Demonstrable experience with PHP (MVC) including OOP, security, refactoring & design patterns.
Excellent knowledge of Laravel framework and experience building factories/facades/libraries using abstract classes, interfaces, and traits.
Experience in unit testing using testing frameworks like PHPUnit/phpspec.
Good knowledge of RDBMS (MySQL/MS SQL/PostgreSQL), database designing, and query optimization techniques. Experience in NoSQL (MongoDB/DynamoDB) databases will be an added advantage.
Hands on experience in RESTful API design and development including implementation of oAuth2.0 for authentication and authorization.
Experience in micro-services development will be an added advantage.
Working knowledge of version controlling systems like Git, clear understanding of Gitflow workflow, repository management tools like BitBucket and understanding of overall CI/CD process.
Working knowledge of cloud servers (AWS/Heroku/Rackspace/Digital Ocean/Linode), related services and server administration like setting up Apache/Nginx, php-fpm etc. Other nice to have, but not mandatory:
Ability to make composer packages.
Worked with webpack, [login to view URL], and Babel for browser support.
Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
Excellent communication (verbal/written) skills.