Senior PHP Developer

Cape Town, Western Cape
Work Type: Full Time


Reports To

Head of Product


This is what you tell people at parties:

I am part of an international super-fast growing tech company and we are revolutionising hoteliers around the globe. RoomRaccoon is awarded the world's best Hotel Management System for 2 years in a row and empowers hoteliers to run their property way more effectively. Our growing team of 91 heads is working from 10 offices all over the world!


Your role

The successful candidate will work with our highly efficient team of developers. We are looking for a PHP Developer who writes clean PHP code to a high standard, in a timely and scalable way that improves the code-base of our products in meaningful ways. We need someone who is a fan of Vanilla PHP and must feel confident with it. 

  • Code development and architecture based on development lead specifications.

  • Collaborate with other developers

  • Collaboration with the Lead Developer and Product Owner

  • Contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle

  • Develop and deploy new features to facilitate related procedures and tools if necessary


You will be accountable for

  • Support projects through testing, reviewing, and fixing defects as necessary.

  • Being part of Dev team, writing PHP code contributing to defined sprints

  • Design and deliver scalable, secure code that enables our digital offering


Our perfect fit has/is

  • BSc Computer Engineering or Computer Science or Relevant Software Related Qualification

  • 5+ years’ relevant experience in a similar role

  • Previous working experience as a PHP Developer for 5+ years

  • Solid experience on PHP 8, MySQL, Sass, Vue.js, Git, REST

  • Excellent communication skills in order to both understand the needs of the project but also give feedback to stakeholders and input to other team members

  • Contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle

  • Design, code, and maintain applications using best practices

  • Troubleshoot, test, and maintain the core product software and databases to ensure strong optimization and functionality

  • Solid troubleshooting skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Knowledge and experience with one or more development methodologies

  • Extensive knowledge of software development and its technologies

  • Strong knowledge of user interfaces

  • Must work well within an agile software development environment

  • Ability to work with an international team with international customers in different time zones.

  • Ability to remain flexible and adapt to changing priorities with promptness, efficiency, and ease

  • Possess proficient analytical and decision-making skills.

  • Fluent in English


Shares our core values:




4. 🀝  DEAL’S A DEAL  

5. πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘¦  EMPOWER ANOTHER



  • Working in a vibrant international fast growing company

  • Unlimited learning & growth potential

  • Your ideas and performance making a big difference in our organisation and the global hotel industry

  • Work hard, Play hard mentality. We love celebrating successes together!

  • Employee Equity Scheme

  • Regular trips to Europe for trainings & celebrational ceremonies (International Week)

  • Annual RoomRaccoon Hotel Experience

  • Friday lunches are on us

  • Annual salary increases

  • Training & Development opportunities


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