PHP Web Developer

Interaction Recruitment
Kettering, UK
19 Oct 2019
06 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client has a new and exciting role for an experienced PHP Web Developer to join their team in Kettering.

The ideal person will have storng PHP /Javascript developement expreince.

Your role will involve working within an existing scrum team on tickets relating to maintaining and extending features across our portfolio of products. This involves coding in PHP and Javascript. Our definition of done includes automated testing and you will be required to provide tests for your code.

From time to time you will be required to provide tier 3 support for problems that have been escalated to the development team. This will involve investigating and solving a diverse range of problems.

We are focused on cloud delivery and you need to be willing to learn new skills. We would be excited if you already have experience with serverless technologies, particularly on the AWS stack.

To be qualified for this role, you should have 2-3 years of programming experience in PHP and Javascript. A formal qualification may be substituted for part of this experience, provided that you can demonstrate proficiency in these languages. A proven ability and willingness to learn is valued. A logical approach to problem solving is required.

We offer flexible working opportunities, including the ability to work remotely three days a week after your probation period is over. We have a strong focus on learning and hold regular "hackathon" days where the team is able to work with any technology they choose to solve a business problem they identify.

The Role

The incumbent for this role will be expected to work within the development team on resolving general programming tickets.

· Follow industry best practice

· Write clean, well designed, code

· Write automated tests for your code

· Troubleshoot, test and maintain the core product, software and databases to ensure strong optimisation and functionality

· Communicate with internal team members, clients and third parties on a technical level.

Continuous personal development

To proactively take part in:

· encouraging a culture of team working and mutual support

· ensuring own continuous professional development - keeping up to date with the latest technologies

· actively taking part in regular one to one and Performance and Development Reviews with the line manager

Required skills

· Thorough knowledge of PHP and Javascript programming languages

· Strong knowledge of OOP and an understanding of SOLID principals

· Ability to write unit and feature tests

· Familiarity with database design principals

· Solid HTML and CSS knowledge

· Good communication skills

· Ability to work as part of a team, as well as use own initiative

· Good organizational skills, with high attention to detail

· Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Desirable skills

· Laravel and VueJS frameworks

· Experience of implementing microservices

· AWS, particularly serverless

· Docker

· Continuous Integration

· Python experience, or the willingness to learn, would be a plus

This is a full time permanent role based in Kettering, please apply today for immediate consideration.

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