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Senior PHP Developer - PO19 1UF



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IT & Communication Technology


PO19 1UF

We are looking for an experienced PHP developer to work within our growing business, delivering high-quality solutions to our global eCommerce clients.

The ideal candidate will have strong agile programming principles including TDD and be skilled in object oriented design and development, with a proven track record in sound architectural thinking and working effectively with legacy code.

The candidate will have excellent communication skills with both technical and non-technical colleagues and be experienced in working in a multi-disciplined team environment.


  • Collaborate with the creative, client and other development teams to deliver great digital projects, on time and to specification
  • Daily communication of technical matters among internal team as well as client contacts
  • Analyse requirements, wireframes and capabilities of related systems to propose appropriate solutions
  • Participate in Scrum team activities and ceremonies
  • Build, maintain and support web applications using custom PHP code, popular libraries and frameworks
  • Problem solve, debug, and refactor, to provide performant code with easy to use interfaces
  • Connect to third-party platforms using various APIs
  • Implement cross-browser web development best practices
  • Apply web accessibility standards
  • Understand analytics software and embed tracking codes
  • Write beautiful and well-documented code
  • Work effectively with legacy code and applications
  • Support and mentor other members of the team
  • Drive to collaborate with others and maintain a growth mindset

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 6 years commercial web development experience with PHP, with at least 2 years developing eCommerce projects within a team
  • Degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent
  • A deep understanding and routinely high standards with:

    • PHP7
    • Object Oriented Design and Development
    • REST
    • API Integration and Testing
    • Unit Testing

  • A good working understanding of:

    • TDD
    • Pair Programming / Collaborative Development
    • MySQL
    • HTML5, CSS3 and responsive web design
    • W3C Web Standards
    • Accessibility Standards
    • Unix / Linux
    • Git / GitHub

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • BDD
  • Slim PHP Framework
  • Symfony PHP Framework
  • eCommerce Shopping Feed integration (e.g. Amazon Marketplace, eBay)
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Agency / Client Environment
  • Jira

About You:

This is an exciting opportunity to join an established friendly close knit team providing web applications and associated infrastructure support to large corporate clients worldwide.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are a must as you will be attending client meetings and be working in a team environment.

We expect you to have a real passion and knowledge of web and mobile technologies.

You will have an eye for superb user experiences and an entrepreneurial attitude to excite your colleagues and our clients with your ideas.

You will understand architectural concepts, how to build sophisticated systems comprising best-of-breed technologies, and have an entrepreneurial attitude to excite your colleagues and our clients with your ideas.

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