Studio 29

Junior / Mid PHP Developer with Laravel experience

  • Location Cape Town - CBD, Western Cape
  • Category
  • Job Type Permanent
  • Salary Negotiable
  • Ref # 5170


Our client is a South African start-up funded by a US-based media development agency and a rising fintech player in the South African scene, based in Waterkant Cape Town.

Job Mission

Your mission is to build a best of breed software product while gaining valuable industry-related knowledge for kickstarting your career.



• Design, innovate and solve complex problems inherent in operating a potentially large scale fintech platform.

• Implement new features and enhancements within our software stack (AWS, PHP Laravel, MySQL, HTML, CSS and Javascript)

• Play a role in reviewing code and approving of work as part of the software development process.

• Use prescribed tools and work according to the established Prospa software development process.

• Experience with PHP, specifically OOP and Laravel >5.0.

• Entry level proficiency in MySQL, Redis, Memcached or related storage technologies.

• Competency with cloud computing, Amazon Web Services would be advantageous.

• Experience with Git and Linux beneficial.


• Work closely with CTO

• Participate in planning for future features and improvements.

• Deliver software according to agreed timelines

• Good communicator as regards technical and business/ functional aspects of assigned work.

• Be comfortable working in an agile and fast-paced environment.

• Team player and willing to go beyond the call of duty when the need arises.

• Assist Project CTO and Product Manager with compilation of technical specifications.

• Tenacity and the ability to solve software bugs.


• Keep abreast with industry trends, new technologies and best practice in the software development space.

• Constantly innovate and raise the bar of software quality.

• Proactively improve products, systems, processes.

• Be eager to learn


• Relevant university degree/diploma not a must but would be advantageous.

• Available to start asap would be advantageous.