|Job title:||Senior PHP Developer|
PHP Developer (snr-level) – expand on existing platform and build new features for fully-funded, fast-growing fintech – 840Kctc/annum – Cape Town (Southern Suburbs)
This PHP Developer (snr-level) role is based in Cape Town’s Southern Suburbs and paying circa R840Kctc/annum
A successful start-up that is making a meaningful impact on the growth and development of South African businesses and our local economy, this business has grown into one of South Africa’s leading online payment gateways. The company was recently acquired by Africa’s leading Payment Service Provider, extending its reach across the continent. You will work in a relaxed environment for a company that values innovation, initiative and flexibility, giving you the chance to enjoy your work while making world-class tech happen. Your personal and professional aspirations are prioritised, and because of this you will be offered free ongoing learning dedicated "own days" every two weeks to work on self-development or work-related side projects.
As a senior team member, you will support the technical manager with development, timeline and architecture decision. You will mentor and support mid-level developers and complete code review work for your team. Primarily, you will contribute to the expansion of the existing payment platform; building new features and applications relating to payments, online commerce, fraud detection and security; refactoring code to improve quality and documentation of developed code. Depending on your preference, you will be able to focus solely on backend development or have exposure to front-end – the choice is yours!
Relevant qualification from accredited institution
7 years + PHP development (working with OOP)
Laravel / Lumen or similar
Some frontend development experience is desirable
MVC design pattern – working experience
MySQL or MariaDB, including transactions and atomicity – working knowledge
Experience with eCommerce systems advantageous