  • Experience of working in an Agile development team
  • Experience using Javascript frameworks (AngularJS preferred)
  • Test Driven Development understanding (TDD) using PHPUnit
  • Dependency management knowledge (Composer, bower, gulp, grunt, etc.)
  • Virtualisation (Vagrant, Puppet, etc.)
  • Understanding of programming patterns and practice
  • Experience designing, developing and consuming RESTful APIs
  • PSR code compliance
  • Knowledge of ITIL support model and processes