PHP Web Developer

Recruiter
Robert Walters Plc
Location
Bury
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Within an Agile team, you will be working collaboratively with the Development & QA team and be responsible for the site and infrastructure.

You will be involved various projects, which range from small day-to-day BAU changes to long-term projects such as systems integration. You will also collaborate closely with all IT disciplines and other business functions, having a view of projects from their inception through to deployment.

Reporting to the Development Manager and Head of Development, your key responsibilities will be the maintenance and development of the e-commerce technology platforms and associated infrastructure, and ensure that projects are delivered on-time and on-budget.

Specific Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • PHP development within an Agile team
  • Collaborate with Business Analysts, Scrum Masters and Project Managers to facilitate project delivery
  • Evaluate existing development processes, identifying inefficiencies, bottlenecks and proposing solutions
  • Coordination, assessment and planning of releases into Production environments
  • Peer review of code from both internal and third party Software Engineers, promoting best practices and quality of code
  • Any other activities as outlined by the Development Manager or Head of Development Skills,

Essential:

  • Strong knowledge and experience of Object Oriented PHP
  • Knowledge of MySQL and relational databases
  • Knowledge of JavaScript and frameworks(such as JQuery and Prototype)
  • Frontend development using XHTML and CSS,
  • Experience in working on responsive websites and workflow tools like SASS and Grunt
  • Knowledge in Magento theme modification, best practices and layout updates using XML
  • Minimum of 2 years of commercial experience
  • Experience of using project management tools such as JIRA
  • Familiarity with the LAMP stack
  • Comfortable working with Git or another version control system in a team environment
  • Happy using the command line interface as part of your workflow
  • Knowledge of Agile software development methodologies
  • Working knowledge of current testing processes and methodologies
  • Be able to self-manage their own workload
  • Ability to multi-task and juggle both individual tasks as well as oversee team tasks
  • Attention to detail and pride in your work
  • Clear verbal and written communication
  • Be a self-starter and able to work on your own initiative

Desirable:

  • Knowledge and the willingness to cross-train in other languages such as, Ruby, Java, C# etc
  • Automation, particularly automated testing and continuous deployment
  • Scaling web systems, particularly Magento or other e-commerce platforms
  • Knowledge of DevOps and provisioning tools, such as Puppet and Chef
  • Familiarity with TDD and/or BDD
  • Experience od working with AWS and associated technologies

Experience working in an agile environment.


This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/81452788

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