Senior Backend Developer

Recruiter
Recruit4talent
Location
York, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Aug 2019
Closes
28 Aug 2019
Ref
1243678805
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Backend Developer sought by a leading premium financial services company based near York. A market leader with the majority stake in their field with a growing international presence, this is a unique opportunity to join at an exciting phase of growth for the company.

The Role:

As a Senior Backend Developer you`ll help drive a number of key projects to the next level. Your duties will include:

- Designing and building new features and services
- Developing new REST APIs
- Writing unit tests to ensure high code coverage
- Reviewing team members code to ensure a high-standard
- Mentoring and supporting other team members
- Estimating time and planning for implementation
- Suggesting and investigating alternative technologies to solve business issues
- Monitoring traffic and reviewing server performance
- Ensuring documentation is correct and up-to-date
- Training and knowledge transfer to the team
- Leading the team to ensure standards and processes are met and followed
- Maintaining the database systems
- Developing the Continuous Integration system
- Create and maintain server configurations and provisioning
- Debugging and resolving bugs and performance issues

The Successful Senior Backend Developer should have:

- At least 4 years` commercial development experience
- Strong experience of modern PHP development
- Experience with PHP frameworks, ideally Symfony or Laravel
- Commercial experience with version control in a team environment
- Ability to approach existing code, grasp its purpose and make changes confidently and safely
- Experience with writing unit & integration tests
- Knowledge of coding standards and their application
- Experience with LAMP stack architecture, particularly in a cloud environment
- Experience with Docker & Ansible
- Continuous integration
- Mentoring a team
- Security conscious approach to development
- Understanding of caching and cache strategies

Knowledge of the following technologies is desirable:

- Elasticsearch/Elastic Stack, MongoDB, RabbitMQ, Redis, AWS, Git, Jenkins, SupervisorD

In return for your hard work you`ll be rewarded with:

- £40,000 - £45,000 salary depending on experience
- Up to 33 days` holiday with service (including bank holidays)
- Salary sacrifice holiday scheme
- Excellent flexible working arrangement
- Onsite crèche
- Staff discount
- Government pension
- Free nights out and events
- Free parking
- Free hot drinks
- Free workwear

Senior Backend Developer

York, North Yorkshire - commutable from Harrogate, North Leeds, Wetherby, Ripon, Tadcaster, etc

£40,000 - £45,000 depending on experience + benefits

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