Back End Developer (PHP & JavaScript)

Corporate Technical Management
28 Mar 2018
13 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


To work within the team of software developers while developing new products whilst maintaining and improving existing products and systems.

• Assist with development of existing products and implementation of new products as required. • Maintain effective lines of communication with managers/teams across the company. • Maintain consistent work outputs and perform within targets set by the Head of Product Development • To carry out tasks to best of ability to agreed timescale and deadlines with code readability and quality as a priority • Maintain some awareness and knowledge of marketplace and telecommunications sector • Attend employee training and development activities as required. • Identify and champion new development techniques that will benefit the team capability and product output. • Mentoring and coaching the ream as required to ensure capability is maximized. • To make active contribution to our commitment to continuous improvement at individual, team and company level • Mentor junior members of the team by sharing knowledge and experience • To accept tasks from the Head of Product Development with minimal development assistance • To communicate with and assist the Head of Product Development the best and applicable ways of implementing specific requirements

Though not required, a degree in Computer Science would be beneficial. You must be able to show your experience using software to solve problems.

• Minimum of 3+ years commercial experience writing object oriented PHP5.3+ (PHP7 ideally) • Experience with Symfony2/3 and or Laravel, we use both • Several years experience working with relational databases, we use MySQL • Experience using modern Javascript, we use React, VueJS and jQuery with Node, npm and yarn as build tools • Experience using Git within a multi person team • You know how to use HTML5 and CSS3 appropriately • Basic linux command line knowledge

• A strong desire to code • Ability to understand the need for readable, tested, manageable code • You care about the code written at the company, even when it is not written by you

• Experience building and consuming HTTP APIs including REST and SOAP • Experience using advanced Javascript frameworks such as ReactJS and VueJS and tooling libraries such gulp/grunt/yarn/babel etc • Experience with unit testing and other work flow improvement tools • Experience with contributing to open source projects or teams • Experience using modern PHP5.5 – 7 • Experience using other modern languages such as Go and Python • Advanced experience using linux • Experience with AWS or Rackspace and other cloud based platforms

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