Senior PHP Developer for Ciklum Client

Islamabad, Pakistan



On behalf of our Client, Ciklum is looking for a Senior PHP Developer to join the Islamabad team on a full-time basis.

The developer shall be responsible for both back-end and front-end development, including creating custom themes and plugins.This position requires a combination of programming skills (namely PHP, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript) and aesthetics (understanding element arrangements on the screen, the color and font choices, and so on).

The candidate should have a strong experience in WordPress development, any PHP framework and Firebase. Experience with the responsive and adaptive design is required. Also an understanding of the deployment strategies is preferred.


  • Designing and implementing new features and functionality
  • Establishing and guiding the website’s architecture
  • Ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the CMS
  • Helping formulate an effective, responsive design and turning it into a working theme/plugin
  • Interacting with APIs for authenticating the users and sharing the data with different external services


  • Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Ability to understand CSS changes and their ramifications to ensure consistent style across platforms and browsers
  • Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into WordPress
  • Extensive experience of PHP (OOP) back-end development
  • Strong working experience with RESTful APIs and understanding of Firebase
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools like Git

Personal skills

  • Good analytical skills
  • Good team player, motivated to solve complex tasks
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated, self-disciplined and result-oriented
  • Strong attention to details and accuracy

What's in it for you

  • Unique working environment where you communicate and work directly with client
  • Variety of knowledge sharing, training and self-development opportunities
  • Competitive salary
  • State of the art, cool, centrally located offices with warm atmosphere which creates really good working conditions