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PHP Developer

  • PHP Developer
  • London
  • £40k - £45k
  • Posted06 March 2018
  • Ref1547027_1520331056
  • ConsultantNick Yorke
  • LocationLondon
  • SectorIT
  • Contract TypePermanent
  • PositionPHP Developer
  • Salary£40,000 - £45,000 per annum

PHP Developer / London / Permanent / £40-45k

PHP / OOP / MVC / Laravel / MySQL / CMS / Git / TDD

My client is an integrated advertising agency which leverages real time data to create and curate things for brands that are useful, entertaining and relevant to consumer's lives. The capabilities of this agency, based in Central London, include web design and development, user experience design, advertising, digital engagement strategy and applications, data strategy and analytics as well as brand and product development…to name a few.

In terms of web design and build, the technical team, which sits very closely with design, creative and project management, is incredibly versatile, delivering digital experiences in forms of campaigns, single page applications, eCommerce builds along with larger scale web builds. Consisting of five full-time developers and any number of freelancers for a given project, every member is an advocate of the highest quality of native coding, whilst incorporating the latest technologies where frameworks and libraries are deemed fit to be implemented.

Working on clients from a variety of industries, technology is carefully implemented to ensure the highest quality builds time after time, however the team typically makes use of the Laravel and AngularJS 2 frameworks and in terms of eCommerce builds, they are embracing the game changer that is Magento 2, which has made serious strides since its release earlier last year.

Being part of this agency gives the responsibility of all of the development team to play an integral part in building web based solutions for its high profile clients, bearing in mind that all work completed will be on display and used by many thousands of users. With this in mind, having a really keen eye for detail and the foresight to identify issues before they become problems, as well as a willingness to go that extra mile where needed, are all attributes that my client highly values which also result in this agency being so successful.

Assisting this client with the growth of its team, a PHP Developer is sought with a can-do attitude to join this very fun, hard-working and passionate team of designers and technology professionals.
As one of the primary go to people for all things LAMP, one will need to have good knowledge in this area as it is a key feature of the role.

One will be able to write code that is easy to understand for those in the development team, and robust enough to work under all use and edge cases that the code will be run under; identifying all risks and potential scenarios the code will encounter is also imperative. The given developer will play an active part in contributing to the department whenever there are new technologies and processes to be identified and implemented, whilst maintain the highest levels of communication across the wider business.

There is a very collaborative culture in this agency. Skills aside, ones outgoing characteristics are of paramount importance; my client is keen to meet with those who are outgoing, creative, thoughtful and willing to speak out and share opinion of matters relating to any piece of work. This agency is constantly striving to be as innovative as possible; by hiring like minded individuals they are meeting their objectives on a daily basis whilst creating an environment where everyone's input makes a differences, allowing the given hire to really make an impact moving forward.

Skills required:
-Very high knowledge of PHP
-Good level of MVC expertise, whether it be Laraval, Symfony etc. or a passion to gain commercial experience in this area
-Strong understanding and experience of database design and MySQL
-Good ability working with Git version control
-Experience in debugging and optimising code for application performance
-Good understanding of Object Orientated programming
-Experience setting up and managing Apache on a Linux based operating system

Desired skills:
-Experience configuring and maintaining virtual servers such as Docker
-Experience with SPA JavaScript frameworks
-Exposure working with CMS's such as WordPress / Magento etc.
-Unit Testing frameworks and TDD experience

PHP / OOP / MVC / Laravel / MySQL / CMS / Git / TDD
PHP / OOP / MVC / Laravel / MySQL / CMS / Git / TDD

If you are interested in this role and would like to know more then please get in touch.

Nick Yorke
Nick Yorke

He's our Technical Managing Consultant.

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