Mid-Level PHP Develper - Westerham

Recruiter
BCT Resourcing
Location
Westerham, Kent
Salary
£30,000 - £40,000 per annum
Posted
05 Sep 2017
Expires
03 Oct 2017
Ref
1460537
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position: Mid-Level PHP Develper
Location: Westerham, Kent
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum
Job type: Permanent

The main responsibility is for the production, modification and maintenance of back end applications. This involves working closely with Website Developers and designers, to ensure the website and applications are built as specified.
You'll also work closely with the UAT Coordinator to test your server-side code. Your focus will be on team goals, customer value and looking at the bigger picture.

Duties & responsibilities
Helping to build functional requirements, technical design and implement application features
Field questions and solve problems for user support and client services
Participate in design and code reviews
Integration of user-facing elements developed by the Website Developers, with server side logic
Building reusable code and libraries for future use
Optimisation of the application / database for maximum speed and scalability
Implementation of efficient, secure and scalable software
Build and maintain functional apps for the business
Building and modification of API's to enable system integration
Reporting on server load and other valuable statistics
Solve complex scalability, platform and integration problems
Be actively involved in company projects, to ensure the Development function is actively promoted

Personal Profile
Excellent customer service skills
Excellent communication skills (telephone and written)
Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills
Sound judgment
Initiative
Flexible
Detail-oriented

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Experience
Minimum 3 years' full time experience in PHP development
Must be conversant with both object orient and procedural coding
Minimum 3 years' full time experience MySQL database design, optimisation and development (not necessarily a full DBA skillset)
Excellent knowledge of Integration and exchange protocols (ex. XML, Soap, Json etc.) essential
Strong knowledge of application security is essential (preferred experience with PCI DSS compliant systems)
Basic Unix command line knowledge essential
Excellent knowledge of html5, CSS and JavaScript (jQuery) essential
Experience working with GIT

BENEFITS
Pension, Parking, Commission/Bonus


Additional Note:
No flexibility on the salary
Not looking for contractors/freelancers, as this will be an office-based role.
Reporting directly to systems and development manager.
Interview process - phone interview, technical test, F2F, and may be another practical test.
We are looking for someone who has the PHP experience and doesn't need much training. Please make sure this stands out on the cover notes.

KEY SKILLS
3 years' full time experience with PHP, orient and procedural coding, 3 years' experience with MySQL, integration and exchange protocols

If you have further inquiries about this role, please don't hesitate to contact our office at: 020 3371 7671