Senior PHP Developer

  • Job Reference: NJ0038
  • Date Posted: 8 April 2024
  • Recruiter: Nexus Jobs
  • Location: City London
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £60,000 to £65,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jas Gujral
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 020 7488 6900

Job Description

Senior PHP Developer 


The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 8 years commercial experience with PHP and MySQL working on a Linux server with good experience of Database Optimisation and Caching Technologies. You will sit just below the Tech Director and help perform some of the task that he does which are causing bottlenecks.

 You will be working hand in hand with our passionate in-house developer team helping improve and grow, our high-end, scalable e-commerce platform. You will be expected to do development work, along with getting involved in spec writing, assisting PMs with project planning, code reviews, architecture overview and implementation and assisting with the Company road map.

 You could either already be a Lead Developer/Development Manager etc. with full leadership over a development team.


Required Skills:

At Least 8+ years of Commercial Experience and Knowledge of:


MySQL, including database optimisation




Unit Testing




Caching Technologies, such as MemCached, Redis or Varnish

Ability to share and communicate ideas clearly, both orally and writing in impeccable English language

Must have the ability to proactively lead development teams and provide technical direction

Capacity to work independently or as part of a team and operate to tight deadlines

 Advantageous But Not Essential:

Great knowledge of Apache, specifically Mod Rewrite

Good working knowledge of Linux, including command line

Server administration experience

Ecommerce experience



Salary will be £60K - £65K.

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