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PHP Developer - Symfony, Silex

London, City of London - Greater London

Software Development

£40,000 - £55,000 per annum



My client in Central London, the largest privately owned media and broadcasting company in Europe, is looking for a number of talented PHP end Developers. The position is based in the Digital Development department and their media empire has been constantly expanding to include over 300 well known, specialist magazines and 18 house hold radio stations, amongst other varying specialties.

You will be working in a combination of Symfony 2, Silex and in house MVC frameworks and will be required to develop for a range of brand new projects while overseeing the maintenance of the existing system. The team consists of highly experienced PHP and mobile application developers, working within an Agile team to develop, deliver and maintain systems with PHP5, Symfony 2, Silex and other MVC frameworks.

Technology Overview

  • Knowledge of all phases of the development lifecycle, and considerable exposure to Open Source technologies and tools.
  • Methodologies e.g. Agile, Waterfall
  • MVC frameworks and other design patterns.
  • Relational databases, in particular MySQL
  • Source code management systems such as Git, Mercurial or Subversion
  • Knowledge of systems integration technologies, including web services and APIs
  • SQL skills
  • LAMP stack
  • HTML5, CSS, JavaScript and related tools.
  • Unit testing, regression testing, TDD/BDD, pair programming
  • Symfony / Silex (Bonus)

This is a stand out opportunity within an exciting, dynamic organisation that is offering outstanding career progression and amazing corporate benefits including bonus, pension and health care.

If you are interested in this role and would like to hear more please apply and you will be contacted immediately.