Date Posted: 2019-04-15 | Date Modified: 2019-04-15 | Expires: 2019-05-15

Full Stack PHP Developer

Job Description

About us:
We are an international company with offices in the UK, Portugal, US and UAE. The Virtual Forge works with organisations to create digital and technology platforms to drive transformation, develop capabilities and deliver digital and transactional experiences that build a business around the world.
We are looking for a talented Full Stack PHP Developer to work with us on a dynamic project for one of our international clients.

You will be based on our riverside office in Lisbon.

Role Overview:
We are looking for a Full Stack PHP Developer to join our amazing team. You should have knowledge on BackEnd & FrontEnd technologies, have frontend skills (like Javascript), have good backend knowledge such PHP 5.6 and also willing to learn new technologies and be responsible to maintain the product according to the needs of the client.

What you will do:
Updating MySQL records from the spreadsheet. Example 'delete this list of users', 'update a table with this list of status'
Editing PNG file to meet specific dimensions and replace the background colour
Manipulate database records to manually enable/disable application modules
Write custom re-usable queries for clients in MySQL
Writing CSS to style form for clients
Add locale to app server (ubuntu) and experience with locales, right to left pages, ASCII / UTF-8 / ISO-1185 encoding
Debug integrations with third parties through replicating post/get API requests (we work with a number of partners to run background checks etc who rely on API integration)
Debug JavaScript
Oauth / Rest experience and debug
Upload video to S3, then write HTML page to play video from S3
Barcode generation and standards ( QR, PDF417, i2of5, code128)
Encryption, public key, private key, passphrase
2-factor concepts
Understanding MySQL concepts to write saved searches. Good knowledge of advanced system usage.
DNS record management through route 53 and also supporting clients with DNS setup. SPF and DKIM are the main ones used
Debug IE/mobile issues with CSS/Jquery

Essential Skills:
HTML5, CSS and JavaScript
PHP 5.6+
MySQL 5.6+

What do you need to do:
Send your CV in English to
Gross Salary expectation and availability

At The Virtual Forge we recruit talent directly. Therefore we don't need a response from recruitment companies. Thanks for understanding.


Essential Skills:
HTML5, CSS and JavaScript
PHP 5.6+
MySQL 5.6+

Preferred Skills:

UNIX system admin
Excel/Google Spreadsheets
SilverStripe knowledge is a plus
Basic photo manipulation (Photoshop, Gimp)
AWS Basics (VPC, RDS, EC2, S3)
Bootstrap UI elements



Language Requirements


Education Degree


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Job Criteria

Job Type

Full Time


#Information Technology and Services

Job Location

Portugal - Lisbon





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