Frontend Developer - Kent

BCT Resourcing
£25,000 - £30,000 per annum
03 Oct 2017
05 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Frontend Developer Location: Westham, Kent Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 Per Annum + Benefits Job type: Full Time – Permanent As a Website Developer, your main responsibility is for the production, modification and maintenance of websites and web application’s user interfaces. This involves working closely with designers, in using semantic mark-up language i.e. XTMTL/CSS, to turn their designs into working browser based web pages. You’ll also work closely with the Back-end Systems Developers, Lead Developer and UAT team to implement and test their server-side code in order to develop complex, interactive and database driven websites. Generally, you’ll be integrating bespoke designs and requirements seamlessly into the chosen technology. Your focus will be on team goals, customer value and looking at the bigger picture. Duties & responsibilities Helping to build functional requirements, technical design and implement application features. Field questions and solve problems for user support and client services. Participate in design and code reviews. Integration of user-facing elements developed by the Systems Developers, with server-side logic. Building reusable code and libraries for future use. Optimisation of the application / database for maximum speed and scalability. Implementation of efficient, secure and scalable software. Build and maintain functional apps for the business. Integrate with existing API’s to enable seamless integration. Reporting on server load and other valuable statistics. Solve complex scalability, platform and integration problems. Be actively involved in company projects, to ensure the Development function is actively promoted. Regularly updating the website with new requirements. Personal Profile Excellent customer service skills. Excellent communication skills (telephone and written). Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills. Sound judgment. Initiative. Flexible. Detail-oriented. Experience: Minimum 2 years’ full time experience in PHP development. Must be conversant with both object orient and procedural coding. Minimum 2 years’ full time experience MySQL database design, optimisation and development (not necessarily a full DBA skillset). Excellent knowledge of Integration and exchange protocols (ex. XML, Soap, Json etc.) essential. Knowledge of website security is desirable. Basic Unix command line knowledge essential. Excellent knowledge of html5, CSS and JavaScript (jQuery) essential. Experience working with GIT. Experience working with Agile Scrum methodology desirable. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Non-negotiable skills: PHP environment experience - 2 years MySQL database design - 2 years No flexibility on the salary. Not looking for contractors/freelancers, as this will be an office-based role. Benefits: Potential Annual bonus Private Medical Insurance and Zurich Life Assurance Perkbox Parking Space Interview process: Prior to the F2F interview, the candidates will be sent the following online tests: Personality Profile (25 min) PHP Developer(15 min) GIT Software (15 min) HTML5 (15) KEY SKILLS: PHP, MySQL, Integration and exchange protocols If you have further inquiries about this role, please don’t hesitate to contact our office at: ************
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