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Senior PHP Developer

Full time • Nottingham, UK • 40 hour week • £30,000 - £45,000

We're looking for a senior PHP developer to join an existing team of developers working on the backend and frontend development of a custom database-driven web application.

Responsibilities

  • Backend and frontend development
  • Bringing new and emerging technologies to the table
  • Help develop the knowledge and skill set of the team
  • Help improve development workflow and processes
  • The application is over 5 years old and a high proportion of day to day work would involve refactoring of existing code

Skills and experience

Essential
  • Highly proficient with PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Proven experience and solid familiarity of MySql and relational database design
  • Proven experience with web application architecture
  • Proven experience with object-oriented PHP development and architectural design patterns
  • Proven experience with Continuous Integration
  • Proven experience with formal testing and unit testing (PHPUnit, Qunit, HttpUnit, Selenium)
  • Confidence in improving the design of the existing code base through refactoring and regression testing
  • Well developed planning and problem solving skills
  • Absolute minimum of 3 years professional web development experience in a commercial environment
  • Ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision

Benefits

Our company maintains a warm family-like atmosphere and we pride ourselves upon our strong team ethic. You'll need great interpersonal and relationship building skills to help integrate yourself into our close-knit team.

You'll enjoy a good basic rate of pay and in addition, we offer a comprehensive selection of benefits including:

  • 40 days paid holiday per year including bank holidays (with an increase of 1 day per year of service, up to 43 days)
  • Additional day holiday for your birthday
  • 2 hours paid training per week
  • Christmas bonus
  • Christmas party (optional)
  • Paid nights out (optional)
  • Accor childcare vouchers scheme
  • Bike scheme (50% towards cost)
  • Eye tests paid for (and cost of basic glasses if they are for VDU use)
  • Relaxed dress code
  • Flexible working hours

To promote a friendly working environment, we enjoy regular (optional) team-building events, company socials; such as meals, parties and sports activities.

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