Web Applications Developer

Galway, IE/  Salary: Competitive

The EssentialSkillz team is looking for a talented and experienced PHP Developer who would like to be involved in leading-edge development.

EssentialSkillz was founded in Galway in 2001 and is the market leading provider of Health & Safety eLearning in the UK. We require passionate people who care about making a contribution to join our equally committed team in Galway and play an integral part in our future growth and success.

  • We enjoy success through the delivery of results
  • We build long-term relationships based on honesty and reliability
  • We develop a sense of belonging, enjoyment and fulfillment
  • We enjoy a work environment of trust and collaboration


  • 2+ years practical object-oriented PHP experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of SQL (preferably MySQL)
  • HTML/CSS/Javascript


  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to understand and work with existing source code
  • Good problem-solving skills with a "can-do" attitude
  • Experience with SVN / GIT

Additional requirements:

  • Knowledge of MVC frameworks (CakePHP, CodeIgniter, Laravel, Zend, ...)
  • Documenting your work
  • EU working permit

What we offer:

  • Work in a development team working on B2B web applications
  • Contribute to suggestions/improvements to the software
  • Exposure to latest tools/technologies like REST, HTML5 / CSS3, jQuery, Node.js, MongoDB, SSO, LDAP
  • Exposure to e-learning industry (SCORM, xAPI, ...)


practical object-oriented PHP 2+ years
Education: Bachelor's Degree required

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