PHP Web Developer

Job Description

PHP Web Developer
£22k - £30k & unlimited holidays!

We're on the lookout for an experienced and innovative PHP Web Developer to join a well-established and successful company in Stockton. You'll help to enhance and extend their market-leading eCommerce platform by building new online retail features, strengthening existing functionality, and working together with the team to improve the robustness, performance and scalability of our software.

The successful PHP Web Developer candidate will deliver simple solutions to complex challenges, and be a champion of clear communication and detailed documentation. It’s also important that you’re a team player rather than a lone wolf, as you’ll need to work closely with fellow server-side Developers as well as Front End Developers, Designers, Project Managers, and many more professionals within the wider team.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced PHP Web Developer to be part of an award-winning agency and one of the top places to work in the North-East - certified by The Journal and Prolific North.

Sound interesting? Discover more and apply today…

JOB TITLE: PHP Developer
SALARY: £22,000 - £30,000 DOE + Visualsoft Benefits Package (including Unlimited Holidays!)
LOCATION: Teesside
REPORTING TO: Head of Development

PHP Web Developer Duties:

CODING: Write robust, elegant and efficient code in PHP, MySQL and jQuery (and be willing to learn other languages and/or frameworks as required)

PROJECT MANAGEMENT: As a senior within the team, you’ll be able to comprehensively spec, build, document and rollout large scale roadmap projects

LEADERSHIP: Lead technical architecture discussions and drive technical decisions.

EFFICIENCY: Stick to established specs, timeframes, budgets, processes and standards

COMMUNICATION: Liaise with internal stakeholders where required, communicating effectively with professionals at various levels to make sense of often complex topics. It's an award-winning digital business and communication is very much their ‘thing’, so it should be yours, too.

INNOVATION: Proactively innovate and improve products beyond the scope of specified work requirements to drive additional value for the platform.

MANAGEMENT: On occasions, you’ll be required to shadow team leaders and provide cover in their absence if required. You’ll also be required to work with the team to ensure they hit deadlines and KPIs.

There are also a few prerequisites for this particular PHP Web Developer role:

Higher level education in a relevant field, or equivalent professional experience, with a minimum of 3 years of commercial experience.
Excellent working knowledge of PHP, MySQL and jQuery, plus other technologies including Sphinx, Linux and APC
Commercial experience of MVC architecture and modern PHP frameworks
A positive, can-do attitude and a deep-rooted commitment to effective problem-solving
Be a logical thinker, a methodical worker and a driven leader within the team.

If you are interested in the advertised position for PHP Web Developer please ‘Register your interest’ through the requested method and we will be in touch shortly with regards to your suitability for the role.

Sharpe Recruitment Ltd is a North East based consultancy, dedicated to placing professionals in rewarding jobs throughout the North of England across a variety of disciplines including Digital Media, Design, Development, Creative Advertising, Sales & Marketing, Tech & IT.

Job Skills

Web Developer, Softare Developer, Software Engineer, Programmer, PHP, MySQL, jQuery

Additional Information

  • Salary:£22000 - £30000 per annum + unlimited holidays
  • Industry:IT
  • Location:Stockton-on-Tees

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We have already filled this vacancy.


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