• Location: England, London
  • Salary: ZAR500000 - ZAR800000 per annum + Benefits
  • Technology: PHP Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 2nd Sep, 2019
  • Reference: REMPHPCPT28532
Job Type: PHP Developer

Location: Remote (company offices in London, Malta, Gibraltar and Cape Town)

Contact name: Liam Burrell

Telephone: +27 87 237 9834

Salary: Up to £85,000 per year.

This company is regarded as one of the top online casino technology and services companies in SA, with offices in Cape Town, London, Malta and Gibraltar.

We are looking for PHP Developer's focused on the server side to help improve core platform services and ultimately build a next generation system.


* Maintaining our custom website framework and making adhoc requests to specific sites
* Adding new features to the website framework and to the CMS
* Improving performance of the websites
* Working closely with frontend team to assist with changes that require PHP functionality
* Working on the development of various small internal applications as required
* Implement unit testing on new and existing code
* Diagnosing and fixing production issues
* Taking part in code reviews
* Not being phased by the strange variety of things that need doing in a small growing company
* Being proactive and not just waiting to be told the next thing to do
* Finding better ways that we can get things done
* Working remotely


* 3+ years commercial experience of PHP
* Good understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
* 2+ years writing raw SQL beyond just simple select statements and using PHP with MySQL
* Knowledge of object oriented PHP programming
* Understanding of MVC design patterns
* Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
* Familiarity with Unit and Integration testing
* Good interpersonal skills and a great team attitude
* Proactive and highly motivated with the ability to quickly learn and adapt.

Ideal candidate would have:

* Strong knowledge of the Laravel PHP web framework
* Strong knowledge of common PHP or web server exploits, and their solutions
* Experience with Jira or Wrike or similar project management tool
* Experience using a modern JavaScript framework (we are just starting to use Angular but experience in React, Vue or similar is good too)
* Experience migrating legacy codebases to cleaner architectures and modern frameworks
* Some experience of the online casino industry

To apply, please send your CV to l.burrell@pearsonfrank.com or call +27 87 237 9834