Senior PHP Developer - Manchester City Centre

Recruitment Genius Ltd
£35k - £45k pa
06 Oct 2017
08 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This company builds the e-commerce systems that power on and offline sales for a select number of award winning UK retailers, constantly pushing the boundaries of functionality and customer experience through the creative use of new and existing technologies. Their software platform is developed in-house - excellent code standards and constant innovation is critical to their success. They deliver some of the most ground breaking, customer-centric experiences available, coded by one of Manchester's strongest PHP development teams. They handle a select group of clients and work with them over the long term, partnering to grow their retail experiences and meet growing business needs. They put a lot of effort into being an excellent place to work; There is constant knowledge sharing, regular social activities and spacious offices in the heart of the City. There are also many of the usual perks associated with a successful tech firm, including child care vouchers and bike to work. Crucially, they take pride in developing an environment suited to the best developers and respect everyone as an individual. They are keen to strengthen their team with a further senior developer. To an extent your role will be based on what you bring beyond your core OO PHP skills, but responsibilities will include: - Application development, mainly in OO PHP - Getting involved in technical discussions and sharing subject matter expertise - Building new features with consideration for testability and extensibility - Sharing knowledge internally and externally via internal discussions / presentations and technical blog posting - Constantly pushing your back-end development abilities Requirements: - Commercial development experience - A passion for PHP development - A solid understanding of OO programming concepts. - Good knowledge of SQL Strongly Preferred: - MySQL - XML - HTML - JavaScript - AJAX - CSS - Linux and/or UNIX A developed understanding of website and interface aesthetics would also be an advantage. They are conveniently located in the heart of Manchester.
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