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Senior Back End Web Developer

  • Senior Back End Web Developer
  • London
  • £50k - £50k
  • Posted01 February 2017
  • Ref1545913_1485947627
  • ConsultantNick Yorke
  • LocationLondon
  • SectorIT
  • Contract TypePermanent
  • PositionSenior Back End Web Developer
  • Salary£50,000 - £50,000 per annum

Senior Back End Web Developer / London / Permanent / £50k

PHP / OOP / MVC / Laravel / MySQL / SOLID / JSON / Git / AWS / Node.js / WordPress / Jenkins

Formed in 2006, this now very established and recognised UX, digital design and build agency is delivering a number of engaging, innovative and smart experiences through strategic thinking, cutting edge design, and bleeding edge technologies.

With such digital being delivered for a number of clients, both existing and new, this agency focuses on the main product, no micro-sites, banners, or email campaigns, just straight up web application builds as well as fully interactive and intuitive sites.

The team is currently working on a number of exciting projects; from a website rebuild for a leading UK well-being brand, to application builds for well known global sports brands.

The team currently comprises of a Lead Developer (an advocate of Laravel, AWS, Node.js etc.), a Junior Front End Developer, two Digital Designers and UX specialists, there is also a number of contractors in currently working with the stack listed above.

Now is a very promising time for my client, there is an environment of true passion present here, striving to innovate and improve processes on a daily basis. Running with Test Driven Development whilst using Jenkins for Continuous Integration, they have full commitment and trust from brands, allowing them to review, update and implement new technologies and methodologies as they see fit, providing real ownership over deliveries.

As part of a wider group of agencies, my client is in a great position as it is recognised across a number of industries, with revered brands approaching them for future digital projects, of which are carefully considered before acceptance, which is purely based on how exciting they will be to work on.

Due to ongoing success, I am now assisting in the hire of a Senior Back End Web Developer to join this exciting team.

Scope of being part of this agency:
-Work on exciting, main digital product builds for brands in the Automotive, Fashion, Technology, Retail, Travel and Energy sectors, plus more
-Leverage the latest technologies in a highly collaborative and innovative environment
-Grow with a growing team, with the freedom of taking on responsibilities asides from coding
-Be part of a social work environment with a real family vibe, this agency sits within the wider group of agencies
-Work alongside equally passionate professionals, always striving to be the best and push the boundaries of digital

The given Senior Back End Web Developer will report to the Lead Developer, but will also collaborate closely on a daily basis with the Senior Digital Project Manager and Senior contract developers.

-Work closely with Front End Developer/s in order to deliver highest quality products
-Show flexibility in methodologies whilst maintaining a strong level of performance throughout deliveries
-Ability to learn quickly and work in a fast paced environment
-Work collaboratively with others as well as showing autonomy where needed
-Communicate effectively with all stakeholders, ensuring problems are solved effectively with a critical mind-set
-Turn passion into effective technical delivery, particularly with PHP (using Laravel, please be rest-assured that previous experience of such isn't necessary, however, ones fundamentals of PHP needs to at a level where frameworks can be on boarded relatively seamlessly)

Skills required:
-Expert level of PHP
-Strong knowledge of OOP principles and MVC
-Very high knowledge of working with MySQL
-SOLID principles
-RESTful API Development and handling JSON
-Thorough understanding of build tools such as Grunt
-Expert knowledge of Git
-Follow best security practices

Skills desired:
-Experience of Laravel
-AWS experience
-Exposure to working in an Agile environment

PHP / OOP / MVC / Laravel / MySQL / SOLID / JSON / Git / AWS / Node.js / WordPress / Jenkins

If this sounds like you, and would like to know more about the agency and its glowing path ahead, then please get in touch.

Nick Yorke
Nick Yorke

He's our Technical Senior Consultant.

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