Systems Developer

Location
Westerham
Salary
£35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
17 Nov 2017
Closes
15 Dec 2017
Ref
00075812
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
As a Systems Developer, your main responsibility is for the production, modification and maintenance of back end applications. This involves working closely with Front end and Lead Developers, to ensure the website and applications are built as specified.

You'll also work closely with the UAT team to test your server-side code. Your focus will be on team goals, customer value and looking at the bigger picture.

Duties & responsibilities

- Helping to build functional requirements, technical design and implement application features
- Field questions and solve problems for user support and client services
- Participate in design and code reviews
- Integration of user-facing elements developed by the Website Developers, with server side logic
- Building reusable code and libraries for future use
- Optimisation of the application / database for maximum speed and scalability
- Implementation of efficient, secure and scalable software
- Build and maintain functional apps for the business
- Building and modification of API's to enable system integration
- Reporting on server load and other valuable statistics
- Solve complex scalability, platform and integration problems
- Be actively involved in company projects, to ensure the Development function is actively promoted
- Regularly updating the website with new requirements

Personal Profile

- Excellent customer service skills
- Excellent communication skills (telephone and written)
- Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills
- Sound judgment
- Initiative
- Flexible
- Detail-oriented

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Experience
- Minimum 3 years' full time experience in PHP development
- Must be conversant with both object orient and procedural coding
- Minimum 3 years' full time experience MySQL database design, optimisation and development (not necessarily a full DBA skill
set)
- Excellent knowledge of Integration and exchange protocols (ex. XML, Soap, Json etc.) essential
- Strong knowledge of application security is essential (preferred experience with PCI DSS compliant systems)
- Basic Unix command line knowledge essential
- Excellent knowledge of html5, CSS and JavaScript (jQuery) essential
- Experience working with GIT

In return you will receive a very competitive salary package, Annual Bonus, Private Medical Insurance, Dental Care Plan, Pension Scheme, Group Life Assurance, Birthdays Off, Long Service Awards along with many other benefits.