Software Engineer PHP

Recruiter
PERFORM Group
Location
Leeds
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Jun 2019
Closes
27 Jun 2019
Ref
1181078377
Sector
IT
· Department: Development · Job Title:Software Engineer · Type:Perm · Reports To (title): Principal Software Engineer · Career Level: CL3 · Location:Leeds (Park Row) · Hours of Work: 37.5 · Line Management Responsibility: No HERE’S SOME INFORMATION FOR YOU Perform we live and breathe sport - everywhere, 24/7. We have over 530 reporters on the ground in 50 countries, getting closer to the action. We reach over 200 million sports fans all around the world and we’ve gained their trust in keeping them ahead of the game. As a software engineer in Perform we will be making the most of your development abilities, managing back-end services and the interchange of data between the server and the users. You will be working on web projects consuming and presenting sports data. Your primary focus will be the development of server-side logic on a rugby client used by professional clubs, the definition and maintenance of its database, ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end, and developing and integrating front-end elements as well. Regrettably, we are unable to provide visa sponsorship, so you must be eligible to work in the UK on a permanent basis – UK / EU citizen or ILR. HERE’S A BIT OF WHAT YOU’LL DO (NOT ALL OF IT, JUST THE MOST IMPORTANT STUFF) · Build efficient, testable, and reusable PHP · Make good use of SQL, creating efficient queries and data structures · Development and integration of frontend elements · Contribute to documentation that supports the development and system support lifecycles · Work to continually improve software deployment to ensure iterative releases and rapid deployment of updates DO YOU HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS? · Knowledge of at least one popular PHP framework (preferred Laravel) · Ability to use design patterns in PHP applications · Commercial experience with GIT or another distributed version control · Consuming data from SQL, JSON, XML, and in-memory data stores · Knowledge and experience in application caching mechanisms · Experience in SQL · Professional approach to code debugging, detecting errors and potential problems · Knowledge about unit tests and experience in writing tests · Commercial experience in dependencies managers like Composer · Experience in usage of Linux or another Unix like OS · Virtualization tools (Docker, Vagrant) IT WOULD BE GREAT IF YOU HAVE THESE DESIRABLES TOO · Familiarity configuring web server rules on services like Nginx and Apache · Performing effective code reviews with a focus on quality and performance · Understanding your role in SCRUM environment · Knowledge about CDN caching systems such as Akamai or CloudFront · Familiarity with AWS and services such as S3 and ECS HERE’S A LITTLE MORE ABOUT US Perform is the complete sports content provider. With over 1500 employees in 30 global territories, we work with our partners and customers to change the way people experience sport around the world. We create, collect and distribute cutting-edge sports data via Opta, performance data and tools to drive on-pitch success through OptaPro, sports news and content through Omnisport, and high-quality betting content through Perform Betting, all of which are underpinned by our globally trusted integrity operation. By delivering more content, quicker, more accurately and in more detail than anyone else, we allow our customers to create experiences that engage fans and drive revenues. THE BENEFITS YOU WILL ENJOY WHEN YOU JOIN WILL INCLUDE… 25 days’ annual leave (increasing by 3 days after 3 years); Private medical insurance, Life Assurance;Pension; Cycle to Work Scheme. ……………And there’s more…… you’ll have access to the Perform online learning portals (Udemy, Safari Books, and MindTools) and be part of our Career Deal, which aims to support your continued professional development. There is also a structured management development programme for you. Please Note - some of these benefits will only be available to you upon successful completion of your probation. Find out more at www.performgroup.com

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