PHP Developer - Somerset - Telecoms - 40,000 - 50,000

Talent Point Ltd
40000.00 - 500000.00 per annum
12 Nov 2017
18 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
PHP Developer | Senior | Telecoms | Somerset | Cross Train intoJavaScript | 40,000 - 50,000 plus bens Do you want to work alongside one of the most influential people in theOpenSource/PHP community? Do you want to Learn and work with Exciting JavaScript tech likeReactJS / Vue JS or Angular JS? Join an award winning Telecoms company who are embracing AWS, SOA,Microservices, as well as a modern JavaScript tech stack! Attend Technical Meet-ups in the UK & in Europe! The Company: This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the UK's largesttelecommunications companies as they grow and following major investmentare looking to embrace the latest technology stack - They have gained anexceptional reputation in the Telecoms industry and have won and beennominated for various awards such as 'Best Newcomer in Cloud' as well asbeing listed in the Top 50 fastest growing companies in the UK. They offer a clear pathway for developers to progress, this is evidentfrom the huge success stories within the company, including the currentDevelopment manager - starting off his career here as a Web Developer,quickly progressing to Team Lead and then Dev Manager. Following majorinvestment, they are now looking to implement an exciting pipelineincluding moving to SOA using Microservices, phasing out PHP in favourof JavaScript Frameworks such as AngularJS/ ReactJS/ VueJS, and pushingdevelopment into the Cloud, specifically AWS. The Role: They are currently maintaining a full stack PHP/Zend application,utilising a set of APIs to expose data to their customer based PHPportals. They are looking for a PHP Developer to learn JavaScript asthey make the move to a modern framework and ultimately taking on a muchlarger JavaScript focused role - they are kick-starting a huge projectto transition their customer portals to a decoupled JavaScript frontendand want you to play a significant part in the decision making processof selecting either React JS/ Angular JS or Vue JS as the framework ofchoice going forward. They want this move to a more modern JavaScriptframework to have an impact of making it easier to add advancedfeatures, provide greater speed and allow API's to be publicly exposedfor Customer SAAS products. Until the switch to JavaScript is complete,you will be working on maintaining the existing PHP stack to ensure thesmooth transition. Your early work will be focussed on API development in their existingPHP eCommerce platform - integrating and building new API's, suggestingimprovements going forward, both in tech, in their development processesand on the core products. This will be initially as a full-stack PHPDeveloper with the intention of moving over to JavaScript. What they are looking for? Quite simple really, a PHP Developer who wants to move into aJavaScript role - you will have experience of writing Object-Orientedcode, can demonstrate a genuine passion for JavaScript tech (this couldbe from current work and personal projects using modern JavaScripttech), experienced working with PHP Frameworks, familiar with designpatterns and proven experience of unit testing your own code - having anunderstanding of how to improve code coverage and happy to participatein code reviews. You will have worked on product development, adding new features,modules and functionality to existing applications. An understanding andappreciation of API development is key - this could be building them,implementing them or even maintaining them - you will feel comfortableexpressing opinions around API development and understand how to makechanges to them. In preparation for the move into JavaScript they will expect you totalk intelligently about the differences between frameworks such asReact JS, Vue JS & Angular JS. They are an agile house and would expect you to come from an agilebackground, following agile processes including daily stand ups, 2 weeksprints, committing code in a CI/CD pipeline and taking part in codereviews Why Join? If you are looking for a working environment which is challenging,enjoyable and want to work with a cool development team then look nofurther! The Lead developer here is highly influential in theOpenSource/PHP community and regularly gives talks at local and globalevents - if you have been to an OpenSource meet up recently it is highlylikely you may know of him! They will support you as a developer and youwill be offered the chance to attend technical meet-ups, conferences,seminars in the UK and in Europe! Aside from that, they are a very social bunch, can offer flexibleworking hours, annual pay reviews, discounted Gym memberships (healthybody, healthy mind), discounts on bus passes, dental plans and freefruit in the office! They encourage developers to voice opinions, lovingfeedback from all levels of the business and insist on keepingbureaucracy to a minimum! What more can you want?? Sound interesting? Feel free to apply through the advert or contactGiggs at TalentPoint for a confidential chat. Talent Point are a Hiring Communication business. We have designed anddocumented this vacancy alongside our customer and act as their solesource of applicants. Following a two-stage screening process that willinclude everyone who responds to this advert, we present a shortlist ofthree applicants for interview. Those on our shortlist can expectin-depth, accurate detail regarding the vacancy, a high chance ofsecuring the position, pre-booked interview times to plan around inadvance, no delays and complete transparency. No terminology in this advert is designed to discriminate on grounds ofgender, race, colour, religion, creed, disability, age, sex or sexualorientation. Talent Point Ltd is an equal-opportunity employer and doesnot discriminate against these or any other class protected byapplicable law. - provided by Dice AGILE, ANGULARJS, AWS, CLOUD, CODE COVERAGE, JAVASCRIPT, PHP, SAAS, SOA, ZEND