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PHP Back End Developer

PHP Back End Developer

Our client is one of the leading brand agencies, boasting an enviable portfolio of clients and a whole host of industry awards. A family-owned business driven by traditional values, it has grown consistently over the years and are always evolving in response to the client’s needs.

We continually invest in our staff and new technology to ensure we are the cutting edge of providing services that deliver the very best results for our clients.

Today with our highly skilled and specialist teams, continually increasing client base and due to our ongoing success we now have additional and exciting career opportunity for a PHP Back End Developer.

You will be an experienced PHP Back-end developer joining our IT team. You will be responsible for the server-side web application logic as well as for the integration of the front-end part.

You will have outstanding programming skills and a great passion for developing beautiful and innovative applications.

Responsibilities

  • Be involved and participate in the overall application life cycle
  • Main focus on coding and debugging
  • Collaborate with Front-end developers
  • Define and communicate technical and design requirements
  • Provide training, help and support to other team members
  • Build high-quality reusable code that can be used in the future
  • Develop functional and sustainable web applications with clean code
  • Learn about new technologies
  • Stay up to date with current best practices
  • Conduct UI tests and optimise performance
  • Manage cutting-edge technologies to improve applications
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary team of designers, developers and system administrators
  • Follow new and emerging technologies

Experience, Qualifications and Skills Required

  • At least 2 years’ experience working with PHP
  • In-depth understanding of web development
  • Experience with JSON, XML, REST & SOAP APIs
  • Familiarity with front-end languages such as HTML, JavaScript and CSS
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Team player, highly-motivated, with a creative mindset
  • Good organisational, administrative, planning and time-management skills
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral
  • Experience with programming languages like Java, Ruby and Python
  • Educated to degree level
  • Experience with nginx and apache 2
  • Familiarity with CMS frameworks
  • Experience with package managers such as NPM and Composer
  • Understanding of Jira

Benefits

  • Full time permanent role
  • Salary £40k – £45k
  • On-site gym
  • Countryside location with car parking
  • New starter goodie bag
  • Above and beyond bonus scheme
  • Enhanced holiday allowance after three continuous years with the company
  • Modern and spacious office in our new digital hub
  • Socials events (Covid permitting)
  • On-going personal development and training
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Birthday bottle of bubbly
  • Weekly cake club (Covid permitting)
  • Christmas Party – all expenses paid (Covid permitting)