Senior Developer (PHP, Laravel, React)- Remote

  • Location:

    Bristol City Centre, Bristol

  • Sector:

    Software & Web Development

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  • Salary:

    £30001 - £55000 per annum + Remote

  • Contact:

    Lucy Kershaw

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  • Published:

    26 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Lucy Kershaw

Now is such an exciting time to join a company that is passionate about using technology to solve challenges and deliver real improvements! They've recently started architecting and moving across all current and new pages to the latest and most sought after ReactJS, making it such a great time for you to get involved! As a part of this exciting challenge, you will be learning ReactJS alongside the rest of the team, putting the business at the forefront of technology. The team is built up of passionate people that really enjoy making a difference and driving change with what they do, so it's the perfect time to join a business that will recognise you as an integral part of the company's success…

The role

A rare and exciting opportunity to join the medium-sized team as a Full Stack Developer (PHP, LAMP, MVC, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3), where you will play an integral part in developing cloud-based applications which utilise innovative cutting-edge technologies. You will be working on a specific platform which provides a software solution all around the world helping drive efficiencies and improve quality. The software is extremely data heavy allowing for lots of complex analysis- so if you're a problem solver, this position is ideal for you!

You will be working on new and exciting projects, from conception through to delivery. Experience with making architectural decisions on projects would be a benefit, but if this isn't something you've had any experience with don't worry as you will quickly gain exposure to it in the role.

You should be a team player to allow you to add value in an AGILE and collaborative environment. You will have an analytical mind and a problem solver nature that is committed to demonstrating high standards and contributing towards the team success. You should be passionate about keeping up to date with the latest trends in technology as you'd be joining a business that is constantly improving and striving forward.

Personal development will be key in this position! You will be encouraged to take on additional learning and training opportunities to develop yourself, funded for by the company. If you're interested in this opportunity but don't have one of the skills listed below, don't worry as the company is willing to fund the training for the right candidate. This really is somewhere for you to grow, develop and make a career!

Must haves:

  • PHP
  • OO Design Patterns
  • OO JavaScript
  • Experience in at least one of the MVC Frameworks: Laravel, Slim, Zend, Yii

Nice to haves:

  • Strong JavaScript experience and the use of the latest frameworks i.e. VueJS and AngularJS (don't worry if not, PHP is the predominant)
  • Knowledge of API's and RESTful web services
  • LAMP stack and an understanding of NoSQL
  • MongoDB
  • Strong HTML5 and CSS3 skills
  • Cloud services

The Company

This global company is making an impact of people's lives around the world by throwing themselves into modern ways of coding, never shying away from embracing and trying new things. They provide cloud-based software to exam boards and ministries of education, delivering enterprise scale applications to support and remodel the examinations authoring process. The company also acts as a channel for partners who provide related technologies, for example onscreen testing systems (to deliver exam content to candidates on screen under exam conditions) and data portals (which provide exam results analysis for schools, at a national scale).

The company's mission is to empower examination providers raise the quality of their tests, operate more efficiently, whilst increasing security levels. Their mission and vision are clear, with values to underpin them, which demonstrates its solidarity in today's market. The company is part of the Stephen Austin Group, an international business with clients in over 20 countries worldwide.

This is a company to build a career! You will be truly valued here- there will be ample of opportunity to accelerate your career forward within a company known for nurturing top talent. The entire team are great and culture fit is really important for them- they have recently created a series of hobby groups for you to join should you wish to if you're working at home to connect with the team!

What you get in return?

  • Competitive market salary up to 55k
  • Remote working options
  • Core hours + room for massive flexibility
  • Central location
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Christmas shutdown
  • Life Insurance
  • 5% contributory pension
  • Funded development opportunities
  • Great knit team and company

Fancy hearing more? The first stage of our process is simply a chat with the CTO. He will tell you more about the company- clarify the role and double check you like the sound of everything first.

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