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Senior PHP Developer

Engineering – Porto, Portugal
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

We are currently seeking a number of highly skilled and talented senior level PHP Developers to join our dedicated development team in Porto to further design, build and scale our platform offerings across a wide range of web and mobile projects which utilise cutting edge technologies such as Big Data and Realtime Statistics Computation.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for open source software and enjoy working in a fast paced, challenging but rewarding environment.  

What we offer

  • Competitive salary & package dependent on experience
  • 23 days holidays plus your birthday off
  • Summer schedule hours
  • Training & development opportunities


  • Development of modular, testable and scalable software components for core platform and Web services/APIs
  • Code optimisation for performance and scalability. Maintenance/refactoring of legacy systems 
  • Research and development of new and emerging technologies 
  • Contribute to team process improvement adhering to industry best practice and principles
  • Participate in regular code reviews and team knowledge sharing activities 

Skills and Experience 

  • 5+ years object -oriented PHP (5.3+) development experience
  • Strong knowledge and practice of Object Oriented Design patterns and principles (SOLID, GoF, MVC, Dependency Injection)
  • Thorough understanding of the HTTP protocol and RESTful architectures
  • Experience with caching (APC, Memcache)
  • Solid foundation in SQL databases and design, specifically MySQL. Exposure to NoSQL (MongoDB, CouchBase) would be advantageous but not essential
  • High competency of HTML, CSS, Javascript (JQuery/AngularJS) and general web standards
  • Experience using Git/GitHub and related workflows in a distributed team environment
  • Comfortable working in Unix/Linux environments
  • Exposure to Agile methodologies (SCRUM) and related management tools (JIRA, Confluence, HipChat)
  • Appreciation of TDD, Pair-Programming and Continuous Integration and deployment
  • Excellent written, spoken and interpersonal communication skills

Education & Qualifications 

  •  BS/MS in Computer Science/related technical discipline OR equivalent experience

We are always on the lookout for highly skilled and motivated individuals to join our growing team in Porto.

                          Please submit your CV with cover letter using the 'Apply for this job' button.

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