PHP Developer

Job Title: PHP Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bracknell, Berkshire
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH19873_1571750782
Contact Name: Darren Brown
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 22, 2019 14:26

Job Description

We're currently working with a global client based in Bracknell who are looking for a strong PHP Developer. You will be working with industry leading client and will be part of an existing team of developers which our client is looking to grow and add additional developers to this strong team. You will be responsible for the development of secure back-end web applications on cloud servers for external clients using PHP, you'll be responsible for the full development life-cycle from requirements capture, through design and coding to implementation

Key responsibilities;

Development and Delivery:

  • Provide technical direction for the development, design and system integration from a development perspective through to implementation
  • Ensures that the work of the development projects meets high standard and is quality checked always.
  • Continually seeking new innovations by effectively evaluating alternative technical solution, internally.
  • Regularly dealing with other departments to gather requirements and developing technical scope documentation before starting development work with you team.
  • Maintaining and Supporting in all troubleshooting around Cloud Server Database
  • Creating and maintaining a strict coding documentation of all risk/issues and logs in relation to any of our system application.
  • Responsible to all online software related application maintenance
  • Can identify system deficiencies and implements effective solutions.
  • Conducting user-acceptance testing to ensure the program can be used easily, quickly and accurately

Key Aspects of the Role:

  • Demonstrate analytical and programming skills across a range of platforms.
  • Ability to interpret requirements into working code.
  • Continually improve skills, utilising provided training materials, and seek to expand business knowledge.
  • Agile Development Process.
  • Develop, test and implement code to departmental standards.
  • Work to plans / deadlines provided, escalating issues as appropriate.
  • Produce just enough documentation and ensure proposed solutions are fit for purpose.
  • Provide ad-hoc analysis and reports.
  • Ensure that communication to the business is professional, clear and appropriate.
  • Perform maintenance programming and correction of defects.
  • Build and maintain working relationships with key business users.
  • Work closely with other systems teams to ensure successful technical solution delivery.
  • A proven track record of design, development and testing of architecturally robust and scalable solutions.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the capability to analyse existing systems for enhancement
  • Insight in cyber security and safeguarding the company's and client's data
  • Managing all developer accounts across all application
  • Working in an Agile, waterfall and hybrid approaches to projects

Technical Skills

  • 5+ years experience Web development PHP 7 (or higher)/applications.
  • Experience with APIs - REST
  • Database Experience -MySQL.
  • Experience with PHP Frameworks (e.g. CodeIgniter, Laravel, Yii2 etc.).
  • Experience in HTML5, CSS, Ajax, JavaScript and jQuery.
  • Experience with SSH command lines

Beneficial skills

  • Experience with source control (e.g. Bitbucket)
  • Experience with support tickets platform (e.g. Jira)
  • Experience with MVC (Web Application/Web API)
  • Experience with React Native
  • Experience with Redux
  • Experience of Software Testing
  • Computer Science degree or equivalent experience