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PHP Engineer

Type Contract

Salary Negotiable

Location Dublin City Centre

Ref # 7892

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Barden are delighted to partner with the Software Engineering Director of a Global Business who essentially build the Tech & Tools that allow millions of Buyers connect Worldwide.

We are supporting them on 3 key Software Engineering hires:

  • Junior PHP Engineer (3-5 years’ experience)
  • Mid-level PHP Engineer (5-8 years’ experience)
  • Senior PHP Engineer (8+ years’ experience)

You’ll have the chance to engage with every facet of the organization’s web-stack, predominantly centred around PHP, complemented by data analysis using MySQL. These are 15 month contracts, offering an excellent opportunity to accumulate valuable experience in a highly positive work environment. It’s a Hybrid role, the team comes into the Dublin City Centre office 1-2 days per week.

“These Engineers will be key members of an integral team within our overall business. This team acts as an important support to our payment regulation’s function who focus on how money is routed in the most efficient, compliant, and cost saving way, globally.” Software Engineering Director


  • Here you’ll get to learn and iterate in a world full of high impact changes to our clients’ payments platform on a Global scale.
  • You’ll need to think deeply about the payments eco system, payments processors, database sharding, replication, performance, stability, metrics, integration resiliency and more!
  • Daily you’ll juggle the responsibilities of pushing code with monitoring and dashboard inspecting.


  • Strong PHP experience, preferably in an Agile environment
  • You can write basic SQL queries for fetching and analysing transactional data.
  • You’re comfortable using Agile methods, like picking up stories/tasks from a project (Jira) board.
  • You are passionate about delivering clean, readable, and tested code.
  • For the more senior engineers, experience with Big Query, MySQL and the likes of Google Suite, Workday and Slack, are also desired.

Hi, we’re Barden.  We’re the Partner Led Talent Advisory & Recruitment Firm that puts Talent first. With practices across Accounting & Tax, Business Support, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Legal, Supply Chain, and Technology, we help build world-class teams for Ireland’s top companies and we help top Talent achieve their ambitions.Simple.

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With over 21 years of recruitment experience, Ed Leads our Technology Talent Advisory and Recruitment practice here in Barden supporting professionals across Projects/Change, Security, Analytics, Infrastructure, DevOps & Development, and related areas. Ed and his highly experienced colleagues focus on helping CIOs and CEOs build their technology teams, across all sectors, from retail to banking to pharma to manufacturing. Ed is CIPD Qualified and holds an MBA from Trinity College Dublin.

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