Mid-Level & Senior Software Developers

08 Feb 2017
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Mid-level and Senior Software Developers

Birmingham, West Midlands

£30,000 - £42,000 + benefits

Our client is a digital creative agency providing products, digital creative and relationships for high-profile blue chip clients.

They are now looking for experienced and innovative Software Developers to join their Birmingham office, to help them build and release products faster and better.

The office is based south Birmingham, near to the motorway network and with good access to bus, train and cycle links.

The Role:

As a Software Developer, you will work on web apps, websites and tools, with day to day responsibilities including:

  • 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

Essential Skills:

  • HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript
  • PHP 7 (and ideally experienced with other server-side languages)
  • 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

Desirable 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
  • 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

The successful Software Developer will be rewarded with the following:

  • £30,000 - £42,000 salary
  • A positive, informal working environment, casual dress code, with lively back-chat, good team spirit and a "family feel"
  • The chance to work as part of an award-winning development team with global-brand clients
  • Pension
  • 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
  • Shower, lockers and changing space for cyclists