PHP Developer

  • Job Ref: 6897
  • Location: Galway, Ireland
  • Type: Permanent


We are currently looking for a Backend Developer (PHP). Our client is a technology company based in the sports sector and a growing through a growth phase as they look to add multiple hires to the team so good time to join as they kick off new projects. 

Company is based in Galway but currently they are working from home and can provide long term remote options.

As a Backend Developer:

  • collaborate in the design, development, testing and maintenance of our software products
  • liaise with front-end designers to implement back-end logic and applications
  • liaise with team and translation of the requirements into live code
  • work with product owners and internal stakeholders to address technical & design requirements to provide solutions
  • bridge the gap between design and technical implementation defining how the application performs
  • identify opportunities for process improvement and make constructive suggestions for change
  • document and record tasks and activities through Confluence, Jira, Figma and other support tools

You will need:

  • Good troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to plan, design, implement, test and deploy
  • Ability to interact in multi-functional Scrum teams in an agile environment

Minimum requirements

  • Advanced understanding and experience with PHP 7+
  • Experience with Docker
  • Experienced with AWS, ALB, ECS, RDS
  • Strong experience with API creation, documentation and integrations
  • Strong knowledge and ability to write complete unit tests with TDD techniques
  • Strong experience with Postgres
  • Experienced with Object Oriented Programming
  • Experienced with GIT
  • Good understanding of software engineering concepts such as: common data structures, algorithms, design patterns, database concepts, REST services, etc.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

Get in touch to discuss the role in further details. I can provide you with a more details spec.

Client Requirement: ***Candidates MUST have EU citizenship, stamp 4 or Spouse visa to apply.***


Derek McCormack, Principal Recruiter - Your e-Frontiers consultant for this job

Derek joined e-Frontiers as a Technical Resourcer / Recruiter beginning his career here as a recruitment professional. Derek has a number of years’ sales and customer-facing experience working in the Retail Sector. He holds a Bachelor of Business (Hons) from Athlone Institute of Technology. Derek is part of the permanent Software Engineering, Data and Test team responsible for hiring Software Engineers.

Specialises in: SQL, Data Science, Data/BI Analyst, DBA, DWH, Business Intelligence, ETL, Data Visualisation, Data Engineer, Frontend, Full stack