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PHP/Symfony Developer

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    PHP Development

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  • Contact:

    James Houghton

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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Lead Developer - PHP, Symfony, HTML

3 Month Contract

2 Days per week Central London 3 Days Remote work


My client are a financial organisation based in central London, they are looking for a highly skilled developer with excellent PHP, Symfony and web development experience.


Must have:

  • Web development (e.g. an understanding of HTML5)
  • Experience with Docker and docker-compose
  • Current experience with PHP (we use 7.2)
  • Current experience Symfony 2/3/4 (we use 4)
  • Current experience with behat/phpunit
  • PostgresQL experience (we use 10.1)
  • Understanding of GraphQL and the use of APIs.
  • Solid understanding of Dependency injection pattern.
  • Solid understanding of Software testing and continuous integration, continuous deployment principles and execution.
  • Can use vim and are comfortable with consoles
  • Very Comfortable with Mac Os - we use PHPStorm/WebStorm as default

Would like to have:

  • React 15/16 (and current experience with redux, redux-forms, apollo) and node
  • Some experience of software development using scrum - e.g. the person would understand sufficiently to able to slot in with the processes in place
  • Some exposure to Jira.
  • GraphQl experience using PHP


  • Strong communicator with can do attitude. Patient, flexible and affable
  • They take their job seriously and understand the importance of software engineering patterns in producing reliable software.