Application Programmers - PHP & MYSQL Technology - London

£40000 - £55000 per annum
22 Nov 2017
20 Dec 2017
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Application Programmers, PHP & MYSQL Technology
Ongoing Development and Support of Bespoke Web-Based Software Applications based in Kentish Town, London

This company develops innovative bespoke LAMP-based web-applications, workflow systems, mobile apps and websites across multiple sectors including Finance, Charity, Health & Government. They are based in Kentish Town with a small office in Barcelona and comprise of 35 passionate individuals. Clients include BBC, Enterprise Finance, NHS, Galliard Homes, War Memorials Trust, Against Breast Cancer and Crisis.

They are looking for Application Programmers to work both on further development as well as support of their bespoke web-applications developed for our clients. You will join a busy team that further develops and supports all their existing bespoke web-based applications where your time will be split between on-going product development and hands-on support activities.

You will need to be a dependable, experienced PHP / MYSQL developer with the confidence and ability to multi-task whilst remaining a clear thinker and communicator. We would expect you to have a number of years experience working on multiple web-based software applications written using LAMP technology, with the confidence to multi-task .

The ideal candidate will have:

- 4 years' minimum experience as web-application programmer
- Excellent spoken English (essential)
- Excellent OO PHP and any of the popular frameworks (Zend, Zend 2, Laravel etc)
- Any exposure to JavaScript frameworks such as jQuery, Angular, React, Sencha/ExtJs
- Strong MySQL inc understanding the role of indexing and the use of transactional programming
- GIT version control experience & 3rd party API integrations exposure
- Experience working within an Agile environment (SCRUM/XP)
- The ability to understand the nature, severity & impact of changes to existing code
- The experience of gaining a clear understanding of how existing bespoke applications work at a business and technical level, including configuration & environment.
- Experience making coding changes and facilitating bug fixes along with QA & testing
- A Degree in Computer Science, Maths, Sciences or technically-orientated subject would be looked upon favourably
- WordPress experience & responsive CSS using bootstrap or similar would be a bonus

The role would suit people who are self-motivated about developing & maintaining high quality software and want to further their experience within web and mobile applications. You must be a dedicated team player to fit in their busy but relaxed working environment.

Why Work For this company?

Join their friendly in-house team of passionate professionals. Experience their relaxed office environment with a games area to think, chill, or blow off steam, complete with games consoles, pool table, table tennis, & endless supply of fruit, chocolate, soft drinks & beer. We are a sociable team and have regular evenings out, pizza Friday, as well as out of town trips including abroad.

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