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OPPORTUNITY: Full Stack PHP Developer

We’re looking for an experienced Full Stack Developer keen to take on new challenges.

Full time

Fully remote

Role

We are looking for a Full Stack Developer, with a primary focus on Laravel and WordPress-based projects, to produce scalable software solutions. You will primarily be responsible for maintaining Laravel projects, managing plugins and code built for WordPress. Your primary focus will be the development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of central databases, application of PHP standards and UI elements, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end predominately using VueJS. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by yourself or co-workers into the application. Therefore, a good understanding of front-end technologies is necessary. Lastly, you will be integrating with various platforms in different shapes, forms and sizes. An understanding of modern (and sometimes not so modern) API practices, including building your own, is required. If you’re also familiar with agile methodologies, we’d like to meet you.

Responsibilities

  • Integrate user-facing elements developed by front-end designers
  • Build efficient, testable and reusable WordPress plugins
  • Solve complex performance problems and architectural challenges
  • Integrate data storage solutions, such as MySQL
  • Deploy solutions to staging and production environments (be prepared to get your DevOps hands dirty)
  • Maintain quality and ensure responsiveness of applications
  • Collaborate with the rest of the engineering team to design and launch new features
  • Build features and applications with a mobile-responsive design
  • Test software to ensure responsiveness and efficiency
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade software
  • Maintain code integrity and organisation
  • Write technical documentation

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other technical disciplines
  • Proven experience 2-6 years as a Full Stack Developer or similar role
  • Strong knowledge of PHP and Laravel
  • Understanding of the fully synchronous behaviour of PHP
  • Knowledge of object-oriented PHP programming
  • Understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS3
  • Familiarity with SQL databases and their declarative query languages
  • Knowledge of multiple front-end languages and libraries (e.g. HTML/ CSS, JavaScript, XML, jQuery)
  • Knowledge of multiple back-end languages and JavaScript frameworks (Vue.js)
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Experience working with distributed teams, including the ability to work effectively as a remote member of a dynamic, distributed team with tight deadlines
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • You must be self-motivated, quick-thinking and able to thrive in a fast-paced work environment
  • You must have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • You must be a world-class individual contributor to thrive at Flicker Leap. You will not be here just to tell other people what to do.
Why you should be using WordPress in 2019

At Flicker Leap, we thrive on solving real-world problems by digitising business processes, developing digital products, building online stores and creating functional websites. We focus on providing unassailable digital solutions. Unassailable is a powerful word that means “unable to be attacked, questioned or defeated”. We are continually unearthing solutions and exploring recent technologies, languages, platforms and infrastructures. We place immense value on our employees and we aim to create a workforce culture that promotes bringing value to our clients through high performance, unassailable ideas and continuous learning.

What it takes to work for us

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Naturally seek to solve problems

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Embrace new challenges

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Respectfully fight the status quo

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Play nicely with the team

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Genuinely thirst for knowledge

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Perseveringly overcome obstacles

Benefits and Remuneration

  • Continued learning opportunities
  • Modern and flexible work environment, including working from home
  • Market-related salary

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