|This role is with one of the worlds fastest growing online travel companies which include in its portfolio many market leading brands targeted at the independently minded traveller. The company is at an exciting point in its growth and relies on the imagination and innovation of its employees to develop its brands. As a result, the role offers fantastic career development opportunities. The company is focused on engendering the loyalty of a global customer base by ensuring its websites are the preferred channel for independent travellers worldwide.
Backend PHP Developer
This position will provide you with the opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment developing truly global websites.
Develop web services
Database architecture, design, and administration
Experience working with large (50k+ page) websites & dealing with large site infrastructure
Object-oriented development and design patterns
You must be up to date with modern web practices, current with emerging technologies, and excited about being able to work with cutting edge web application architectures and technologies. We prefer someone who has worked in a professional or collaborative software development environment.
You must be able to operate effectively in a team atmosphere within a fast-paced development schedule. You will be working with a team of product evangelists and exceptional developers to increase revenue, improve the customer experience, and develop brand loyalty. Creative thinkers, good listeners, excellent communicators, and well-rounded professionals are welcomed here.
What you need
4+ years developing object-oriented PHP code for database-backed websites
Demonstrable understanding of web application security practices and experience in developing secure web applications
Expert-level experience in MySQL including use of MySQL database replication and schema creation.
Experience in Linux/Mac command line
Experience/knowledge of Sphinx, Memcache, NGINX, I18N, UTF-8.
Understanding of good code documentation practices and tools
Ability to quickly learn, understand, test, and debug an inherited codebase
Comfortable working in Linux server environment at the command line
Applicable certifications (PHP, MySQL, SCJP etc.)
Bachelor's degree in computer science or similar