PHP Developer

Location Antrim, County Antrim
Job type Permanent
Salary £25000 - £35000 per annum
Published 4 months ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Jane Donnelly
Job reference JD5965_1572273102

Job description

PHP Developer

Location: Antrim

Salary: £25000 to £35000 DOE

Grafton Specialist Recruitment has been retained to recruit a PHP Developer

based in Antrim.

My Client is a world leader in the development of technologies to support reading & writing. The company employs 170 staff across two separate divisions, Education & Workplace, with offices in Antrim, Boston and Brisbane.

The Role

My clients are are on the lookout for their newest addition to the team. Ideally you'll be a competent PHP developer with a keen interest in web technologies, some knowledge of git and linux would be useful too. You'll be responsible for the on-going development of multiple internal information systems, as well as helping out with other awesome software projects when required.

Main Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for the design and implementation of software projects which the company will allocate. Continuous support for internal company procedures including, but not restricted to, quality assurance systems
  • Continuous monitoring of new technologies with a view to identifying new opportunities for the company
  • Liaison with 3rd party suppliers of technology components as and when appropriate
  • Liaison with Quality Assurance department and other Company departments as and when appropriate.


  • A minimum of 5 years' commercial software development experience
  • 2 years commercial experience of PHP (ideally Object Oriented PHP)
  • 2 years experience of relational databases (specifically MySQL)

Added Advantage

  • 1 degree or higher in a related discipline (computer science/software engineering)
  • Knowledge of secure coding practises for web development - eg: OWASP Top 10
  • Experience building, securing and consuming REST APIs
  • Experience working with open source projects
  • Experience working with PHP frameworks (e.g. Symfony, Laravel, etc.)
  • Experience with Javascript & Javascript frameworks (e.g. NodeJS)
  • Experience with cloud-based server architecture (AWS or equivalent)
  • Experience with working in an agile environment
  • Experience with front end web design, or building user interfaces (CSS, HTML5, etc)
  • Experience of Git or other VCS
  • Experience of working within a quality system

In return

You will receive a fantastic package, the opportunity to work for a key player in the industry and the opportunity to develop your career in a supportive environment.

Contact Details & Deadline

To be considered for this position, please forward your CV to at Grafton Recruitment by clicking on the APPLY button on this page and attaching your CV.

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