PHP Developer

Solid Recruitment Solutions
From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus, Private medical, Pension
08 Apr 2017
08 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Solid Recruitment Solutions are proud to be working with the one of the UKs fastest growing agencies in the UK.The company’s innovative multi channel full service offering is growing from strength to strength and they are now looking to recruit a new mid to senior level PHP Developer.

Working in a beautiful part of Hampshire with very easy access to motor links of the M3 and M4 this role will suit developers from Southampton/Winchester to Camberley and anywhere between.


Salary offering is £45,000 (DOE), plus pension, healthcare and other benefits.

We are looking for a talented and motivated PHP Developer to join a fun team within a design agency environment and will work closely with the different departments to ensure the correct solutions are used for various project. The role will include using previous experience of PHP and frameworks in a LAMP stack environment to deliver on key project deliverables.

Overview of the position of PHP Developer:

The role will require the developer to be able to hit the ground running working with legacy code of existing projects using the documentation provided, and suggest improvements where possible and be able to verbalise a case for change. Good communication skills are a must.

You will be making, updating and maintaining existing websites alongside creating new ones. You'll need an eye for design, an understanding for building complex apps and websites. Working with designers and developers, you will be making cool things for the web! You should be confident to bring your ideas to the table to make them work with new and existing projects.

There is always something fresh and challenging to do and you will be at the heart of the business with an opportunity to stretch yourself on very engaging projects. You have the freedom and support to help develop your skills and help the team grow with you.

Duties of the PHP Developer:

    Write expert level JavaScript, HTML, and CSSIdentify and address performance bottlenecksRapidly fix bugs and solve problemsExpert debugging in all modern browsersParticipate in design and code reviewsWork and communicate effectively in a teamExternal API integrationVersion control system (GIT)Experience in with ‘Docker’ would be advantageous.Webserver Set up and integrationInterest in other programming languages is desirable but not essential.
Candidate requirements for the PHP Developer:

You will need to have experience developing using the following technologies and skills:

    OOP PHP (Laravel or knowledge of another modern PHP framework is desirable)HTML5CSS3 (SASS or LESS is a desirable but not essential)JavaScript (jQuery and Angular or other similar JavaScript libraries or frameworks)Web animation with JavaScript and SVGPhoneGap for iOS and Android appsMySQLDatabase architectureLinux (Ubuntu)Apache or NginxContent Management Systems (WordPress or another CMS)Experience developing in a Mac environmentAdobe design products (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)Unix commands (ls, cd, grep, etc.)WebGL is desirableExperience with Unity for VR and AR desirable
If you live and breathe the code for all types of digital solutions then please apply. We are particularly interested in anyone who can demonstrate an understanding of the use of Unity for Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality along with the above core grounding in PHP.