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PHP Developer


Type: Full Time

Advertised from: 2018-05-01

Reference Number: 28547


You will have at least 3 years' commercial web development experience, alongside a working knowledge of Git, a range of testing experience and excellent time management skills.

We are looking for a full-time PHP developer with a minimum of 3 years commercial web development experience to join the team at our Leeds based office.

We are keen to hire someone that is passionate about the web, with excellent knowledge of PHP and experience with object-oriented programming. Knowledge of best practises is important, as is the desire to share these with team members through paired working, code reviews and mentoring.

A solid understanding of the industry and latest technologies/trends is key, as your responsibility will cover a wide range of clients, across many sectors. You will be involved in planning of projects, including task breakdown and estimations and will work independantly or as part of a team based on project size, scope and priority.

Our ideal candidate will display a willingness to learn new skills and technologies, and to help spread these ideas amongst the development team. We look to automate ‘the boring stuff’ where possible, and to this end we build and maintain our own tools for development environments and backup restoration – you will have the opportunity to suggest and build new tools and to help improve those we already have.

Being a good problem solver with a high level of attention to detail are strong assets for this role. We’re looking for people with a good long term vision and the skills to implement them.

Your general day to day activities will involve:

Development in PHP using technologies such as WordPress, Magento and Drupal
Code reviews with members of the development team
Quoting and planning development tasks
The successful candidate will have:

A minimum of 3 years commercial experience
Excellent time management skills
Working knowledge of Git
Ability to work on their own and within a team
Experience in testing using a range of tools and platforms
Experience with development for online retail
Frontend development experience
Utilising Javascript libraries to bring websites to life, and allow sites to work responsively across platforms and devices
Knowledge of server management
Agile experience (Kanban ideally)


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