Back-end System Developer - Kent

BCT Resourcing
£35,000 - £45,000 per annum
03 Oct 2017
05 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Back-end System Developer Location: Westham, Kent Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 Per Annum + Benefits Job type: Full Time – Permanent As a Systems Developer, your main responsibility is for the production, modification and maintenance of back end applications. This involves working closely with Front end and Lead Developers, to ensure the website and applications are built as specified. You’ll also work closely with the UAT team to test your server-side code. 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 Website 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 Building and modification of API’s to enable system 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 3 years’ full time experience in PHP development Must be conversant with both object orient and procedural coding Minimum 3 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 Strong knowledge of application security is essential (preferred experience with PCI DSS compliant systems) Basic Unix command line knowledge essential Excellent knowledge of html5, CSS and JavaScript (jQuery) essential Experience working with GIT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Non-negotiable Skills: Experience in the PHP environment - 3 years MySQL database design and optimisation experience - 3 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, object-oriented and procedural coding If you have further inquiries about this role, please don’t hesitate to contact our office at: ************
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