Junior PHP Developer

£20000 - £27500/annum
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Junior PHP Developer (Symfony/Laravel)

Are you interested in building engaging customer web applications? Experienced in modern PHP frameworks? Enjoy working in a fast moving agile environment? Yes? This could be the perfect opportunity for you!
Join our new team to help build the next level of Customer and Driver Engagement applications. Help continue to develop our Knowledge Portal and work on new exciting projects including our gamification framework, engage drivers by developing dynamic training campaigns and support our customers learning by developing our next level online course builder.
It’s a great time to join Microlise due to our continued growth and new opportunities and roles arising. We now have a new opportunity for a Junior PHP Developer. We are looking for people with experience in a similar role and with a good understanding of latest PHP frameworks.
As a Junior PHP Developer, you are responsible for building engaging web applications such as our Knowledge Portal, Rewards and Campaign frameworks engaging our customers in using Microlise technology. You will be using Symfony Framework to help build RESTful API’s to talk to our ReactJS front end. Building new and updated functionality defined by the product team, which includes using manual and automated testing techniques.
LAMP Developer | PHP Frameworks | Symfony | Laravel | React

Essential Requirements:
− Experience of working in a similar role
− Understanding of a fast moving Agile environment
− Experience of at least one PHP framework, ideally Symfony or Laravel
− Use of testing with Behat, PHPUnit and PHPSpec
− Knowledge of RESTful APIs
− Front end experience with HTML, CSS and JavaScript
− High demonstrable level of written / verbal communication skills
− Ability to work well under pressure and to strict deadlines
− Ability to prioritise own workload
− Team player
− Highly self-motivated

Desirable Requirements:
− Knowledge of ORM (with MySQL) and ODM (with MongoDB)
− Understanding of BDD and/or TDD
− Awareness of Headless/Detached CMS’s
− Knowledge of Continuous Integration environments such as TFS and Jenkins
− Knowledge of ReactJS and Redux
− Knowledge of Docker

Why Microlise?
− 47 in the Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league table, Sunday Times top 100 Profit Track, Megabuyte Top 50 2016, Ernest & Young Entrepreneur of the Year finals
− Great family feel environment
− Great little extras, Easter eggs, yearly BBQ and annual awards!
− Tickets to the British Superbikes
− 25% off at Raleigh
− Excellent pension scheme offering 3% contribution
− Up to 29 days holiday with the bank holidays on top!
− Vitality Health Insurance and Rewards (a free Starbucks every week!)
− Childcare vouchers
− Free parking, tea, coffee and daily fruit

Interested in the role? Great, we look forward to your application!

Just to let you know, telephone interviews/ technical tests will take place while the advert is still live, face to face interviews will be on 01/09/2017.

Agencies – No agency support is required, please do not send speculative CV’s