Backend Developer


Join a rapidly expanding team of young designers and developers aimed at leaving their dent in the universe. We are looking for a PHP Developer responsible for managing back-end services and the interchange of data between the server and the users. Their primary focus will be the development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will also be responsible for building and/or integrating the front-end elements built and designed by your co-workers into the application. Therefore, a basic understanding of front-end technologies is necessary as well.


Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers.Build efficient, testable, and reusable PHP modules.Solve complex performance problems and architectural challenges.Integration of data storage solutions.Development and integration of API services for mobile applications.


Good knowledge of PHP web frameworks (such as larval).Understanding the fully synchronous behaviour of PHP.Understanding of MVC design patterns.Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3.Knowledge of object oriented PHP programming.Basic understanding of UNIX systems and server management.Understanding accessibility and security compliance.Strong knowledge of the common PHP or web server exploits and their solutions.Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application.User authentication and authorisation between multiple systems, servers, and environments.Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system.Familiarity with limitations of PHP as a platform and its workarounds.Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes.Familiarity with SQL/MYSQL databases and their declarative query languages.Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git.

Other Bonus Skills

Little to any proficiency in Java.Little to any proficiency in C.Strong proficiency in UNIX server administration and maintenance.


- Based in Johannesburg East.

- R10 000 - R25 000 negotiable based on experience & or qualifications.

- Provident Fund.

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