Web Developer - PHP/MYSQL with WordPress

Location
England, London
Salary
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
09 Jan 2018
Closes
23 Jan 2018
Ref
00077699
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This company develops innovative bespoke LAMP-based web-applications, workflow systems, mobile apps and websites across multiple sectors including Finance, Charity, Health & Government.

They are based in Kentish Town with a small office in Barcelona and comprise of 35 passionate individuals. Clients include BBC, Enterprise Finance, NHS, Galliard Homes, War Memorials Trust, Against Breast Cancer and Crisis.

They are looking for a number of Web-Application Programmers who also have strong WordPress experience to join their busy team to work on new projects as well as further development and some support of their bespoke web-applications and enterprise WordPress websites developed for clients.

You will need to be a dependable, experienced PHP / MYSQL developer with the confidence and ability to multi-task whilst remaining a clear thinker and communicator. They also tend to push the boundaries of WordPress, developing bespoke software within WordPress, integrating 3rd-party software as well as implementing workflows. They would expect you to have a number of years experience working on multiple web-based software applications written using LAMP technology and WordPress. There is also opportunities to work on mobile-App development.

Ideal candidates will have:
- 3 years' minimum experience as web-application programmer with WordPress
- Excellent spoken English (essential)
- Exposure to OO PHP and any of the popular frameworks (Zend, Zend 2, Laravel etc)
- Any exposure to JavaScript frameworks such as jQuery, Angular, React, Sencha/ExtJs
- PHP / MySQL experience, including transactional programming

A bonus would be:
- Experience working within an Agile environment (SCRUM/XP)
- GIT version control experience & 3rd party API integrations exposure
- The ability to understand the nature, severity and impact of changes to existing code
- The experience of gaining a clear understanding of how existing bespoke applications work at a business and technical level, including configuration & environment.
- Experience making coding changes and facilitating bug fixes along with QA & testing
- A Degree in Computer Science, Maths, Sciences or technically-oriented subject would be looked upon favourably
- Responsive CSS using bootstrap or similar would be a bonus

The role would suit people who are self-motivated about developing & maintaining high quality software and want to further their experience within web and mobile applications. You must be a dedicated team player to fit in their busy but relaxed working environment.

Why Work for this company?

Join their friendly in-house team of passionate professionals. Experience their relaxed office environment with a games area to think, chill, or blow off steam, complete with games consoles, pool table, table tennis and an endless supply of fruit, chocolate, soft drinks & beer.

They are a sociable team and have regular evenings out, pizza Friday, as well as out of town trips including abroad.

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