Careers at Krotos

PHP Developer at Krotos Ltd

Published: 06/10/2021

Location: Edinburgh, UK or remote (GMT Overlap)

Krotos designs and distributes audio software. Our mission is to change the way people design and perform sound. This position is for a full stack PHP developer to take over the development and maintenance of our WordPress/WooCommerce website and store. Object oriented PHP and experience with MVC frameworks are both essential due to our reliance on custom functionality following the MVC design pattern.

Key objectives

  • Own and maintain the full web stack
  • Bring experience and expertise in both frontend and backend development
  • Maintain high performance and website availability

Responsibilities

  • Work with the product and marketing teams to architect, implement and deploy new website functionality and features
  • Effectively manage and maintain the website codebase
  • Write clean, efficient and well designed code
  • Improve and update existing infrastructure and code with a focus on performance, compatibility and security
  • Availability to respond to website issues at short notice

Required Skills

  • Strong knowledge of PHP, WordPress and WooCommerce
  • Experience with object oriented PHP programming
  • Experience with at least one PHP MVC framework e.g. Laravel, Symfony
  • MySQL
  • HTML5/CSS3/SASS
  • Javascript/Webpack/React/Svelte
  • Use of the Composer package manager
  • Responsive UI implementation
  • WP custom plugin development
  • AWS
  • REST API design and implementation
  • Version control using Git

Desired Skills

  • Experience working as part of an Agile or Scrum team
  • TDD/BDD
  • CI/CD
  • Elasticsearch
  • Knowledge of UI/UX best practices
  • Interest in sound and audio production

How to Apply:

Please submit the following

  • CV
  • Cover letter

If both aspects are not included, we will not be able to review your application.

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