Lead PHP Developer

Our clients work is well recognised and at the forefront of technology. At the core of the agency offering is the development of high quality responsive web services and our projects range from simple, yet delightfully executed brochure sites through to enterprise level technology solutions. The team is made up of a wide range of skills and personalities; web designers, developers, project managers, business consultants, photographers, and designers, all with a similar attitude of working hard, learning fast and loving the work that we do. The client base is broad and crosses over into a range of sectors including start-ups, multi-national corporations and universities.

The candidate

You will have a genuine interest in coding and developing digital products and knowledge of the fundamentals of full stack digital development, particularly PHP and JavaScript. Your role would be to take on a frontline position leading development on new projects – working with key stakeholders to establish requirements, and then design and develop applications that meet those needs. This is an opportunity for someone looking to broaden their experience, step up their responsibility and shape high-level projects.

  • 3+ years – PHP / MySQL
  • Experience with PHP 5.3+ packages, content management systems and frameworks
  • A good understanding of Unix
  • Knowledge of native JavaScript and the jQuery framework
  • Version Control both Subversion and Git
  • Good understanding and practice of system design and architecture
  • Other languages and frameworks such as Ruby, Python, .NET and node.js
  • Systems analysis in client-facing roles
  • Writing scoping and system design documentation
  • CRM systems
  • E-Commerce platforms
  • SASS and/or LESS pre-compilers
  • High performance and accessible HTML5 & CSS3
  • Developing scalable systems
  • Server-side caching such as APC, memcached, or Redis
  • Message queuing systems
  • Chef and/or Puppet
  • Automated testing, unit testing ideally with BDD and TDD workflows
  • Competitive salary, inline with your skills and experience
  • Competitive holiday allowance
  • Cohesive and welcoming team with rapid learning and progression opportunities

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