Career Opportunity - PHP Developer -

Career Opportunity – PHP Developer

We have an exciting new opportunity for an experienced PHP Programmer/ Developer within our Digital Services team. The Digital Services team’s mission is to deliver world-class digital customer experience for SeamsLMS customers. This position requires strategic thinking & hands-on technical delivery. The ideal candidate is a deep technologist with proven track record building large scalable services, creative thinker, problem solver, teacher, & learner. You will be a key member in driving the development of our newly launched software system, associated websites and web applications. If you are an amazing Programmer/Developer with proven experience in a programming role please apply today!

Main Responsibilities

  • As a Developer, you will be responsible for undertaking a series of development projects, primarily using PHP.
  • Joining the highly skilled Software Development Team, you’ll use Zend 2 framework to develop web applications and undertake product development activities on both new and existing systems.
  • Influence feature design, architecture, standards & processes to ensure Security, Performance, Operability & Scale.
  • Identify gaps in current technology & processes & recommend improvements.
  • Plan & conduct proof of concept projects with new technology & processes. Optimize monitoring & self-healing capabilities.
  • Collaborate at depth with peers in Development & Program Management.
  • Demonstrated passion for customer experience & usability, including successful delivery of customer self‐service tools & automated management/optimization of services.
  • Required Skills/Qualifications

  • 3+ yrs of hands-on development & verifiable experience with OOP PHP in an MVC environment.
  • Experience with full stack web development with OOP PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, HTML5, JQuery, JSON, CSS and Twitter Bootstrap.
  • Experience with MVC frameworks(preference Zend Framework).
  • Understanding of object-oriented concepts and design patterns.
  • Experience with RESTful API creation and integration.
  • Working knowledge of SQL, database theory and application.
  • Experience with Doctrine or other ORM frameworks.
  • Working knowledge of web application security and performance tuning.
  • Experience with version control, preferably subversion.
  • Experience in System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and development best practices.
  • Demonstrated ability o quickly learn new technologies.
  • Knowledge of t test driven development and unit testing.
  • Experience of developing multi-tier systems; Database, App Servers, Web, Mobile Apps.
  • Desirable Skills/Qualifications

  • LAMP stack experience.
  • Experience working in an agile development environment.
  • Practical application of PHPdoc, Doxygen, Javadoc or similar documentation systems.
  • Familiarity with payment processing APIs.
  • Core competencies

  • Excellent analytical and prototyping skills.
  • Good self motivation as well as good communication skills.
  • Exceptional problem solving skills.
  • Communications, documentation and specifications writing skills.
  • Strong enthusiasm and willingness to learn.
  • Experience of working in an agile environment.
  • Now in our 20th year, Optimum Results specialise in building Management Competencies so as to optimise business performance. Based in Ireland, midpoint on the Dublin / Belfast economic corridor, we have a fulltime team of 22 people with 18 Specialist Associates. To date, we have a worked with over 9,000 clients across 11 Countries. Our ‘First Time & Early Exporters’ programme, “Catalyst”, which we deliver in the Middle East and Countries of Central & Eastern Europe, is deemed to be “a Three Star, International Best Practice programme” (highest possible ranking) by the EU’s European Training Forum (ETF). Recent years has also seen Optimum Results develop an advanced ‘On-Line Learning & LMS’ Services Division, this provides remarkable innovation and other benefits in cost, time & results effectiveness of its training services to clients at home and overseas. Our consumer research division, Customer Perceptions, also established in 1995, is a leading provider of critical information for managers of Retail & Service businesses and recently produced its 350,000th Mystery Shopping Report. To apply email with a cover letter referencing your relevant experience.