PHP Developer: full Stack

Techfolk Ltd
08 Feb 2017
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Zap Digital has an opening for a capable PHP Developer, creating new API and data-driven capabilities on our roadmap to become a global electric vehicle (EV) charging platform.

The role provides a chance to be part of something worthwhile in a new and disruptive sector, creating well-written software that our users love and ultimately which benefits the environment.

It's a full stack position, developing bespoke components using the LAMP stack. We currently take an informal semi-Agile approach, and we share your belief in clean code and good documentation.

As we are already the market leader in the UK, now is a great time to join us and we'll welcome your ideas and influence - we're positive about continuous improvements as our operation matures and the team grows.

Upcoming projects include

  • Extending the existing Zap-Map API to add new capabilities including real-time vehicle route planning, a secure payment portal and in-app user gaming

  • Developing comprehensive API platform to support new non-UK markets

  • Redeveloping the existing Google Maps web platform to utilise our new APIs

  • Migrating the current Zap-Map website to a new architecture

About you

  • Proven skills in building scalable, optimal, data-driven PHP / LAMP applications

  • Authored - or comprehensively modified - RESTful APIs

  • Learn quickly and you enjoy evaluating new concepts and technologies

  • Work inclusively within a team environment, with a structured and self motivated approach

  • Solid understanding of Computer Science fundamentals

  • Considering mid-level PHP jobs in Bristol such as: PHP Developer | LAMP Developer | Full Stack PHP Developer | Back End PHP Developer | PHP Web Applications Developer | LAMP Web Developer

Our current technology mix - we'll help you get up to speed

PHP 7 | MySQL | Apache | CentOS 7 | JavaScript jQuery | HTML5 | CSS3 | REST, JSON, XML | JIRA Agile & Scrum | BitBucket version control / staged instances | AJAX powered bespoke CMS | Slack team management | and more...

Salary and benefits

  • £35,000 - £42,000+ negotiable

  • Discretionary company bonus

  • Office-based but flexible hours | some discretionary home working

  • Culture of professional development | discretionary training and vendor certifications | structured career development | development environment of your choice | good coffee (and tea) | time off for conferences | encouraged to contribute to open source community | chance to trial latest EVs and gadgets!

About us

Zap Digital owns Zap-Map, the UK’s No.1 electric vehicle charging point information platform with over 40,000 visitors each month. We're a privately-owned and profitable technology company developing data and digital solutions in the automotive cleantech sector. We're looking for someone who can grow with us as we accelerate our growth and advance our platforms and market reach.

Located: Spike Island, central Bristol

Even if your CV isn't ready, please talk with Vittoria at techfolk to find out more