Senior PHP Developer

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    Information Technology

  • Salary:

    Up to £60000.00 per annum + pension + benefits

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    Prince Aidoo

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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Senior PHP Developer - remote/ hybrid


You will love this role if you:

*Are passionate about architecting, building and maintaining web applications
*Value collaboration and enjoy working closely with developers, project managers, QA professionals and digital designers
*Want to work on a variety of different projects and get the chance to try out new technologies
*Have an interest in modern PHP frameworks and how you could use their features in a project

As part of the Communications team, you'll be responsible for the following activities:

*Deliver PHP development for a variety of web projects across the group
*Contribute quality code for projects, including via peer review of others
*Ensure the correct technology is used for each project, and that new alternatives are considered
*Document and estimate proposed solutions
*Help scope and define functionality, including identifying areas where projects could benefit from additional features
*Follow development processes and help shape these as the team grows
*Identify code or concepts that can be re-used or re-purposed for other projects
*Ensure that your projects are delivered to the requirements and on the agreed timeline
*Mentor and provide direction and support to junior developers and contractors
*Offer technical advice and guidance to colleagues from other departments, and provide consultancy backup to Head of Digital
*Have strong experience of web development with PHP and a good understanding of Laravel or another main PHP framework, such as Symfony
*Have knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
*Can work with code versioning tools such as Git, SVN, and Mercurial.
*Are good at problem-solving, and can use your initiative to find creative solutions to coding problems
*Can thrive in a fast-paced agency environment and adapt to different priorities and deadlines
*Can work independently and as part of a team to overcome challenges
*Are passionate about learning and improving your technical skills across a range of web technologies

What you'll bring:

*Development of new web applications, features and functionality using the Laravel Framework
*Establishing and guiding the solution's architecture
*Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, hold strong project management skills and prioritise with a MoSCoW approach
*Enthusiasm and a passion for building great web applications
*The ability to quickly learn and adapt to new technologies and tools
*It would also be beneficial to have a good understanding of CMSs, such as WordPress, Drupal, Craft CMS

What we offer:

As a global organization, we are committed to supporting our employees and their families through a comprehensive benefits program

*Competitive pay, generous paid vacation and holiday, and health insurance programs across all our locations
*Ongoing training and development opportunities which foster and shape your individual career path
*An active and growing commitment to bettering the communities our employees call home through our Corporate Social Responsibility program
*The opportunity to thrive in a global, collaborative environment while working every day to improve health outcomes and patient wellbeing.
*Diverse, Inclusive culture that encourages you to bring your whole self to work