PHP Developer

Loughborough, Leicestershire, England
£25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
17 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Vacancy Filler
Contract Type
Full Time

We provide software to education and to wide variety of businesses across the country. We are a private social learning network that is playing a role in reshaping the approach to the online education. Our software expands Communication and Engagement to the whole educational community, bringing families closer to the school experience and learning processes, as well as improving the skills and communication capabilities of all educational staff.

We envisages to reach a large footprint in the next 3 years, becoming one of the top global social networks in education worldwide.
We leverage the latest technologies and deliver great results. We have an informal, no-nonsense culture that is growing fast and has big ambitions.

Job Description:

We are looking for a PHP Developer with both backend and frontend experience to join our development team in Loughborough. You will engage with a dynamic team to maintain the existing codebase, as well as helping develop a highly scalable new global platform leveraging the latest technologies. You will be proficient in delivering high-quality PHP code making use of test-driven methodologies and modern frameworks. You will have excellent communication skills and be able to identify issues and provide innovative and efficient solutions to streamline overall development efforts.

What we're looking for

- Relevant experience building scalable and secure platforms;
- Experience development experience using PHP with OOP;

- At least 2-3 years of development experience using one or several of the following frameworks:
Phalcon, Zend Framework (v1 or v2), Symfony 2 or Laravel, TDD (PhpUnit);
Knowledge of

* HTML5, CSS3, Jquery and Twitter Bootstrap 3;
* RDBMS like PostgreSQL and MySQL;
* REDIS or Memcache;
* TypeScript
* SASS, Linux/Unix environments and Amazon EC2
* Agile methodologies

We would like see:

*Experience, communicating project status, defining, documenting, and maintaining processes and procedures
*Ability to develop unconventional solutions for customer requirements in a collaborative environment as part of a dynamic team and independently with customers at all levels
*You to be highly analytical, creative, and innovative in solving problems
*Ability prepare and present briefings and training
*Bachelor's degree or Certification in a recognised, immersive technology discipline or School/Project experience in designing and implementing web and/or mobile applications

We Offer

We have an entrepreneurial environment where their ideas matter, where they're rewarded with competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, company hangouts, lunch-and-learn sessions, skills development, and plenty of recognition for their great work. Other benefits includes free on site gym, parking and you will also have your own Herman Miller chair.

You will benefit from joining a company which offers you a huge potential for progression in a company that has realistic aims to be the number 1 provider in its field and at the same time opportunity to gain exposure to emerging technologies.

Pizza, Jacket Potatoes, Fish n Chips!!!!!!! Finish your week with Friday free food, where our team comes together to talk about progress and future plans.

On top of everything we offer fun, happy and politics-free work culture built on the principles of lean and self-organisation.

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