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PHP Web Developer

PHP Web Developer

  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Technology

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £35000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Scott Murphy

  • Contact email:

    smurphy@venquis.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH8506_1540910115

  • Published:

    seit 18 Tagen

  • Expiry date:

    2018-11-29

  • Consultant:

    Scott Murphy


Our Financial Services based client is looking for an experienced Web Deveoper to join their Web Development Team. As a PHP Web Developer, you'll be working closely with a team of skilled and passionate Developers, Test Analysts, Architects, Business Analysts and Product Owners to deliver improvements and crucial changes to our services in an Agile way. You'll have the opportunity to be instrumental in shaping and delivering large scale systems projects. This is an exciting role within a fast-paced working environment based in Bristol.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with the team to help deliver significant new features for the business
  • Provide third line support for existing web applications when necessary
  • Responsible for writing high quality code adhering to corporate and regulatory standards, and the review of others code
  • To ensure existing and newly developed solutions are reliable, secure, performant and maintainable
  • Build strong working relationships with colleagues, business users, and other technical teams
  • Actively contribute to the overall output of the team (e.g. through knowledge sharing, mentoring, etc.)


Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Proficient knowledge and understanding of PHP, particularly when developing within a Linux/Apache/MariaDB/PHP stack
  • Ability to effectively write W3C compliant HTML & CSS, with an understanding of browser support & standards
  • A practical appreciation of database design and working practices, particularly MariaDB/MySQL
  • Ability to develop JavaScript based front-end applications, particularly using the jQuery framework
  • Understanding of version control tooling (e.g. Git, BitBucket)


Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Experience developing scalable, secure, high performance, database driven web applications, using PHP frameworks - Silex and Symfony particularly advantageous
  • Understanding of professional development delivery tooling and wider SDLC pipelines
  • Experience using templating engines and formats, in particular, Smarty, Twig and Handlebars
  • Experience in working with automated testing solutions, in particular, PHPUnit and Selenium
  • Understanding of web application design patterns and object-oriented programming (OOP) model principles
  • Knowledge and experience interfacing with Oracle, Apache Solr
  • Experience developing RESTful and SOAP APIs and integrating with third party APIs
  • Understanding of responsive design principles and responsive front-end frameworks, in particular Foundation
  • Knowledge and experience using Sass, delivering AJAX-driven solutions,
  • Degree-level 2.i or above in any discipline (computing or science-related preferred)
  • IT or Web Development based qualification


Please send CV in first instance.