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IT Application Developer

Job Title: IT Application Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Westbury
Salary: £27,000 to £37,000 depending on experience
Reference: 545RCT
Contact Name: Richard Tidmarsh
Contact Email: richard.tidmarsh@24-7staffing.co.uk
Job Published: January 23, 2019 14:04

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for an experienced IT Application Developer for an expanding company in Westbury. 

With a basic salary of £27,000 to £37,000 per annum (depending on experience), could this be the role for you?

Job duties will include;

• Developing, recording and maintaining cutting edge web-based PHP applications
• Building innovative, state-of-the-art applications and collaborate with the user to improve their experience of IT
• Ensuring HTML, CSS, and shared JavaScript is valid and consistent across applications
• Leading the entire web application development life cycle right from concept stage to delivery and post launch support
• Refactoring, optimising and improving the existing codebase for maintenance and scale
• Use test driven development and acceptance tests to ensure feature quality
• Interfacing with customer and internal teams to gather requirements and develop software solutions
• Effectively conveying the status of all tasks progress, evaluations, suggestions, schedules along with technical and process issues
• Use documented development processes, architecture, and standard components where possible
• Coordinate with co-developers and keep the IT/Project manager informed of the status of development effort and serves as liaison between other development staff and project manager
• Keep abreast of new trends and best practices in web development
• Actively engage with the production teams

The following would be beneficial, though not essential:

• Previous working experience as a PHP Developer
• Familiarity with limitations of PHP as a platform and its workarounds
• Proficient in PHP, HTML5, JavaScript
• Experience with PHP MVC frameworks such as Laravel but experience with Symfony, or CodeIgniter would be helpful
• Excellent relational database skills with MySQL
• Experience with building restful JSON web services
• Knowledge of real-world systems such as Shopify, Woo Commerce, and Magenta, etc
• Understanding of responsive design frameworks such as bootstrap

To be successful in the role you will be:

• Capable of working within a busy role
• Proactive with a strong personality
• Able to take initiative and manage tasks well, especially under pressure 
• Have Excellent organisation skills 
• Have a High standard of written and verbal communication 
• Be able to work as part of a team 
• Able to travel

Role information:

  • 39 hours a week (Monday to Thursday 0900 – 1700 and Friday 0900 - 1600)
  • Start date: ASAP.
  • Starting Salary: £27,000 - £37,000 per annum depending on experience
  • Free parking on site
  • Paid lunch break

If you are interested in this role then the first stage is to send us your CV online. This role has an immediate start for the right person.

24-7 Staffing Ltd is an Employment Agency working on behalf of a client. By applying for this position, you are giving us permission to pass your CV and covering letter to a third party in relation to this specific vacancy. A full copy of our privacy policy can be viewed on our website.

For more information about this role please call 01249 447247 or forward your cv to richard.tidmarsh@24-7staffing.co.uk

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