Senior Web Developer

Michael Page Technology
£42k - £48k pa
05 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
As the Senior Web Developer you report to the Head of IT and frequently working with other strategic management and board members, the Senior Web Developer is a key player in the ongoing development of our web sites and digital strategy. Client Details My client with head offices in Birmingham are a leader in converged IP solutions across networks, infrastructure and security. The have a wide array of clients across the UK and are looking for a Senior Web Developer to join the team liaise with a number of internal and external stakeholders Description The Senior Web Developer will manage a small but talented team of web developers, and be responsible for delivering and supporting scalable mobile-first software and technologies that will deliver our strategic goals and keep pace with growth. Project planning, co-ordination, encouraging best practices in your team and helping them to grow as developers will all be important parts of your role. Much of the Senior Web Developers work will be iterative, and will involve integrating our sites with ERP/PIM and other business systems so you will frequently have to plan and execute projects across teams and departments (especially our Marketing Department and PIM Team) together with our in-house ERP Development Team, IT Support Team, and external providers. The Senior Web Developer will also need to ensure that support is given by the appropriate staff to users. The Senior Web Developer will need to have experience of developing easy-to-use UX and customer journeys for highly bespoke e-commerce systems featuring multilingual product catalogues, faceted search and of integrating with other systems and data sources via bespoke APIs (some of which you and your team will build from the ground up) using the most appropriate technologies for each task. Profile As the Senior Web Developer you will need good hands on coding experience in the following 1. Scripting: - PHP (OOP), Javascript (preferably OOP) - Nice to have: Unit Testing experience 2. Frameworks: - MVC framework (e.g. Symfony, Laravel, Codeigniter HMVC), Bootstrap, jQuery - Nice to have: Drupal 3. Database: - T-SQL, MySQL, some experience with Solr or other faceted search system, - Nice to have: Experience of No SQL type databases (eg MongoDB) 4. Markup: - HTML (HTML5, XHTML), XML 5. Server Admin: - Debian & Ubuntu LAMP - cloud (AWS) or VMware vSphere based - Nice to have: SQL Server 2007/2012 6. Other: - API development, CSS, AJAX, JSON - Nice to have: LESS, SASS, Experience of PIM systems, Cognos Express, SSRS/SSIS, IBS Enterprise, IBS Integrator, Java, Canvas(js) Experience of development of: - Easy to use UX and customer journeys - Highly bespoke e-commerce systems - Multilingual sites - Product catalogues with faceted search - Integrations across different systems and data sources via bespoke APIs Job Offer This Birmingham based role is on offer as a permanent job with a salary of £42,000 - £48,000 + benefits
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