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Job Posting:
Webgains Seeks Senior PHP Developer (London, United Kingdom)
Sep 16, 2008 @ 08:45:56

Company Webgains
Location London, United Kingdom
Title Senior PHP Developer

The Company

Founded in 2004, Webgains is one of the leading European affiliate marketing networks. With offices in the UK, US, Spain, France, Germany, Sweden, Denmark and the Netherlands, Webgains are the fastest growing affiliate network in Europe facilitating trans-national transactions.

The Job

You will be designing and building systems on a PHP / MySQL platform. You will be improving existing functionality and building new features and systems. You will be involved in every step of the process including design, implementation, deployment, support and maintenance.

The systems you will be working on include :-

  • Ad delivery systems that provide a highly available service. It is expected to be available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • An information system that bulk processes large amounts of data from external sources, and makes it available in a variety of ways.
  • A reporting platform that provides real time information on data that is updated multiple times per minute.
  • An invoicing system that accepts and makes payments using a variety of 3rd Party systems, such as credit card processors and PayPal.

The systems you will be working on are heavily used and power a large number of other systems. A professional engineering approach is therefore essential.

You will be joining a team of four full-time staff. You will work closely with and report to the technical team leader. You will be serving customers in all Webgains countries, not just the UK.

The Candidate

We are looking for someone with a great attitude, specifically:

  • You value personal responsibility
  • You both expect and value integrity
  • You work well on your own but really enjoy working as part of a team
  • You are looking for a permanent position with a rapidly expanding company
  • You can work with the minimum of supervision
  • You like working in a small company environment
  • You love to delight customers

You will hold recognised computing qualifications and be highly competent in modular design, object oriented theory, regular expressions, logical and physical database design (including normalisation) and should be familiar with XML and ideally SOAP. Excellent HTML and JavaScript are pre-requisites.

You will also be experienced with MySQL, ideally using distributed databases, replication, full-text searching and transactions.

You should be able to demonstrate at least 3 years commercial experience in the above.

Experience in scalable and highly available environments is an advantage.

Experience with Linux system administration is an advantage.

Essential Skills

  • Object oriented PHP
  • System Design/Technical Architecture
  • SQL
  • HTML
  • JavaScript
  • MySQL

Please send your CV to jobs@webgains.com, including phpdelevoper.org in the subject of your email.

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