Senior PHP Developer (LAMP, Symfony, Zend)

MMG- Product Development team is looking for an experienced PHP developer with a passion for writing elegant, well tested code, with a thirst for embracing new technologies.

We’re big advocates of Agile practices. Within our cross-functional, self-organising teams, you’ll find highly empowered developers who have influence over the technical direction and strategy of their products. This means that great collaboration, communication and teamwork abilities are as valuable to us as technical expertise in your field.

We try to nurture a culture of openness and learning through pair programming & knowledge sharing. We are committed to supporting all the members of the Product Development family in their current roles and helping them to achieve their goals. We are encouraged to learn new skills, regular hack days (10% time dedicated to work on side projects), attend events and share the knowledge they acquire. Everyone participates in the weekly team meeting where achievements are demonstrated and company updates are shared (over a beer).

We have a dedicated office for the Product Development team in the heart of the London (St.Paul’s) and our office space was designed with a focus on collaboration. You’ll see a mix of open areas, quiet spaces and our developers enjoy small luxuries like a pool table, coffee machine and a drinks fridge.

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You’ll work on:
The full software development lifecycle of our LAMP products.
This includes development of new features, maintenance and investigation of production issues
Experience working in large-scale, high-volume, data driven applications
Developing software using PHP on MVC frameworks such as Symfony and Zend, conforming to a test first approach
Designing and implementing database objects on MySQL
Developing code using our in-house APIs and ElasticSearch
Building microservices
Following continuous delivery methodology
Liaise with Product Owners to understand business requirements and convert them to a solution design/ acceptance criteria
Work closely with Test Analysts to resolve QA issues and assist in test planning


Proven track record in developing microservice architecture web applications
In-depth knowledge of MVC frameworks such as Symfony and Zend Framework
Strong object-oriented analysis, design skills and knowledge of design patterns
Expertise in the administration of all aspects of the LAMP stack
Ability to develop HTML, CSS, JavaScript
Excellent database design and development skills in MySQL
Experience working with Service Oriented Architecture and NoSQL databases
Highly Desirable:

Experience and enthusiasm for working with DevOps (AWS services) is highly advantageous
Familiarity with CI systems such as Jenkins or Travis
Job reference information
Advertiser Mergermarket Group
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