Mid/Senior PHP Web Developer / Software Developer

Keighley, West Yorkshire, England
£21000 - £28000 per annum
30 May 2018
27 Jun 2018
Bluetown Online
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Mid/Senior PHP Web Developer

Location: Keighley, West Yorkshire

Salary: £21k to £28k depending on experience.

The company is small friendly, currently just five full time staff based in their Keighley office. They have close links with a second company based in Doncaster with whom they share clients, work and expertise. They have exciting expansion plans, starting with the recruitment of at least one experienced full-time developer.

The company provide web site design services, but they specialise in web programming. Some of their clients are small web designers who need bespoke programming services for their clients, and some are large companies and Universities outsourcing their web development to them.

In addition to their programming services, they host clients' sites on their own Linux servers which they also manage ourselves. They also resell domain names, certificates and other cloud based services.

Their unique Selling Point is their reputation for excellent quality and support - and they don't just say it, they do it! The Company have not advertised for many years as their new customers normally find their through recommendation.

Job Role:

You will be a member of the team from day one, and will share the workload. There are a variety of project opportunities, but they would ask you to learn all about one or two of their major systems, so that you would be able to assist development and ongoing support. As this is a mid/senior position, they would expect you to be fee-earning from the start, however they understand that it's important to keep abreast of technology, and they would encourage you to take a little time out to do this.

You will become champion on your own customer projects, and have the confidence to speak directly to clients to discuss requirements and progress and also offer support. It also may be necessary to meet clients, and in some cases their clients' clients.

They would normally require you to work in their office in Keighley town centre, and there may be some flexibility over your hours of work. They dress casually in the office except when meeting clients, and welcome you to do the same.

Subsequent to any probation period you would be entitled to join the company's private health care scheme.

Due to the nature of some of the clients they work with, you will be required to enter into a non-disclosure agreement immediately upon starting work.

Essential Skills:

  • Fully proficient in PHP, MySQL and Javascript, jQuery, Bootstrap
  • Excellent knowledge of Angular
  • Experience of OO and MVC techniques
  • Good written and verbal communication skills and good standard of English
  • Good attention to detail, able to produce accurate work
  • Proven abilities with front-end web technologies
  • Produce responsive websites
  • Understand cross-browser issues and workarounds
  • Comfortable working both autonomously and as part of a team
  • Have a demonstrable passion for programming and web development
  • Have a desire to keep up to date with technology changes

Desirable Skills:

A working knowledge of the following items is desirable

  • Knowledge of Zend Framework would be advantageous
  • Third party APIs (e. Google, Facebook, SagePay, Worldpay etc.)
  • Work with E-Commerce and CMS Platforms, their themes and plugins.

The successful candidate will be responsible for designing, developing and maintaining online applications for their clients. You may be required to work with clients to determine the best solution, taking time and budgets into consideration.

Your work will be neat and well documented, whilst being efficient and accurate.

They will need to see samples of your code to determine your style and proficiency, and it may also be necessary to undertake a coding proficiency test.

Please provide an overview of previous projects describing your involvement in your cover letter.

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