PHP Developer

Location: Solihull
Job Type: Permanent
Discipline: Software Development
Reference: RW62
We have an exciting new opportunity for a Senior Back End Developer to join an software development team to facilitate creation and maintenance of outstanding software products. You will work with a talented team of like-minded colleagues, delivering an exciting range of projects. A self-sufficient developer who takes pride in writing outstanding code.

• Lead and write clean?PHP / Laravel?code to develop functional?server-side?applications
• Perform?unit?tests to optimise?performance
• Manage cutting-edge technologies to improve legacy?applications
• Gather and address technical and design?requirements
• Build reusable code and libraries
• Liaise with developers, designers and system administrators to identify new?features
• Developing ideas for new programs, products, or features by monitoring industry developments and trends

• Knowledge of object-oriented PHP programming
• Knowledge of the Laravel framework
• Experience of working in agile methodology
• Understanding accessibility and security compliance
• Software engineering fundamentals: version control, design patterns, testing, deployment

• Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
• Refactor, optimise and improve the existing codebase for maintenance and?scale
• Strong database knowledge, specifically MySQL
• Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
• Software engineering fundamentals: version control, design patterns, testing, deployment

What you get in return
• Remote working – Work from home full-time or part time, your choice
• Flexible working hours – Start as late as 10am or finish as early as 4pm
• Pension – Looking after your future self when it’s time to step back and relax.
• Clear Career Progression – Employees have worked they’re way into highly rewarding roles, and so can you
• Extensive Learning & Development Opportunities – Continuous development and support not only for your professional qualifications but also for your personal goals and aspirations
• Opportunity to attend social events – Time to stop, pause and have fun

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