Web Developer - PHP

Location
Burton-On-Trent
Salary
£20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted
28 Mar 2017
Closes
25 Apr 2017
Ref
00066649
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of a dedicated and growing team for an established, dynamic and very successful software company operating in a social, informal and lively open-plan environment.

The candidate will have either a relevant degree (Computer Science, Software Engineering, etc.) or applicable work experience

They want someone who is bright and enthusiastic with a passion for software development and a willingness to learn on the job. If you are excited by a technical challenge, using the latest technologies and striving to achieve excellent work then they want you to work with them.

They expect you to have good basic literacy, numeracy, articulation skills, attention to detail and the ability to research effectively.

They want to continue to be the best at what they do and that means attracting great people with talent and motivation. Employee happiness and career development is one of our driving factors and this is reflected in their office environment and very low staff turnover.

What the role involves:

- Developing the company's new and existing web-based products which will involve handling feature requests, improvements, bug fixes, change requests and framework updates.
- Working directly with other software developers, designers, testers, product experts, development manager and the technical director.
- Contributing to regular code reviews

Essential skills and knowledge:

- PHP 7
- MySQL
- JavaScript
- OOP and MVC experience
- GIT
- Experience working with API's

Other desirable and advantageous skills and knowledge:

- Laravel or similar framework experience
- Front-end build automation (Gulp, Grunt)
- Development of RESTful services (JSON, XML)
- Unit Testing/Test Driven Development
- Experience with Atlassian Products (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, Sourcetree)

What they are offering:

- £20 - £28k dependent on experience.
- An excellent opportunity to develop new and existing skills working within a close-knit team
- 28 days holiday including bank holidays, with additional days accrued for long service
- Fast career progression with competitive annual salary reviews

About The Company:

- Creators and suppliers of the UK's leading software package to private healthcare clinics - used by more than 15,000 practitioners and staff across 3,800 clinics in the UK and abroad
- A small dynamic software development company, currently with 20 employees
- Bright, spacious working environment located close to Burton on Trent town centre with full kitchen and games facilities, and dedicated working area for the development team.
- Onsite Parking
- Regular social evenings and in-office clubs and events such as Jukebox Friday, table football, pool and friendly table tennis competitions