PHP Developer

Exertis Ltd
11 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

At Exertis, we thrive in a company culture that is driven to deliver more for customers. Our employees are committed, proactive and motivated. This dynamic environment contributes to a thriving growth-focused culture throughout Exertis, providing many career opportunities that span sales, commercial and corporate activities

Exertis UK Ltd require a Mid-Level web developer with a minimum of 4 years’ experience to join their existing well-establish team. Those with good all-round skills and an 30/70 frontend/backend balance need would be a good fit.

This is an office-based, hands-on role based in Basingstoke. Projects will range from simple static websites to enterprise level B2B eCommerce platforms. Many of our solutions are customer facing, but we also develop in-house solutions to support our EDI, Sales, Finance, Warehouse, Purchasing and Customer Services teams. The Web Team provides services to other companies within the group so collaboration with and occasional travel to other sites (including overseas) may be required.


The role requires the successful candidate to

1 Be responsible for all phases of the software lifecycle.
2 Take ownership of solutions from inception, through to delivery, maintenance and decommissioning.
3 Contribute to several concurrent projects.
4 Develop high quality code as required by the Web Development Manager and Solutions Architect.
5 Support operations, performing bug-fixes, enhancements and maintenance as required.
6 Learn and familiarise themselves with existing code and platforms and take ownership.
7 Deliver solutions within agreed timescales
8 Adhere to development policies
9 Develop compliant solutions at all times
10 Demonstrate a strong awareness of and commitment to Ethics and Compliance and the DCC Group Code of Conduct.

Essential Skills

* PHP5.6+ and PHP7
* Symphony 3.0+
* MySQL / MariaDB
* HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery
* Version Control using Git

Desirable Skills

* Yii2 PHP Framework
* Version Control using Subversion
* XML, SOAP Web Services
* Bootstrap CSS framework

Successful candidate will have at least 3 years proven hands-on working experience in

* eCommerce and Marketing Web solutions
* Frontend Web Solutions
* Backend Web Solutions
* Relational Database Design
* Symphony PHP Framework. Yii2 a bonus.
* Bootstrap3 or similar Responsive CSS Framework
* Development and consumption of RESTful APIs

Candidates with some experience of the following would be an advantage

* Wordpress CMS and WooCommerce
* Outsystems Low Code Platform
* Scrum / Kanban Agile approach
* JIRA, Confluence

General skills required include

1 Ability to communicate to a high stand, both written and verbally.
2 Ability to work with both technical and non-technical teams.
3 Ability to work independently and within a team.
4 Ability to use own initiative to solve problems.
5 Ability to proactively drive process improvements.
6 Ability to report progress

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