PHP Developer (Remote Working)

Full Time West Midlands (County) IT Job Pro UK

We're looking for a brainy, innovative PHP developer to join us, to help us build and release cool things faster, better and smarter. You'll be based in the digital delivery team working on exciting websites and web apps for high-profile clients including Asda, Coca-Cola and GoCompare. We're based in Solihull near Birmingham, just off the M42, with good bus, train and cycle links. (And good canal links, too, for that matter.)

We especially value people;

With a positive attitude
Who can take a pragmatic approach to a complex brief and turn it into something beautifully simple
That are passionate about their work and gain genuine enjoyment from seeing projects through from start to finish
Who aren't intimidated by new technologies
That manage their time efficiently
Who communicate effectivelyResponsibilities

The delivery of high-quality code
Encourage creativity and efficiency throughout complex digital projects
Contribute ideas and direction to the development team
Staying up-to-date with current development trends and showing a willingness to integrate them into the team's workflow
Peer-reviewing your fellow developers' work
Communicating clearly and constructively with internal and external clients and stakeholdersRequirements

Must-have skills

You'll be an expert in most if not all of these:

HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript, of course
PHP 7 (and ideally you'll be handy with other server-side languages too)
Git, and Github and/or Gitlab
Composer / npm
OOP design patterns
A PHP MVC framework (we use Laravel ourselves)
An understanding of web security
Knowledge of software design patterns
Attention to detailNice-to-have skills

Ideally you'll be able to say "yes, that's me" to more than a handful of these:

Native mobile app development (iOS or Android)
PSR coding standards
API integration (SOAP, REST etc.)
At least one of: React / Angular / Backbone / Vue.js
Bootstrap / Foundation
ElasticSearch / Mongo / other NoSQL databases
Experience of building highly-scalable web applicationsBenefits

If you can bring lots of the above to the table, plus enthusiasm, energy, a can-do attitude along with a proven ability to get things done, a desire to contribute and to help steer and shape the projects you work on, we definitely want to talk to you.

In return for your talents, we can offer you:

A positive, informal working environment, casual dress code, with a great team spirit and a "family feel"
The chance to work as part of an award-winning dev team with global clients
Competitive salary, pension and benefits
Generous bonus scheme based on share-of-profit
Childcare voucher scheme
Flexible working hours
Free gym membership
Free smoothies, coffee and tea from our in-office tiki bar
Pool table and darts board
Shower, lockers and changing space for cyclists

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