Senior PHP Developer

WSI - Giza, Egypt

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
More than 5 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
Education Level:
Bachelor's Degree at least
Arabic, English
1 open position
About the Job

Job Scope:

  • We are looking for a "Talented" PHP Developer; who will be responsible for different applications.

Main Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Writing server-side web application logic.
  • Develop back-end components, connect the application with the other (often third-party) web services.
  • Support the front-end developers by integrating their work with the application.
  • They are also often required to develop and integrate plugins for certain popular frameworks.
  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers.
  • Build efficient, testable, and reusable PHP modules.
  • Solve complex performance problems and architectural challenges.
  • Integration of data storage solutions (may include databases, key-value stores, blob stores, etc.)
  • Maintain a good standard of coding and adhere to the same conventions as the rest of the team.
  • Leave code better than you found it (and fully commented).
  • Test your code, be it client or server-side.
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, IT, Software Engineering, or Web Development
  • Strong knowledge of PHP object orientated and MySQL
  • Experience in Frameworks such as Symfony, Codeigniter or Laravel
  • Experience or background in CMS
  • 5 years of experience in software graphics manipulation and web programming
  • Ability to scope and estimate technical builds
  • Good understanding and effective application of Linux command-line
  • Knowledge of off-the-shelf CMS packages (Drupal, Joomla, Wordpress)
  • Experience of MVC frameworks/architecture
  • Certification in PHP web development, graphics and software programming is a plus
  • Certificate in web development, multimedia design, web design and web content management is a plus
  • Must be able to stay on top of advancing internet and computer technology and its effects to the business environment
  • Be willing to work in a research capacity–to find, test, and critically review open-source frameworks and technologies
  • Robust knowledge and understanding of Databases (MySql/MariaDB)
  • Working knowledge of XML/JSON and using 3rd party API’s
  • Experience of MVC frameworks/architecture: Laravel and Codeigniter

Ability to code and debug in:

  • HTML
  • CSS (responsive design framework)
  • JavaScript / jQuery
  • Github
  • Subversion

More requirements:

  • Willing to take ownership of projects and present your proposed solutions to the wider team of non-technical staff
  • Ability to work in a DevOps capacity reach a degree of competency in maintaining your own development server as well as migrating works in progress to UAT/testing servers
  • Ability to perform effectively to tight deadlines
  • Work well both independently and as part of a team with a proactive attitude to problem-solving and an understanding of the role of development in a creative environment
  • Willing to work in a research capacity–to find, test, and critically review open-source frameworks and technologies
  • Open, honest and direct, comfortable giving and receiving constructive feedback
About this Company

WSI is a digital marketing Production company with a strong international presence. Our Digital Marketing Consultants use their knowledge and expertise to make a difference for businesses all around the world.Headquartered in Saudi Arabia. We are part of the WSI network. (More)

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