Software Developer – PHP Specialist

Financial Institution

Posted 6 months ago

A leading Financial Institution requires a software developer with hands-on experience in planning, developing and management of applications. 

The developer will also be responsible for supporting through administration and patch development (where necessary) of some existing in-house developed applications. 

Ensuring delivery of projects according to agreed timelines, excellent user experience and 99% application/service availability are some of the critical requirements of this role. Specifically, the developer role will include; 

  • Gathering and developing user specifications requirement documents for every project initiative. 
  • Developing project implementation plans for each initiative. 
  • Application development, deployment and support. 
  • Admin and user guides/manual development. 
  • User training and solution handover 

Keys Skills & Qualifications 

  • B.Sc. in Computer Science or any other technology disciplines (e.g. Engineering, Physics) 
  • 3-4 years of practical experience in software application development. 
  • Expertise and hands-on experience with web applications and programming languages/technologies such as PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, Bootstrap, APIs etc. 
  • Good knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) as it applies to PHP. 
  • Strong knowledge of the Laravel framework is essential. 
  • Knowledge of relational database (Oracle & MySQL). 
  • Must be knowledgeable in frontend development (UI & UX), cross-browser compatibility and general web functions and standards. 
  • Functional knowledge or hands-on design experience with Web Services (REST and SOAP). 
  • Knowledge of basic operations of Linux server. 
  • Experience in GIT is an added advantage. 
  • Must know how to use an FTP client such as Filezilla, coreftp e.t.c. 
  • Strong grasp of security principles and how they apply to software and the web in general. 
  • Good problem solving and logical thinking skills (ability to transform business requirements into programmable solutions). 
  • Good communication skills. 
  • Experience in planning and delivering software platforms used across multiple organizational units (multitenancy). 

Job Features

Job CategoryBackend Development, PHP Developer
Experience Level3 - 5 years

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