Senior PHP (Laravel) Developer
IQbusiness South Africa
Johannesburg, Gauteng
Posted 03 June 2020 - Closing Date 31 August 2020

Job Details

Job Description

We are looking for passionate PHP/Laravel Developers to design, develop and maintain our platform. We foster a solid culture of learning, mentoring and knowledge sharing. The successful candidates will be able to build high-quality, innovative and fully performing software in compliance with best practice coding standards, current technology stack and technical design.

Technical Stack that will be used:

  • PHP and Laravel
  • Docker
  • MySQL
  • Working knowledge of Linux operating systems
  • GitLab
  • Redis
Educational Qualifications
  • Certifications
  • BSc Computer Science

Role Requirements 
  • Senior  - 7-15 years working experience
  • Ability to adhere to coding Standards
  • Knowledge of industry coding standards / guidelines
  • Understanding basic coding concepts like Code blocks, flow, IO, FileSystem, Serialization, Configuration, Self-commenting code, Data access
  • Understanding coding concepts and constructs like lambdas, Idomatic patterns and RegEx
  • Understanding of OOP
  • Senior – Understanding the difference between solution architecture and design
  • Design principles and architectural and design patterns
  • Concepts such as IoC
  • SDLC – Agile, Waterfall, ETC
  • Knowledge of security concepts, tools and techniques
  • Ability to define quality in context of software development
  • Be comfortable with looking into other languages (Stepping outside your core language comfort zone)
  • Understanding of the different areas that effect development i.e. DevOps, UX, Data etc.
  • Have the desire to continuously learn and knowledge share
  • Problem solving by generating and information and choosing between alternative courses of action in order to align with the strategic goals of IQbusiness and make a game changing impact for clients by delivering a real value add
  • Senior - Builds and manages cohesive teams and encourages team participation. Can be seen as the team’s main point of contact for concerns, comments or recommendations
  • Creates the sense of composure for the team when under pressure
  • Keeps up to date with market trends – displays entrepreneurial awareness and identifies opportunities that the business can capitalise on or cost saving initiatives to accomplish relevant task
  • Comfortable understanding of the various policies and procedures, namely BBBEE reporting, EE Act, LRA, Disciplinary procedures, and knowledge of * where these need to be applied
  • Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for people, teams, projects and the company as a hole
  • Presents complex arguments, information and ideas in a way that team members, colleagues and clients can understand
  • Senior - Comfortably engage at executive level and is seen as an expert, as well as an advisor/coach to executive stakeholders


Equal Employment Opportunity

IQbusiness is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity