Web Developer/PHP Developer - Financial Services

Bluetownonline Ltd
11 Nov 2017
18 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Web Developer Location: Bristol (BS1) Salary: Competitive Job Type: Full Time, Permanent Our Client: Our Client is the UK's number 1 'investment supermarket' for private investors. For more than 30 years, they have helped investors save time, tax and money on their investments. Today they are trusted with more than 58.8 billion by 783,000 clients. They are a secure, FTSE 100 company. They are based in Bristol where they now employ over 950 people and continue to maintain a 100% UK presence. Job Role: Our client's IT Web Development team are a multi-disciplinary group responsible for online trading platform and various other important internal and external web based systems. It is a team who work very closely with business analysts, testers and other areas of the company to deliver critical new functionality to clients and internal users. They are offering the opportunity for a talented full-stack web developer to join our dedicated, friendly and rapidly growing team. This is an exciting role within a fast-paced working environment based in the heart of Bristol. If successful, you'll be working closely with a team of skilled developers to deliver improvements and crucial changes to our services, whilst having the opportunity to be instrumental in shaping and delivering large scale systems projects. Key Duties and Responsibilities: Work collaboratively with the team to help deliver significant new features for the business Provide third line support for existing web applications when necessary Responsible for writing high quality code adhering to corporate & regulatory standards, and the peer review of others code To ensure existing and newly developed solutions are reliable, secure, performant and maintainable Build strong working relationships with colleagues, business users, and other technical teams Actively contribute to the overall output of the team (e.g. through knowledge sharing, mentoring, etc.) Requirements Essential Skills: Proficient knowledge and understanding of PHP, particularly when developing within a Linux/Apache/MySQL/PHP stack Ability to effectively write W3C compliant HTML & CSS, with an understanding of browser support & standards A practical appreciation of database design and working practices, particularly MySQL Ability to develop Javascript based frontend applications, particularly using the jQuery framework Understanding of professional development methodologies, tools (e.g. SVN, PHPUnit, Jenkins) and wider SDLC Grade C or above in Maths and English GCSE (or equivalent), and educated to AS / A level (or equivalent) Desirable Skills & Experience: Experience developing scalable, secure, high performance, database driven web applications, using PHP frameworks - Silex and Symfony particularly advantageous Experience using templating engines and formats, in particular, Smarty, Twig and Handlebars Experience in working with automated testing solutions, in particular, PHPUnit and Selenium Understanding of web application design patterns and object-oriented programming (OOP) model principles Knowledge and experience interfacing with Oracle, Apache Solr Experience developing RESTful and SOAP APIs and integrating with third party APIs Understanding of responsive design principles and responsive front-end frameworks, in particular Foundation Knowledge and experience using Sass, delivering AJAX-driven solutions, Degree-level 2.i or above in any discipline (computing or science-related preferred) IT or Web Development based qualification To apply for this role please click APPLY to submit your CV and covering letter Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; HTML Developer, Web Design, Web Development, PHP, JSP, Java, JavaScript, , Web Technician, Web Engineer, Skilled Web Developer, Senior Web Developer, Web Developer, Senior Web Design, Lead Web Development, PHP, LAMP stack, HTML/HTML5 CSS/CSS3 , Java, JavaScript, Financial Services Web Developer, Financial Services Web Technician may also be considered for this role. - provided by Dice AJAX, APACHE, APPLICATION DESIGN, AUTOMATED TESTING, DEGREE, HTML, JAVASCRIPT, JQUERY, LINUX, MYSQL, OOP, ORACLE, PHP, SELENIUM, SOAP, SYMFONY, WEB DEVELOPMENT