PHP Developer

Violet Recruitment
Up to £60,000 + 10% Bonus
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Up to £60,000 + 10% Bonus

Purpose of the role

As a Developer, you will be expected to work in project teams and have a good understanding of multiple technical topics. Through your approach to work and your attitude, you will have earned the confidence of your team. Your team will expect you to be able to get through work with minimal supervision, and contribute to the project as a whole as determined by your skills and ability.

Responsibilities and duties

Everyone has a responsibility to be the best at what they do. You will be involved in challenging application development projects for blue chip companies, and will be working with the best in the industry on a variety of complex projects. They are only happy when the customer is 100% satisfied, and their employees do their utmost to exceed expectations. It goes without saying that you know your PHP - really, really well.

About you

Profesional and personal characteristics:

- You have an excellent working knowledge of PHP and web application development, preferably also of Magento
- You are a self-starting coder and well versed in various technologies/languages
- You have experience with a unit testing framework and an invested interest in delivering quality code
- You will have an aspiration to become a high-level consultant and/or developer in this area, and a drive to be challenged and to expand your skills
- You have strong analytical and problem-solving skills
- You are a strong team player, and have good communication skills
- You are actively seeking an exciting new opportunity
- You have solid experience implementing PHP applications, and an interest in and awareness of best practices in software development

Qualifications and experience

- You will have significant experience of PHP development in a commercial environment and preferably a good computer science related degree or equivalent
- Zend and/or MySQL certifications are preferred, but not required. However, they do require all new employees to become Zend Certified Engineers within the first few months of employment (at our expense). They will also sponsor Magento certifications.

WhatIs On Offer

You have an amazing opportunity to join an exciting and dynamic company, working with some of the leading lights of the open source industry. Their employees value the flexible working environment and the chance to develop their skills on a wide variety of interesting projects.

They offer a competitive salary and a discretionary bonus. All employees are eligible to join the company pension scheme after probation. They also operate a childcare voucher scheme. Their technical staff receive regular training (up to five days/year) and are encouraged to attend PHP/open source conferences (up to five days/year) and of course, They'll provide you with the latest tools to help you do your job (e.g. a Macbook Pro).


London, Brighton, Manchester, Leeds, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Sheffield, Liverpool