Software Developer

Jagger Talent
08 Feb 2017
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Software Developer

£30,000 pa to £42,000pa *Based on Experience and Level*

Solihull / Birmingham

- Extensive Blue-Chip Benefits including Pension, Bonus, Fleixble Working, Social etc -

Senior and Mid-level Software Developers

FYI: You’ll work on web apps, websites and tools for high-profile firms including accross the UK & Europe.

Looking For...

  • People who never stop learning

  • People who can take a complex brief and turn it into something beautifully simple

  • Creativity

  • Attention to detail


  • The continuous delivery of high-quality software

  • Embracing the spirit of agile software development

  • Contribute ideas and direction to the development team

  • Peer-reviewing your fellow-developers’ work

  • Communicating clearly and constructively with internal and external clients and stakeholders

  • Helping to assess candidates for developer roles

Must-have technical skills

You’ll be an expert in most if not all of these:

  • HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript, of course

  • PHP 7 (and ideally you’ll be handy with other server-side languages too)

  • MySQL

  • Git, and Github and/or Gitlab

  • Composer / npm

  • OOP design patterns

  • Linux command line

  • Laravel, and/or Symphony 3, CodeIgniter 3, or other PHP MVC frameworks

  • PSR coding standards

  • In-depth understanding of web security

  • At least one of: React / Angular / Backbone / Vue.js

  • Scrum and/or Kanban agile development frameworks and practices

Nice-to-have skills

  • Nginx / apache / Linux administration

  • Docker / Chef

  • Webpack / Gulp

  • Amazon AWS including EC2, S3, RDS, ElasticBeanstalk

  • Bootstrap / Foundation

  • cURL / guzzle / web scraping / Phantom.js / Xpath

  • ElasticSearch / Mongo / other NoSQL databases

  • Memcached

  • Test-driven development

  • Designing and building awesome user interfaces

  • Experience working with large datasets

  • Experience of building highly-scalable web applications

  • Experience working in price comparison and/or affiliate marketing


If you can bring lots of the above to the table, plus enthusiasm, energy, a can-do attitude along with a proven ability to get things done, a desire to contribute and to help steer and shape the projects you work on, we definitely want to talk to you.

In return for your talents, we can offer you:

  • A positive, informal working environment, casual dress code, with lively back-chat, good team spirit and a "family feel".

  • Competitive salary, pension and benefits.

  • Sign-on bonus.

  • Generous bonus scheme based on share-of-profit.

  • Childcare voucher scheme.

  • Flexible working hours.

  • Budget for books, subscriptions, training and conferences.

  • The opportunity to expand your skills and to progress your career.

  • Free gym membership.

  • Free smoothies, coffee and tea from our in-office tiki bar.

  • Pool table and darts board.

Applicants must have the right to work in the UK. Please apply with a cover summary and/or portfolio links to consider