Senior PHP Web Developer - Wigan, £33k

Posted 21 August by Novus Digital Media Limited

I’m currently recruiting for a Senior PHP Web Developer for a respected Business Services client located just outside of Wigan, Lancashire/Greater Manchester

** This would be an ideal opportunity for an experienced mid-weight Developer to take on a more senior role, with more responsibilities and also the management of a small Dev team alongside! **

Reporting directly to the Head of Digital, your responsibilities will be as below:

  • To use excellent communication skills to establish briefs from internal and external teams
  • Provide guidance to junior developers
  • To deliver projects and web initiatives to a high standard and meet deadlines
  • To communicate and enforce best practices to ensure the consistent delivery of high quality services and systems
  • To ensure projects are tested in different scenarios to achieve fully functioning systems and websites
  • To suggest new and innovative ideas that will help progress the team / company
  • Communicate professionally with internal and external stakeholders by telephone, email and face to face, building positive relationships, responding to and progressing issues to a successful conclusion
  • Work as a team to achieve high standards

Essential criteria:

  • At least 3 years minimum, relevant PHP Web Dev experience
  • PHP 5 OOP (OOP)
  • Experience of Composer package manager
  • Version Control (GIT preferably)
  • Understanding of Development Design Patterns
  • MySQL Database and SQL Syntax
  • Using SSH to interact with Linux servers
  • Experience using Linux server environment
  • Apache & Nginx webserver configuration
  • A solid understanding of HTML and CSS
  • JavaScript & JQuery

Desirable Skills:

  • Magento (Highly Desirable)
  • Previous experience with any PHP frameworks
  • PSR Coding Standards
  • Unit Testing
  • PHP 7
  • Experience with Sage200/SageCrm
  • RESTful/SOAP Web Services
  • Using browser dev tools
  • PHP Debugging (x-debug)

My client offers an excellent salary of c£30k basic plus holidays and a pension scheme. They also offer a superb working environment with skills & career progression!

They’re within a very easy commute of the M6 motorway and all major road networks and within an ideal commute of the likes of Preston, Bolton, Blackburn, Southport, Wigan & St Helens etc. They’re also within easy access of the local train station

Please contact me to chat further or for a more detailed job-spec: information (AT) novusdigitalmedia dot co dot uk

** Please note: Due to past issues, my client(s) and I cannot consider any applicant that doesn't already live within a sensible, commutable distance of the client location. Candidates outside of the UK CANNOT be considered. Candidates already in the process of relocating back to the area, please contact me to chat further **

Required skills

  • HTML
  • Linux
  • MySQL
  • PHP
  • Web Development

Application questions

Do you have at least 3 years relevant PHP Web Dev experience?
Are you able to commute freely to the client location without the need to relocate?

Reference: 33071508

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