Senior PHP Developer

Company Details

Decagon is an Elite Software Development Training Institute that runs a 6-month intense software and leadership training, focused on transforming Nigerian youths into world-class software developers and leaders in the tech industry even if they cannot pay. We are employing to fill the job post below:

Employment Title: Senior PHP Developer

Area: Remote
Employment Type: Full Time/ Permanent
Reports to: CTO


  • To develop ideas, strategize concepts and extend the company’s skill base by using emerging technologies.

Position Description

  • Writing advanced back-end code in PHP.
  • Experience creating custom WordPress Plugins, Themes & Blocks.
  • Troubleshooting application and code issues.
  • You know SQL and how to write efficient queries.
  • Able to translate UIs into markup languages. HTML & CSS.
  • Finalizing back-end features and testing web applications.
  • Updating and altering application features to enhance performance.

Qualifications & Skill Sets

  • 12 – 15 years experience in PHP full-stack.
  • Experience with WordPress.
  • Excellent command of PHP7+ & Javascript.
  • In-depth understanding of object-oriented PHP programming.
  • Previous experience creating scalable applications.
  • Proficient with Git workflow and Github Actions.
  • Excellent MVC web applications experience.
  • Solid Enterprise Architecture experience.
  • Experience in the practical application of a range of software development methodologies.
  • Documenting functional and non-functional technical requirements.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and ability to work within deadlines.
  • Ability to multitask on several projects and manage workflow.
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest trends, innovations, cultures and new technical developments/ changes within the industry.

Benefits of Working at Decagon

  • Decagon offers an energized, upbeat environment that strongly fosters employee work-life balance.
  • A work culture that rewards goal-oriented professionals who enjoy meeting challenges head-on.
  • Great/flexible work culture – as long as you get the work done.
  • Amazing personal growth experience – at one of the fastest-growing start-ups in Nigeria.
  • Access to/ budget for continuous learning and improvement.
  • Pension and health plan.
  • Working with a motivated and talented team.
  • More importantly, an opportunity to transform the Software Engineering ecosystem in Nigeria and beyond.
Application Closing Date

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