About You

To lead the team of PHP developers and projects. To use PHP to develop applications to support the deployment of content and classified listings. To develop web applications using PHP and Object Oriented programming techniques to support a variety of web interfaces.

Your Day-to-Day

Software Development:

  • Lead development team in design, optimisation, support and maintenance our website
  • Build effective web modules that will aid and enhance user browsing experience
  • Support and maintain existing web applications
  • Assist in overall planning, researching, developing and testing
  • Keep up to date and stay abreast with latest web technologies, standards and programming techniques
  • Produce design documentation in line with the project scope and deliverables; comprising the following:
    o Data Design
    o Activity Diagrams
    o Other design artefacts as required
  • Mentor and assist other developers to use proper PHP development techniques - role model and set the standard by which PHP applications are developed at iCar Asia
  • Strong knowledge on web design technologies, protocols, standards and frameworks
  • Development using Test Driven Development (TDD) methodology

Process Improvement:

  • Constructively challenge and discuss opportunities/alternatives
  • Optimize queries, indexes, stored procedures and other to increase throughput, availability, scalability, redundancy, superior performance and quick recoverability
  • Perform PHP technology reviews during implementation to ensure that the organisation is ready to adopt the project changes
  • Gather stakeholder feedback at various phases of the project
  • Be the owner and communicator of the PHP development activities: communications, training, operations, and facilities

Code Documentation :

  • Maintain code of existing applications
  • Analyse and fix data irregularities and write code when necessary to fix problems
  • Optimize code to increase throughput, availability, scalability, redundancy, superior performance and quick recoverability
  • Ensure that all code for the project is version controlled, kept up to date, circulated as appropriate in an agreed standard format

Personal Development and Teamwork :

    • Demonstrate flexibility in operating as part of a team
    • Demonstrate an awareness of personal development needs and actively participates in self development activities
    • Motivate team members and manage team performance
    • Understand and support the performance management process
    • Is aware of and complies with all company policies

    General :

    • Collaborate with the Management, undertake any other duties or projects that may be reasonably required by the Management or that may be reasonably foreseen through proactive role engagement and deal with matters arising in a timely and effective manner

    You Know How

    • Undergraduate degree or equivalent, preferably in an IT-related field
      • Sound knowledge in:

      o Technologies/Languages: PHP, mySQL, Open Source and commercial CMSs

      o Operating Systems: Linux, Windows

      • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
      • Solid, demonstrable team management experience (likely 3 years +)
      • Demonstrated ability to independently time manage, and deliver to deadlines
      • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
      • Ability to read communication styles of team members and stakeholders who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines. Hence, able to proactively initiate, develop, and maintain effective working relationships with team members
      • Familiarity and experience working in multidisciplinary teams
      • Very high standard of accuracy, presentation and attention to detail