Senior Fullstack Developer

Digital Gurus Recruitment
United Kingdom
£40k - £50k pa + Benefits
03 Oct 2017
05 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Fullstack Developer, Full Service Agency, up to £50,000 +Benefits, Central London My client is a Global, Creative Agency based in Central London that works with a range of impressive clients including Nike, Universal & BMW. They provide a range of extensive services within insight, creative, production and technology. The customer is at the centre of all the communication strategies they develop. Equally their Clients are at the centre of everything they do. As Senior Developer, you will be responsible for executing incoming briefs in order to maximize the volume and quality of work produced by the department. These briefs will range from internal to client briefs and will be varied in their nature. The agency has developed their own, bespoke system; this is a highly configurable software that they've rolled out across their global office. Alongside Time Manager which is their time tracking software. For these you will be required to develop new features, improve current ones and support users if they have support requirements for both of these applications. Some of your responsibilities will be: * Maintain major supplier relationships * Stay up to date on industry trends, tools and technologies * Development and execution of coding tasks to meet briefs * Following best practice for delivery of Creative campaigns as appropriate * Providing ideas and feedback to improve/streamline working practices to your line manager * Appropriate administration, estimating, monitoring, reporting, communication and liaison * Lead the selection and integration of technologies appropriate to individual client projects * Liaison with Project Managers to evaluate work, and ensure best practice commercial delivery to meet the brief * Management of external resources to meet project needs Skills: - Strong problem-solving ability with minimal intervention - Full stack developer able to switch with ease between front and back end development in a LAMP server environment. - Readily able to read pre-existing bespoke code and work to extend it using the conventions and standards established therein, while being a catalyst for improvement. - Thoroughly understand, create and consume REST and SOAP based APIs - Communication via XML and translation with XSLT - Solid, object oriented PHP - Symfony 3 - Continuous integration experience - including setting up a CI system - Front end web application development using html5/CSS (bootstrap) with current JS frameworks and libraries (jQuery, Greensock, node with grunt and karma) and CSS pre-compilation (e.g. Less) - Able to work with others in an egoless manner - including project managers, other developers, designers - Able to attend meetings with stakeholders and lend expert advice effectively communicating with those who do not have expert knowledge - Willing to share expertise and help solve problems that might lay outside of the primary brief Desirable - Unit testing and TDD knowledge - Knowledge and experience working with Drupal, WordPress and Magento If this role sounds like you then please do get in touch;
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