Web Developer - PHP/MYSQL with WordPress

England, London
£40000 - £50000 per annum
09 Jan 2018
23 Jan 2018
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
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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