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PHP Developer - Back end

East Riding of Yorkshire

My client is looking for an experienced and talented Senior Backend Developer to help them drive a number of key projects to the next level.

They are looking for a first-class developer with a genuine passion for all things tech who wants to work in a talented development team on exciting projects. Someone who can bring great commercial experience and a passion for development, along with a real drive to use the latest technologies to create exciting, innovative products.

The duties and responsibilities of this Developer role will include the following:

  • Designing and building new features and services
  • Developing new REST APIs
  • Writing unit tests to ensure high code coverage
  • Reviewing team members code to ensure a high-standard
  • Mentoring and supporting other team members
  • Estimating time and planning for implementation
  • Suggesting and investigating alternative technologies to solve business issues
  • Monitoring traffic and reviewing server performance
  • Ensuring documentation is correct and up-to-date
  • Training and knowledge transfer to the team
  • Leading the team to ensure standards and processes are met and followed
  • Maintaining the database systems
  • Developing the Continuous Integration system
  • Create and maintain server configurations and provisioning
  • Debugging and resolving bugs and performance issues

In order to fulfil the requirements of this role, you will need a strong background in Backend development, with a minimum of 3-4 years commercial experiences with the following skill sets:

  • Solid development experience in a commercial environment.
  • Solid understanding of modern PHP development.
  • Experience with PHP frameworks; preferably Symfony or Laravel
  • Commercial experience with version control in a team environment
  • Ability to approach existing code, grasp its purpose and make changes confidently and safely
  • Experience with writing unit & integration tests
  • Knowledge of coding standards and their application
  • Experience with LAMP stack architecture, particularly in a cloud environment
  • Experience with Docker & Ansible
  • Continuous integration
  • Mentoring a team
  • Security conscious approach to development
  • Understanding of caching and cache strategies
Conex Europe Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

Additional Information

Location: East Riding of Yorkshire
Industry: IT
Salary: 42000 - 45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Position Type: Permanent
Ref: York

Contact Information

Andy Evenden
01708 716880


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