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PHP Developer - Server Team

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Recruiter: MagicLab
Listed on: 28th January
Location: London
Salary/Rate: Competitive + Benefits
Salary Notes: Competitive + Benefits
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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PHP Developer - Server Team
MagicLab is seeking an expert PHP Developer to help in the ongoing development of our large scale web application. This role will be focused on backend coding and database design, and will require your participation in the development process from design through to deployment and support. 

Participate in a creation of a very large scale web application (PHP/MySQL, millions of users, over 1 billion dynamic requests to the backend daily) and see the results of your efforts in a matter of days
Write backend code and design databases (no client-side coding required)
Actively participate in the whole process of development, from initial design to deployment and support
Proactively communicate with colleagues to refine application design
Suggest and implement high-tech, innovative solutions
Optimise web applications, look for bottlenecks and, as and when necessary, implement visualisation and monitoring systems


Proven web application development experience
Good knowledge of PHP Experience in relational databases and SQL, preferably MySQL
Understanding how to optimise and fine-tune web applications that use MySQL or other external data sources
Knowledge of *nix console environment
Good computer science and internet technology background
Strong will to learn new stuff
Words like caching, sharding, replication, reliability are familiar to you
Russian Language - both verbal and written is required

Why MagicLab?
We are proud to be the largest dating network in the world, with over 500 million users across 190 countries. Online dating has more than doubled in the last decade, and it is estimated that the global online dating market could be worth $12 billion next year. We continually innovate so that we can provide the best technology and user experience for people to meet because we believe that happiness is better shared.