PHP Engineer at Cavista

At Cavista, we are building a team of over 100 engineers in Lagos Nigeria. We are always seeking talented individuals interested in a challenging and rewarding career. If you are interested in doing work that makes a difference, come join our team.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: PHP Engineer

Location: Lagos

Who we are looking for

  • A PHP Engineer seeking an opportunity to develop and create cutting-edge solutions for our products and services, while being part of something extraordinary.

What you will do

  • Develop new web applications using customized, open-source, and off-the-shelf applications and components.
  • Maintain and enhance existing web applications and all internal integrated systems.
  • Deliver new functionality and change requests for existing applications.
  • Participate in the ongoing development of applications that meet the needs of our customers.
  • Design and implement user-driven templates, databases and interfaces (for ease of use).
  • Develop database-driven web interfaces for rapid, real-time information sharing.
  • Develop external web portals allowing users to input and retrieve accurate information.

Qualifications
What you bring?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related discipline.
  • 3+ years PHP development experience
  • Recent versions of PHP (7.x preferred)
  • Relational database setup and use (MySQL 5.6 or later)
  • Hands-on front-end development utilizing HTML, CSS (or SCSS/SASS/LESS), client-side JavaScript and jQuery
  • Git version control knowledge and experience
  • Experience with RESTful API usage and implementation; experience creating/documenting an API is a plus
  • Experience with Redis (or other NoSQL key-value store) is a plus
  • Server and site performance optimization experience is a plus
  • Preferred full-stack developer, but willing to mentor on needed areas

Additional preferred skills:

  • Laravel 5.x framework (or other similar MVC)
  • Knowledge and use of Single Page Application design and implementation, including use of front-end tools such as CanJS, Vue, Aurelia, or Angular JS
  • Experience with queues/workers in a distributed workload system (e.g. Beanstalkd, RabbitMQ, Iron.io, Amazon SQS) is a plus
  • Experience with Composer, NPM, Gulp, Grunt, or other tools in the build pipeline
  • Troubleshoot issues with web server, database, security, network, and web technologies
  • Customize, compile, install, configure, monitor and debug server instances, especially on NGINX
  • Reporting, maintenance, and test automation tools in PHP (e.g. PHPUnit)
  • Create and enhance in-house tools for website operations, support hardware & software issues
  • Experience with customer & end-user support of online products; web, graphic and usability design.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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