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Full Stack PHP Developer

  • Full Time
  • Malta
  • €35000 - €40000
  • IT Software, Online Gaming (iGaming)
  • Apply By: October 26, 2021

JOB ID: 30463

Required Skills
Communication Git PHP Problem Solving Written and Oral English Communication
Job Description

Company Introduction

Our client is a master in the field of lead generation.

Job Responsibilities and Duties

  • Work collaboratively with a small, cross-functional agile team, actively participating and contributing to agile events as appropriate;
  • Support product discovery through implementation of prototypes and similar techniques for fast, inexpensive learning;
  • Support product delivery by building, testing, and releasing production quality websites utilising best engineering practices;
  • Implement and maintain front-end designs in HTML, CSS, JavaScript and related frameworks and technologies as necessary;
  • Designs provided in Zeplin or similar tools;
  • Write simple, clean and secure object-oriented PHP code, with or without frameworks as appropriate for the task at hand, as well as efficient SQL queries, with a focus on minimising technical debt and complexity;
  • Implement unit tests and other automated tests as appropriate;
  • Refactor, optimise and improve existing code for better maintainability and scalability, and to reduce technical debt in general;
  • Develop and maintain clear and complete documentation;
  • Test own work with a view to minimal work items being returned for defects to be fixed, while working closely with QA to ensure that any defects are promptly resolved;
  • Provide operational support to applications and websites when so required;
  • Troubleshoot, identify root causes of, and remediate complex technical issues.


  • At least 3 years' experience in software development with PHP, SQL, HTML, CSS and JavaScript;
  • Experience using PHP template engines such as Blade, Mustache or Twig;
  • Experience troubleshooting complex production issues;
  • Knowledge and experience in SASS; Bootstrap; jQuery, React, Vue.js, or similar JavaScript frameworks would be a plus;
  • Experience writing unit tests in PHPUnit;
  • Experience writing automated tests using Selenium and/or JavaScript test frameworks such as Mocha, Chai, Jest, Jasmine or similar;
  • Experience working with Node.js, Composer, Amazon S3, Redis or Varnish would be an added asset.

Personal Skills

  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills;
  • Equally comfortable developing both Back-end and Front-end;
  • Has a passion for quality, and knowledge of what it takes to ship high quality code;
  • Dedicated to speed of delivery without compromising quality;
  • Motivated with a collaborative mind-set;
  • Able to write complex and performance SQL queries, experience on MySQL preferred;
  • Able to optimise websites for high scores on Google Page Speed Insights and Google Lighthouse;
  • Motivated with a collaborative and growth mindset;
  • Committed to a culture of trust, transparency and accountability;
  • Thorough understanding of the software development life cycle;
  • Comfortable both consuming and implementing Restful APIs in PHP;
  • Well organised with superb attention to detail.