PHP Developer - DevOps at leading investment banking based fintech

at Issufy in London

PHP Developer - DevOps at leading investment banking based fintech

This is a fantastic opportunity to be at the cutting edge of financial technology with a team that is leading the development of the investment banking industry. Issufy is a fast growing and innovative financial technology startup company operating in the investment banking space with a unique and sophisticated product base. We deal with the largest banks and asset managers in the world. Based in Central London (City area), we have a leading team comprised of leading investment bankers, investment professionals and technologists. This is a full time role is based in Central London – please do not apply if you are not based in London (or are willing to relocate to London).

As an Issufy professional you will help take the lead in managing the software development process from specification to development, testing and stakeholder sign-off to deployment, working with a PHP, Java, JavaScript and SQL based tech stack. We are passionate about making sure we work in a technology-driven environment and you will have the chance to work with senior leadership and exert a great deal of influence on the technical future. For the successful candidate, and with time, there are significant potential leadership opportunities available in a fast paced, high intensity environment with lots of learning.

As the successful Issufy-er, your day-to-day will include:
 Working on secure web applications and robust systems in investment banking.
 Improving existing applications by enhancing cloud performance, security, reliability.
 Building scalable deployment pipelines to allow rapid software release - all whilst up skilling yourself with technologies such as Docker and cloud
 Designing scalable and maintainable components of technical solutions to meet customer. functional/non-functional requirements. Working on an agile, cross-functional team consisting of developers, testers, business consultants, UE consultants, and PMs.
 Working with the latest in cloud infrastructure and helping maintain and monitor Issufy’s cloud infrastructure.

As our ideal Issufy-er, you will have:
 At least 2-3 years of professional working experience
 Good understanding of command line with linux/ubuntu and Amazon Web Services (AWS)
 Experience with LAMP stack, Elastic search and Caching Technologies
 Good experience of managing PostgreSQL backup, recovery and security. Experience in optimizing existing database queries.
 Experience with GIT
 Knowledge of Elastic Beanstalk and experience of CI/CD and continuous testing activities
 Experience designing, developing, and consuming RESTful APIs.
 Good web application development experience with experience working on legacy code.
 knowledge/experience with OOP (object oriented programming) in PHP.
 Good understanding of MVC frameworks such as Laravel 5.x.
 Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

Nice to have, but non-essentials:
 Experience with JavaScript frameworks such as AngularJS.
 TDD (Test Driven Development) knowledge using PHPUnit.
 Knowledge of programming patterns / practice.
 Experience of working with remote team
For more information please contact us and ask for Nawaz or Latif on 020 8528 1819 or

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Published at 11 Feb 2018
Expires on 11 Apr 2018