Senior PHP Developer

First Recruitment Group
11 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior PHP Developer

We are looking for a talented and ambitious Senior Developer to join our create department. The successful candidate will lead the development team in building a wide variety of digital projects, from large web applications through to custom APIs and web services. This role is a fantastic opportunity for an aspiring tech lead to join an award-winning agency.

Skills required:
* Commercial Experience developing web based solutions using PHP, XML/JSON, CSS, HTML and JavaScript
* Extensive knowledge of a PHP frameworks and/or Content Management Systems. (e.g. Drupal, WordPress, Symfony, Laravel)
* A complete understanding of HTTP protocols, request objects and RESTful methodologies. Knowledge and experience of OOP, MVC and/or other design patterns.
* Strong understanding of Git-based source control
* Experience writing unit tests (PHPUnit, PHPSpec)
* Adept in using composer and PSR auto loading techniques
* Experience working with MySQL, MariaDB and/or other database platforms
* Experience in using React, Angular JavaScript frameworks
* Experience in using Grunt, Gulp and/or webpack
* Experience in using Sass and/or Less
* Ability to code valid HTML5, CSS, JavaScript and/or JQuery to a high standard
* Experience estimating and planning new system requirements
* Exposure or appreciation of agile development practices
* Exposure or appreciation of user experience
* Strong problem solving and analytical skills

It would also be advantageous if you can demonstrate skills in the following:
* Exposure to C# and the .NET framework
* Experience with Umbraco CMS
* Experience with Linux/Apache
* Experience in app development (Native and/or using phone gap, titanium or a similar framework)
* Experience mentoring and assisting junior developers
* Experience with Jenkins or other CI systems

The role will include:
* Crafting award-winning front-end experiences where form and function meet design and motion
* Implementing and extending back-end functionality using Content management systems and Frameworks (WordPress, Drupal, Laravel, Symfony)
* Using the latest technologies to build custom applications and web services
* Supporting Junior developers - passing on knowledge, contributing to code reviews
* Experimenting with new technologies and frameworks to assist the development process

About you:
If you're passionate about digital creativity and want to join a development team in this fast moving and creatively challenging industry, we'd love to hear from you.

At First Recruitment we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That's why our consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates.

This is a superb opportunity for anyone looking to work for a reputable organisation

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