Senior PHP Developer
Zando
Cape Town, Western Cape
36d ago

Position at Zando

Zando was founded by Rocket Internet AG in 2012 and since then has grown exponentially to become South Africa’s biggest online fashion store.

Zando’s holding company the Jumia Group is Africa’s leading digital player with more than 10 different market leading verticals in more than 20 countries.

Our passion for customer experience, knowledge in eCommerce as well as our drive to innovate are the basis for our success that we share with investors such as MTN, Milicom, Goldman Sachs and Orange.

Rocket Internet AG is one of the most successful Internet incubators globally responsible for starting more than 100 market leading e-

commerce companies. Comparable to Zalando in Europe, Zando is South Africa’s largest online retail fashion store with a Head Office based in Cape Town and warehouses in Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg.

As a Senior PHP Developer you will design and develop complex web applications and modules for our eCommerce platform. Furthermore you will optimize our platform for scalability during peak traffic hours.

Adhering to agile SW-development methodologies you will also ensure code quality and enforce best practices by communicating and sharing them to team members.

Keywords :

  • PHP 5 OOP, Laravel, Zend Framework, Yii, MVC
  • HTML5, CSS, Sass, jQuery
  • PHPUnit,
  • REST, JSON, SOAP
  • Ubuntu, Mac OS X, Nginx, MySQL, Memcache, Solr / Elasticsearch
  • You come with :

  • Knowledge of most of the keywords described above.
  • Good understanding of Clean Code practices.
  • Several years of experience in development with PHP5 OOP (Zend Framework experience is a plus, Yii, Symfony, Laravel and CakePHP are also valued).
  • Experience with MySQL.
  • A proactive, goal-oriented, reliable and self-structured way of working.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Ability to live the Zando values :
  • Delivers customer satisfaction;
  • Leads completely;
  • Embraces and drives change;
  • Goes the extra mile;
  • Is adventurous, open-minded and creative;
  • Creates fun and a positive team spirit.
  • We offer :

  • Everyday use of modern development tools / frameworks.
  • High degrees of responsibility and autonomy.
  • Great opportunities for personal and professional growth.
  • Attractive working environment in a dynamically growing eCommerce sector involving steep training curves and flat command structure.
  • A valid Green South African ID required.
  • This position is in line with our company employment equity plan
  • Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
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