Senior Web Developer

Location
Cambridge
Salary
£30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
05 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Oct 2017
Ref
00073105
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a senior developer with 5+ years experience that's looking for your next role?

If you are conscientious, systematic and focused on developing complex WordPress-and PHP based solutions to high standards then you could look forward to:

- Great pay and generous bonus scheme
- Continued training and development
- Being part of a loyal expanding friendly team
- Promotion opportunities
- Flexible working hours
- An easy commute with no Cambridge rush hour traffic and plenty of free parking

This company is an award winning digital marketing agency established in 1999 They are looking for a senior full-stack web developer to join their team of in-house developers to expand their capacity and skill set.

Summary
The successful candidate will develop custom, often complex WordPress-based and PHP framework-based solutions; Aid sales staff and project/account managers in requirement gathering, web project planning, and general technical questions; Provide leadership in finding/developing new technologies and methods to advance the company's web offerings; Help other developers with system design and implementation;

Specific Skills

- Strong understanding of PHP (OOP) back-end development.
- Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery.
- Intermediate to advanced knowledge of WordPress
- Knowledge of PHP frameworks Symfony and/or Laravel
- Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
- Knowledge of change control systems.
- Experience with GIT
- Experience with Agile processes

Responsible for

- Contributing to "scope of build" conversations with development team, project managers, designers, and other developers
- Developing custom web applications that drive business processes
- Setting up e-commerce applications including Woocommerce
- Monitoring health of servers (general server admin in a managed services environment; no in-depth configuration required)
- Contributing to support of current client websites

Additional Requirements

- An excellent communicator and collaborator
- Able to organize and run meetings, leaving with clear objectives and tasks
- Comfortable talking with clients (via phone, email and in person)
- Capable of hitting daily deadlines
- Exceptional analytical skills
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Keen ability to multi-task; self-starter
- Sense of humour

Examples of projects the Developer will work on

- Setting up multi-site WordPress builds
- Building and styling Advanced Custom Fields plugin
- Integrating with third-party APIs
- Customizing WordPress to support specific functionality
- Integrating shopping carts
- Building out responsive layouts
- CRM integration
- Developing new plugins for WordPress
- Developing documentation for complex systems
- Front-end development
- Content migration

Reports To: Head of Project Delivery

Compensation: based on experience and skill set.

Bonus Scheme: They offer all employees a company bonus scheme which can pay up to an additional 10% on basic salary.