PHP Engineer - London

BCT Resourcing
London (Greater)
£45,000 per annum
02 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: PHP Engineer
Location: London NW3
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Job type: Permanent

We are looking for a senior web engineer to join our dynamic development team. The role will involve developing and maintaining our software products, used by universities and business schools across the world, to help them to engage with potential students and effectively process and support applicants to their programs.
You will have responsibility for building as SaaS platform, practically updating both backend and front-end code, to match client requirements, and will be able to play your part in the development of new products, which will underpin the rapid growth of our business.
Programming is mainly done in PHP, using the Zend framework, our products are single page online applications based on Angularjs and Jquery, and we subscribe to the Agile development process, using a Scrum methodology.

About you
You’ll have a web development background of 10 years or more, be fast learning and keen to pursue your career in a development environment. You’ll be able to think on your feet, adapt to change and have good interpersonal skills.
You will have five or more years’ experience in a commercial PHP development environment. You should be comfortable executing commands on Linux servers, configuring Apache & PHP and viewing log files.

Responsibilities include:
Delivery of solutions to product requirements
Meeting deadlines, with high regard for product quality
Troubleshooting and problem solving

Skill/attributes required:
Master Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
PHP version >= 5 / OOP
XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery
MySQL 5 / SQL (creating new, and working with existing databases)
Experience using Linux on the command line
Experience using Git and Subversion
Effective time management
Excellent English – written and spoken
Legal status to work in the UK

Desirable skills:
Commercial experience developing a SaaS platform
Experience using Zend Framework
Experience with Angularjs
Experience with no-sql databases, especially mongoDB
Experience writing unit tests / Test driven development
Knowledge of design patterns

Please specify in your applications you level of experience and application of PHP and MySQL. Please provide some examples of projects and websites in which you have worked with these, including previous work experience and any projects developed in their spare time.

Programming in PHP5 is essential (at least 5 years experience) PHP7 is desirable;
Experience in MVC framework;
Experience in Zend Framework or high end PHP framework
Experience in Unit-Testing or Automated testing would be ideal

Annual bonus—up to 10% individual performance related bonus
Pension scheme
Private health insurance (after 1 year service)
Childcare voucher (from day one)
Ride to work scheme (after probationary period)

PHP5, MVC, Zend Framework

If you have further inquiries about this role, please don’t hesitate to contact our office at:
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