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Back End Developer (PHP / Laravel)

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Bangsar South, Kuala Lumpur

About The Job

Job Duties
  • Build web services and web applications using primarily PHP
  • Integrate the UI created by front-end developers with server-side logic
  • Use best practices in software design to build reusable code and libraries
  • Build secure, fast and scalable web applications
  • Implementation of database schemas
  • Identify issues and implement solutions to complex problems in large scale backend infrastructure
  • Work closely with the PM, front-end and design teams to define feature specifications and build the next generation products

Job Requirements

Must Have: 
  • Proficiency in PHP, HTML, JavaScript and Relational Databases (MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL) is a must
  • Experience working with an MVC Framework such as Laravel (considered a plus), Symfony, CakePHP, Zend or CodeIgniter
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git and Git Flow

Good to Have: 
  • Experience in Caching servers such as memcached, Redis
  • Basic Experience in Test Driven Development environment and the use of unit testing suites
  • Basic server management in Linux (Ubuntu/CentOS)
  • Development using a MacOS environment

Soft Skills:
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadline
  • Excellent personal organisation and the ability to prioritise and carry out multiple tasks
  • Ability to solve problems and adapt quickly to new amendments
  • Comfortable working without routine supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with all level of people

Our Culture


To simplify and improve lives using technology.


At WorkerzDIRECT, we use technology to improve everything from hiring of migrant workers to remittances and financial services across Asia. We work with governments, telecommunication companies, financial services providers and the community to create a social impact in the countries that we operate in.