Remote Lead Back-end developer

Remote Lead Back-end developer

  • Location

    London, England

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  • Salary:

    £60000 - £80000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Fynn Johnson

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Remote Lead Back-end Developer | Central London | £65,000-£80,000 | PHP 7 | WordPress | REST API |MySQL | Redis | Apache | JavaScript | PHPUnit

My client are a fast growing multi award winning technology company in Shoreditch. They create large scale platforms to enable the world's biggest brands to create high quality digital experiences. They are happy to offer and negotiate remote working for this position.

Essential Technical Skills

  • Object-oriented PHP 7+.

  • Extensive, expert-level knowledge of WordPress including theme and plugin development.

  • Using and debugging REST APIs, particularly the WordPress REST API, including concepts such as CORS and authentication techniques.

  • Experience with interactive debugging (XDebug) and performance profiling of PHP using a professional IDE such as PhpStorm

  • Experience writing unit tests using PHPUnit.

  • Experience with writing secure, performant database queries, particularly using MySQL.

  • Demonstrable expertise of building high-performance, secure web services.

  • Source control and team workflow using git and github.com, including PRs, and peer code reviews.

  • Working collaboratively in an agile environment including providing accurate development time estimates.

Desirable Technical Skills

  • Knowledge of associated technologies such as Redis, MySQL, Apache HTTPD and JavaScript.

  • Selecting and integrating 3rd-party libraries.

  • Working knowledge of the OS command line and a relevant scripting language (Bash, Perl, Python), or PHP scripting.

Remote Lead Back-end Developer | Central London | £65,000-£80,000 | PHP 7 | Wordpress | REST API |MySQL | Redis | Apache | JavaScript

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