Full Stack PHP Developer

Brighton, East Sussex
26 Mar 2019
23 Apr 2019
James Lee
Contract Type
Full Time

Full Stack PHP Developer
Salary: £50,000

Are you a developer with PHP experience? Do you take pride in the work you do? If you're looking to further your career, this is the role for you!

My client is based in Brighton, and is looking to add a talented Dev to their team! The role will involve working in an Agile environment, as your Scrum Teams scope, design, develop, and deliver on new projects. Outside of development, you will be mentoring colleagues and keeping up with the latest technologies!

To be successful for the role, candidates will require:
* Experience in PHP on a Linux environment
* Experience of MySQL/MariaDB database design, query generation and optimisation
* Knowledge of OOD patterns and methods
* Knowledge of Docker, Ansible and/or AWS
* Good communication skills, a desire to learn and improve, and the ability to be a good team player

If this role sounds up your street, apply away its not one to miss!

We are currently working on several projects, the main focus areas being:
* Deep engagement - looking at how we can keep people on the site for longer and improve their experience
* Big data - identifying what data we have, and could be gathering the right information to improve what we can offer to clients and student

Key role responsibilities:
* Helping to scope, technically design, develop and deliver on new development projects
* Providing the optimisations and fine-tuning required to enable millions of visitors to post half a million posts each month
* Maintaining & improving the existing code base and providing great technical insight and documentation
* Mentoring or sharing your knowledge with members of the development team and you will be a champion for quality assurance. This will be done both one-to-one, on projects or through regular team knowledge share sessions.
* Keeping up-to-date with the latest technologies and suggesting how different technology might be used to improve our offering

This role will suit someone who has:
* Comprehensive commercial programming experience in PHP on a Linux environment
* Knowledge of object-oriented design patterns and methods
* Experience of MySQL and/or Maria DB database design, complex query generation, and optimisation
* Knowledge of Docker, Ansible and/or AWS
* Self-motivated to learn and improve
* Good communication skills and is a team player

Other desirable skill sets include:
* Working in an Agile development environment
* Experience using GIT version control and Jira for task management
* Multiple years of experience with frontend development, with strong CSS, JavaScript, HTML 5 and responsive implementation
* Experience managing and maintaining a production Linux environment, with knowledge or the technologies such as Varnish, Pound, Memcached, Redis, Solr, Apache
* A Computer Science degree or equivalent qualification

* A competitive salary
* 25 days holiday per year, plus bank holidays
* Your birthday day off
* Opportunities for ongoing learning and development
* Flexible working hours and arrangements
* Group Life insurance
* Generous pension scheme
* Private healthcare
* Healthcare Cash Plan
* Childcare vouchers
* Cycle to work Scheme
* Pet friendly workplace
* Fresh fruit
* Friday afternoon drinks
* Regular social, team and charity fundraising events

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.