PHP Developer

AVADO Learning Limited
United Kingdom
From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
ROLE: PHP Developer

BASED: Hammersmith, W6

Code the world’s best online learning platform


AVADO is a ground-breaking EdTech company. We take engaged students, offer them meaningful outcomes and provide learning that works - our courses offer with some of the highest success and satisfaction rates in the industry.

We partner with Google, the International Olympic Committee, Barclays, The Financial Times, the Chartered Institute of Professional Development (CIPD), the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and many others.

Our HQ is in London, with global offices in Singapore, Hamburg, New York and Mumbai.


We're looking for an enthusiastic and experienced PHP Developer to join the development team which builds our core learning platform. This team develops desktop and mobile websites using PHP, HTML5, CSS3 and Javascript.You will join a small team of developers as part of a larger Technology team. You will be working with other developers, product owners and learning technologists to extend and enhance our Moodle-based platform to support hundreds of thousands of online learners.You should love writing high-quality code in an environment that embraces the DevOps mindset, shipping features and enhancements regularly to our learners. You will be working across the stack, coding in PHP and Javascript, whilst ensuring that your tests pass every time.Above all, your team’s work will help hundreds of thousands of online learners to develop their professional and digital skills each year.WHAT YOU’LL DO:

Build our learning platform (based on Moodle) which powers all AVADO coursesDeliver high quality code, working in an environment that embraces DevOps methodsCollaborate with other developers, product owners and learning technologistsPitch in where needed as a valued member of an autonomous, cross-functional teamWork from our office in vibrant Hammersmith, just minutes from 3 tube lines.WHO YOU ARE:

You know how to create high quality, scalable and secure PHP/JavaScript/HTML/CSS applicationsYou are experienced with modern coding, testing, debugging and automation techniquesYou care about front and back end web technologies, from the UI to the databaseYou can tell us about the projects and teams that you’ve worked with, and the problems that you’ve solved togetherFamiliarity with some or all of: PHP5, PHP7, Behat/Gherkin, PHPUnit; HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap 3, Git/Bitbucket/JIRA, Symfony, Linux, Nginx, ApacheFamiliarity with CI/CD/DevOps tools like Puppet, Chef, Salt, Ansible, TerraformWHAT YOU’LL GET:

To work in the best PHP development team in LondonStrong executive support for your teamThe opportunity to use the latest development tools and methods
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