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PHP Web Developer





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Job Description:

Kilkenny is home to Ireland’s largest collection of Irish designers, and the company has been synonymous with promoting the finest in Irish design for over 50 years. Kilkenny currently have 17 own brand stores, two sister brand shops known as Christy’s and an online store.

The Kilkenny Group currently have a requirement for a PHP Web Developer to join our Technology Team. Working closely with the IT Manager, you will be responsible for providing technical expertise for the implementation of web solutions in support of the company’s digital strategy. You will build, transform and strengthen systems that coincide with enterprise standards, this includes being responsible for managing and developing back end services, server side logic, database management, ensuring high performance and integration of front-end elements. In addition, your opinion will be highly sought in order to recommend technical improvements that will continue to maintain our strong brand.

Technical skills required:

Experience with PHP frameworks (Magento platform)
Experience working with integrations; REST API’s, including authentication
Experience with Web servers and services (AWS, Azure)
Experience with front-end technologies and styling such as JavaScript, HTML, CSS, SASS, LESS
Experience with DevOps, LAMP
Experience in UI development (Mobile Preferable)
Experience implementing and developing plugins for CMS solutions
Magento, Opencart & WordPress platforms - nice to have
Experience creating and implementing technical specifications
Proficient in DOM manipulation
Proficient in optimizing web performance
Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
Knowledge of best practises
Knowledge of object oriented PHP programming
Knowledge of frontend security, including XSS vulnerabilities, CSRF, CORS and token security (storage and transfer)
Knowledge of Node, NPM and webpack - an advantage
Personal Skills:

Problem Solving
Critical Thinking
Good standard of communication, both written and verbal
Comfortable liaising with clients
Ambition to consistently improve as a developer
Ability to work under pressure
Good time management
Collaborate and works well within a close-knit team
Due to the large number of applicants for this role we will only be contacting the successful candidates. Thank you.


Permanent / Full-time

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