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Full Stack PHP Developer (Laravel)

Posted on Aug 1, 2019 by CV-Library

West Midlands (County), United Kingdom
Wholesale Trade
Immediate Start
£35k - £45k Annual
Full-Time
Senior PHP Developer

Central Birmingham

Permanent

£30,000 - £45,000

A fantastic opportunity has just arisen with one of my clients in Central Birmingham. They focus on the design, build and optimisation of digital products and services. They are a young dynamic development studio based in the heart of Birmingham. Their small but perfectly formed team of ~10, specialise in building high quality web applications and occasionally websites for clients according to their individual needs. They are a developer led company and the clients that they have require them to be involved from the very beginning from the ideation to the scoping and design. My client has never had to market them services, all of their customers come through recommendation and there is no project too big or to small that they cannot lend our expertise too.

About the role

My Client is searching for a full stack developer, leaning towards Backend development, which will require the candidate to think in terms of basic features all the way up to entire platforms.

Their Backend tool of choice is Laravel/Lumen, but they have a number of current projects that are built with different technology. So having experience with these frameworks is a must as well as not being worried about learning something new.

My client writes code that is testable, that can be reused, and that enables them to create development environments that can be used in tackling other projects in the future. And the role we have, will stretch across the entire spectrum of a project's life - from managing a full project individually to adding simple functionality.

Responsibilities

Breaking projects down into tasks and provide estimates and requirements (using Jira with Agile sprints / Kanban flows)

Speaking and maintaining relationships with clients, to go through previous / current / upcoming work

Designing and maintaining large-scale projects

Configuring servers

Creating and undertaking deployment flows

Configuring multiple layers of caching

Explaining complex technical concepts and ideas to clients and non-technical users in easy to understand waysYour skills

Able to work as part of a team or individually depending on what the project requires

Plan your own time whilst aligning other with other business timelines and tasks

Know how to debug code and help others to debug

Able to document the functionality of systems

Excellent verbal and written communication skills Your experience

Experience in creating systems from the ground up

Experience maintaining codebases

Experience balancing client needs and expectations against technical requirements

Experience with a variety of core languages (PHP, JavaScript, MySQL), back end frameworks (such as CakePHP, Laravel, Symfony) and front end libraries (jQuery, VueJS)

Evidencible experience of PSR-2 coding standards

Minor and major application feature deployment

Experience in framework and infrastructure upgrades

Experience with build tooling (webpack, gulp, grunt)

Experience of testing using PHPUnit (and ideally Jasmine / Mocha / Jest too)Desirable Features

You have Docker knowledge

Understanding of PHPStorm

Knowledge of automated testing

Knowledge of manual testing practices

Understand page performance and how to reduce load times across a LAMP or MEAN stack

Have a knowledge of common security risks and how to protect against them

Experience with backend Node.js technologies

Experience with NoSQL technologies

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