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PHP Senior Developer/Tech Lead

  • Job reference: 24606
  • Location: West End
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Digital and Development
  • Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
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Role

We are looking for an outstanding PHP/Web Developer. You will be building and developing next generation rich client media streaming and ad serving applications for a variety of products and customers. The role will involve upgrading and improving our client's existing Zend Framework applications, developing new data services and APIs for their primary platforms under the REST architecture and also producing systems that are highly scalable and robust.

Responsibilities

  • Development of HTML-based front-end applications for Hybrid TV platforms, such as YouView, Freesat, EE TV, and Freeview Play.
  • Support the integration, debugging and tuning of TV applications.
  • Operational and technical support of existing and new application services.

Skills Required

  • 3 years demonstrable development experience in an object-orientated environment
  • A great focus on backend elements of PHP, not just front end
  • Zend Framework, JSON and object-orientated PHP
  • Good working knowledge of design patterns
  • Knowledge of web services and preferably the REST principles
  • Understanding of server side caching and performance optimisation
  • Proven experience with manipulating large datasets
  • Large scale distributed application architecture and development using PHP 5.2+, SQL/Stored Procedures (e.g. MySQL), Nginx or Apache on *nix/BSD
  • Client-Server integration and architecture
  • Version control systems (git preferred)
  • Experience with streaming, video metadata and ingest would be preferred
  • Familiarity of Amazon Web Services would be a major plus

You Must

  • Have a can-do attitude.
  • Be able to provide operational and technical support for existing applications.
  • Proactively test work before handing over to testers/commercial members.
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