Senior PHP Symfony Developer

  • Information Technology
  • Cape Town
  • 12/12/2023
  • Wage Agreement
  • Full Time
  • Urgent

We are seeking an experienced Senior Full Stack Developer with a minimum of 8 years of hands-on experience in web application development using PHP, specifically with either Laravel or Symfony frameworks. The ideal candidate should be highly proficient in both frontend and backend technologies, with a strong focus on problem-solving and a solution-driven approach. This individual will play a key role in removing impediments and guiding the team to successful project deliveries while providing support to junior team members and consistently delivering on their own assignments.


  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design comprehensive web-based solutions using PHP (Laravel or Symfony).
  • Lead the development of complex features and functionalities for frontend and backend components.
  • Overcome impediments and hurdles to ensure smooth project progress and team productivity.
  • Mentor and support junior team members through technical guidance and code reviews.
  • Independently execute on assigned deliverables with high-quality PHP code.
  • Participate in architectural discussions to enhance system scalability and performance.
  • Conduct thorough testing and debugging to maintain application reliability.
  • Stay updated with the latest PHP, Laravel, or Symfony trends to improve team capabilities.


  • Minimum of 8 years of professional experience in full stack web development with PHP.
  • Proficiency in frontend technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and modern frameworks.
  • Strong expertise in server-side PHP programming with Laravel or Symfony.
  • Experience working with databases like MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, or others.
  • Proven track record of overcoming technical challenges.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor and assist junior developers.
  • Commitment to delivering high-quality code and products.
  • Solid understanding of version control systems like Git and experience with collaboration tools such as Jira.
  • Experience in integrating third-party APIs and web services.
  • Knowledge of deployment processes and tools like Jenkins or similar continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) systems.
  • Familiarity with the AWS ecosystem, including services like EC2, S3, RDS, etc.

Job Types: Permanent, Full-time

Salary: R15,000.00 - R50,000.00 per month


  • PHP: 5 years (Preferred)