Senior PHP Software Engineer Job in Kenya

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Senior PHP Software Engineer Job in Kenya

Senior PHP Software Engineer

Job Description.

As part of the Software Engineering team, you will build software solutions across a multitude of domains, ensuring that each project is done with scalability, maintainability, performance, security and operational excellence in mind. You will also assist in debugging and troubleshooting applications when issues arise in a timely fashion. And continuously innovate: Search for a better solution. Then top it!

You will report to a Software Engineering Manager who is on a mission to deliver high-value projects built to world-class engineering standards. You must be based in one of these countries Nigeria, South Africa, Ghana, Kenya, or Rwanda.

What you will be doing:

  • Pick up and solve more complex software development tasks.
  • Contribute to the continuous integration and delivery of applications.
  • Write clean and optimised code for primarily backend applications.
  • Work with SQL and non-relational database management systems.
  • Demonstrate strong ability to Interact or consume APIs and help design new API services.

  • Participate in code reviews while supporting and guiding the team to deliver quality code.
  • Contribute to client meetings and deliver the best service and technology solutions.
  • Log timesheets on for the billing of clients.
  • Consistently write high-quality production-ready code that is easily testable, reusable, easily understood by other developers, and accounts for edge cases and errors. 
  • Contribute to documentation, functional specifications, and design documents when required using the best engineering practices and leveraging the latest technology. 
  • Lead the implementation and maintenance of quality code practices including but not limited to practising test-driven development by writing unit tests, functional or UI tests.

What you must have:

  • Excellent knowledge of PHP, specifically PHP 7 & 8.
  • Strong knowledge of one or both more top PHP frameworks e.g. Laravel, Symfony etc.
  • Extensive knowledge of either Apache or Nginx.
  • Strong understanding of REST API design concepts & implementation in PHP.
  • Good understanding of object-oriented programming and associated concepts.
  • Familiarity with relational databases such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQL Server etc.
  • Basic understanding of potential security threats (e.g. SQL injection, XSS) along with mitigation approaches.
  • Knowledge of cloud-native architecture.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good problem-solving and debugging skills.
  • A willingness to always improve

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