Web Developer - PHP / Backend

Location
Burnley
Salary
£31500 - £38500 per annum
Posted
07 Aug 2017
Closes
04 Sep 2017
Ref
00071867
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
£35K
Burnley
PHP / Backend Web Developer

Do you want to be part of building game changing business software and work in an innovative and entrepreneurial company?

This award winning company is looking for a friendly, motivated PHP Developer to join their fun, hard-working and growing team of professionals. The right candidate will be confident in Developing, implementing and maintaining SAAS email applications using modern web application frameworks and server side scripting languages.

The product is an email marketing automation platform with integration with ecommerce and CRM. Customers include large brands, public sector and PLCs.

From the vibrant and active, to the focused and committed. Their environment is creative, friendly and energetic, with no two days being the same. When they are not working hard they enjoy Jacob join breakfasts, playing on the dance matt, having table football tournaments and relaxing in their creative corner away from the computers.

Role & Responsibilities:

- Design and development of complex web application (js/html/css)
- Working closely with the UI/UX and backend (API) teams
- Build innovative, state-of-the-art applications and collaborate with the User Experience (UX) team.
- Research new requirements to understand options, scope, and risk and to formulate and propose appropriate options, including architecture and technology
- Work with relevant stakeholders to ensure that deliverables meet requirements
- Contribute in all phases of the development lifecycle
- Meet project milestones in an iterative and incremental development process
- Communicate with engineering management on task prioritization, scheduling, and coordination
- Work effectively with other development team members on all aspects of the process including design, implementation, testing, and documentation

Desired skills and expertise

- 5+ years of experience designing and developing large scale Web applications with high availability and reliability, ideally in a SaaS environment.
- University degree in Computer Science (and/or documented work experience)
- Successful track record of developing quality SAAS products and email marketing software
- Excellent understanding of Web Services protocols such as REST, SOAP and API design for extensibility and portability
- Excellent JavaScript, HTML 5, CSS 3, REST, MYSQL, JSON knowledge
- Knowledge of any JavaScript framework (React.js, Angular.js, Backbone.js or other) is a big plus
- Experience working in agile software development process (SCRUM & Kanban)
- Significant Experience writing SQL queries for SQL Server or another Relational Database is required
- Willingness to get out of comfort zone - they often try and test cutting-edge technologies, and ability to quickly learn and assess those is crucial
- Ability and willingness to work without strict supervision