Symfony Developer

Symfony Developer

  • Post Date:January 18, 2018
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  • Daily rate £450 +
    Contract length 3 months

Job Description

Location – London
Contract length – 3 Months
Day rate – £400-£450pd

Job scope:

LynxPro are looking for a self-starter with at least 5 year’s experience developing back end solutions for websites and web applications. You will be proficient writing and reviewing code in PHP and JavaScript, with appropriate HTML and CSS skills. A key skill you value is problem solving and developing the architecture for applications such as large-scale user systems. You’ll be an advocate of agile processes and appreciate the value of good documentation.

Duties and responsibilities:

Symfony Developer

  • Develop well documented, standards compliant and efficient code
  • Design and maintain databases
  • Contribute to the architecture and scoping process of new builds
  • Deploy and maintain websites, in the test and live environments
  • Identify any workload issues, but deliver on commitments made
  • Take responsibility for own personal development by staying current with trends, relevant articles and suggestions for training.
  • Travel to off-site locations when necessary
  • Review and contribute to Digital SoW and documentation to ensure feasibility of technical approaches proposed
  • Ensuring live documentation of work is maintained and annotation of code up to date
  • Contribute and draft tasks as Assembla or Jira tickets for user-stories defined in project–scoping stage alongside digital project manager
  • Contribute and review to Functional and Technical Documents when required
  • Ensure all code is de-bugged pre-QA and UAT
  • Maintain due diligence and peer review of team’s work
  • Ensure realistic time estimates are given


Performance standards:

  • Deliverables meet the brief
  • Deliverables are standards compliant
  • Deliverables are extensible and scalable and re-use is born in mind throughout the development cycle
  • Status of the delivery of all work is communicated effectively
  • Work is carried out in a cost-effective and time-effective manner
  • Work is delivered to agreed deadlines
  • Work carried out with other team members is done collaboratively and with shared responsibility
  • Maintain a professional attitude and demeanor at all times
  • Makes an identifiable contribution to the Digital Team’s professional, technical and social development
  • Knowledge of and interest in web development and its application to education is demonstrated to clients and colleagues
  • Communication with colleagues and clients is professionally presented and well written

Required skills:

  • Demonstrable ability to translate requirements into code
  • Excellent technical skills – the ability to write clean code
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent PHP skills, also good use of frameworks such as Symfony and wider PHP MVC knowledge
  • Excellent SQL skills and working knowledge of MySQL & PostgreSQL
  • Experience with Apache & NGINX
  • Good written skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Mastery of GIT not only as source control but also in development team workflows and continuous integration systems
  • Experience in using Continuous Integration systems such as Bamboo and Jenkins