PHP developers (319)



ZAR/annum + CTC

Job Location
- South Africa -- City of Cape Town Metro -- Cape Town

Job Type

25 November 2016

A highly reputable E-commerce company based in Cape Town are looking for a highly talented PHP Software Engineer to join our team.

The engineering role involves working on their production system in the Production team.

You need to be strong in both root cause analysis and driving to action – in other words, you need to be a thinker and a doer.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Develop a deep understanding of the business and existing systems
  • Interpret business requirements into engineering tasks
  • Implement enhancements and fixes to the courier system
  • Identify opportunities for proactive code refactoring

Attributes required:

  • Solutions-oriented, can-do attitude and high energy
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking, using data to inform decisions
  • Ability to disaggregate and structure solutions to ambiguous problems
  • Solid quantitative skills
  • Ability to interact professionally with internal and external people
  • Capability to present ideas succinctly, in writing and verbally
  • Versatile and with the appetite to learn by doing 
  • Demonstrated passion for understanding ambiguous, complex problems and driving high quality, innovative, clean technical solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences, including technical and non-technical individuals. 


  • Experience in writing robust, efficient production code.
  • Experience with SQL database systems,
  • Experience with development in a Linux environment,
  • PHP, JSON, HTTP proficient,
  • An understanding of computer science fundementals
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience in an e-commerce environment would be to your advantage


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Lance Botha

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