Senior web developer

Zen Recruitment
Leamington Spa
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job purpose:
To meet the increasingly challenging and varied technology requirements of the business - joining in-house, multi-disciplinary technology team as a full-stack web developer. Projects include creating new innovative solutions for the business; the ongoing development of a customer-facing website and a range of in-house tools that help staff do their jobs effectively. The company is in a phase of growth and the technological stack must support its changing needs, upgrading to adapt to what will come next.
Key areas of responsibility:
• Developing high-quality PHP, Javascript, HTML and CSS • Collaborating within an agile, multi-disciplinary technology team including front and back-end developers, copywriters, UX and UI designers • Liaising with colleagues worldwide to improve and develop in-house tools to support all facets of business • Contributing to the development of a wider technology strategy for the business. About you :
• Highly skilled with PHP and MVC-based frameworks HTML5, CSS, Javascript and MySQL, to create database-driven responsive web sites • Experienced with cloud platforms like AWS and Linux server administration • Confident with tools like Sass, Jenkins for CI and Git for version control • Naturally perform test-driven development, creating code that performs well, is clean and follows standards • Have good problem-solving skills working collaboratively with other developers to review code and share skills and knowledge • Have great communication skills and be able to explain technical concepts to a nontechnical audience • An appetite for innovation, contributing ideas that will put Vitsœ ahead of the pack
The person will be
• Pro-active, highly effective and organised, in both physical and digital worlds • Careful and diligent – even meticulous – with a good dose of common sense • Demanding of high standards and at ease with demanding people • Keen to learn and experiment with new technologies• Happy taking on large and small challenges, unfazed by moving between projects • Comfortable working in a multi-disciplinary team and independently • Confident and personable, good-humoured and trustworthy • Informal but 100% professional while respecting traditional courtesy and manners.
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