PHP Developer

Full Time Gloucester Gloucestershire IT Job Pro UK

The Company

My client is one of the leading technology businesses in the UK, offering fantastic careers in the Web Hosting and Cloud industry.

They design, build and operate full stack technology platforms within their wholly owned datacentres across Europe and the USA and they deliver these platforms at massive scale.

About the role

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a highly skilled experienced Developer. The Developer role sits is one of three software development teams, working with the team's Lead Developer and Team Architect to deliver software projects to the business that meet the requirements and are on-time. As part of a small and skilled team, this Developer role will see you leading the software development on projects that develop full-stack systems, provide tooling for staff and provision award-winning products.

This Developer role is an exciting opportunity to use your exceptional software development and architectural skills and to get involved in and deliver projects at all levels of the system.

Duties & Responsibilities

Your core responsibilities will include:
Leading and delivering successful software development projects
Meeting the requirements of projects as they have been defined while working with the Product Owners
Implementing non-functional requirements as part of overall design and delivery
Building the latest generation of hosted products
Building rock-solid scalable solutions across a wide range of technologies
Designing with consideration to wider system architecture
Performing lifecycle management activities
Skills & Expertise required:

Essential skills and experience:
Highly experienced and skilled software developer
A proven track record of delivering major software development projects
Very strong core coding skills, including OO design, Design Patterns, Clean Coding, Testing Techniques
Modern working practices, including CI/CD workflows, Agile (Scrum/Kanban)
Keen interest in emerging technologies, learning new languages and skills
Willingness to take ownership and engineer solutions
Languages – PHP and JS (Typescript, Jamstack / Vue)
Experience using Git
Experience with automated testing
Advantageous skills and experience:

Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift
Building micro services and experience of Cloud Native architectures
Knowledge of server virtualisation and containerisation technologies
Languages – C# and Python
Experience with Jira

What you get:

£45,000 – £65,000 DOE
25 days annual leave
Generous training opportunities tailored to your career goals
Opportunities to visit the best industry conferences across Europe
Free parking close to offices in a vibrant city centre location
Contributory pension scheme, Health care, Cycle to work scheme & other benefits
Free soft drinks, fruit and computer games available in our break rooms.
Excellent coffee!
Great social activities: summer and Christmas parties, fitness groups, running teams, and many more

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