Website Developer / Web Developer PHP Developer / SQL

10 Jan 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Website Developer

Location: Peterlee, County Durham

Salary: Up to £25,000 DOE + benefits

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Established over 30 years ago, the company, based in Co. Durham, England is a market leader in the field of electrical test instrumentation.

They provide total test solutions to enable companies and organisations to comply with the demands of all types of legislation and covering a wide range of international standards for the manufacturing, medical, 17th edition and safety testing industries.

The company is currently looking to recruit a Website Developer to join their team. In this position you will support the company in developing their websites & other digital platforms using best practices. You will also ensure the security of all digital platforms is of the highest level to prevent breaches & attacks.

Key Responsibilities:

Develop the companys websites & other digital platforms according to the development strategy using best practices
Ensure all websites, servers and data are secure minimising the threat of imminent cyberattacks
Ensure all websites are integrated with the companys CRM, email and other external systems
Bring new ideas to the table ensuring the company websites are up to date and on point with current industry trends
Monitor competitors websites to ensure we are always one step ahead
Provide recommendations and implement solutions to web based issues and challenges
This is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities

Experience, Skills, Knowledge, and Qualifications:

At least 2 years experience as a developer, inhouse, freelance or agency. Examples of work will be required
An excellent understanding of cyber security and best practices with comprehensive stress testing
Good knowledge of PHP, MySQL, nginx, play, javasript/jQuery, HTML5, CSS, LAMP setup
An excellent understanding of website databases, architecture and how they work
The ability to write clean code using CSS, minimising global changes
An understanding of frontend usability and accessibility
Good knowledge of WordPress although this is not what the main site will be built on
An understanding of Search Engine Optimisation and best practices for development would be advantageous
Experience with .htaccess and redirects
An excellent understanding of the digital marketing industry
Experience with page load speeds and how to minimise load times
Understanding the importance & carry out user testing across browsers & devices
The ability to work as part of a team and take individual responsibilities
Exceptional attention to detail
Good communication skills, both verbal and written
Excellent work ethic trustworthy, reliable, committed and enthusiastic
Understanding & interpreting creative briefs & brand guidelines
Ability to communicate in a professional manner across different levels of a business and to a global customer base
Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills
Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
Excellent IT skills including MS Word, Excel. Adobe photo editing experience would be advantageous

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