Our studio is a 10 min walk from the sea, parks and the shops. We provide table tennis, drinks, breakfast, regular lunches and social events. We are also lucky enough to have an amazing Thai restaurant opposite.

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We are a group of designers and developers who take pride in the quality of the work we produce. We understand that the right environment, the right equipment and the right team spirit are critical.

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PHP Developer

Si digital has been growing steadily and we are now looking for a PHP Developer to join the team in our Southsea studio.

  • A competitive salary, which will be discussed with the right candidate(s) at the interview
  • 33.5 hour week and half day Fridays
  • Realistic project deadlines and excellent work/life balance
  • Support from the company to help train and develop you going forwards
  • A 27" iMac and the freedom to use the tools you are comfortable with
  • Free breakfast
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Creative, friendly place to work
  • Regular meals and drinks out as a team
  • Ping pong in the studio
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Our ideal candidate is one with commercial experience and have a real passion for building secure and complex backend systems. You will be working closely with various members of the team to produce a variety of exciting projects for our clients. It's crucial you are involved with all decision making throughout the project's lifespan so you will be in direct contact with the client from inception to launch.

The typical Si digital stack

  • Zend Framework 3 with Docker
  • AWS - EC2, Lambda, SNS, SQS, RDS
  • Node.js for backend micro services or for Server Side Rendering React apps
  • ReactJS with SSR and Webpack

You may not have experience with any/all of the above, but if you have a passion to learn something new we'd still love to chat to you.

Essential skills

  • Excellent PHP knowledge. We use Zend Framework 2/3, but if you are comfortable with Symfony/Laravel etc we welcome the opportunity for you to learn a new framework here.
  • Passion to learn new technologies
  • Excellent communication skills over email and phone

Beneficial skills

  • Knowledge of AWS services, we use a wide range for various microservices including Lambda, SNS, SQS
  • Experience with Node.js, we have a number of applications that utilise AWS Lambda to offload computation heavy tasks such as PDF generation at scale using Node and Lambda
  • Version control (Git)
  • A love for container services such as Docker
  • Experience with front end development including vanilla Javascript

If you feel you are the right person for this role please get in touch with a copy of your CV and a Cover Letter explaining why you should join the Si digital team.

Want to be part of our team?

Apply now Please attach your CV to the email along with your cover letter.