Senior PHP Developer

Recruiter
Evolve IT Recruitment
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
To £40,000 + Generous Package
Posted
07 Nov 2017
Closes
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is a prominent public sector organisation that is urgently looking to hire a Senior PHP Developer for a high profile internal role managing a small development team. The successful candidate will be an accomplished Software Developer with a minimum 5 years experience & ideally some team leadership & mentoring experience. You will be responsible for leading and managing the day-to-day development, maintenance, and bug fixing of the organisation's criitical web-based applications. Central to this role will be ensuring the integrity of the software solution and managing the ongoing development projects. Responsibilities Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable PHP, HTML, MySQL, CSS, and JavaScript code Support ongoing improvement and maintenance of corporate websites Ensure best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of all corporate applications Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems Develop new systems to help maintain code quality, organisation, and automation Use our approved code repository for deployment of new code Line manage and support the professional development of a small team Essential Skills Very strong PHP development experience Highly skilled in developing in HTML and CSS Good understanding of MySQL statements Ability to create database schemas Ability to write clean, fully commented, readable code Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git and Atlassian’s Bitbucket Deep understanding of the software development lifecycle Ability to manage and develop staff Any knowledge of developing mobile applications is Xamarin would be benefical