PHP Developer

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire with work from home option
£28000 - £38000
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Who are we?

We are a team of talented developers working together to build exciting and robust systems for a growing provider of specialist insurance products based in Peterborough. We are offering a highly competitive basic salary, 28 days holiday, work from home 3 days a week, excellent training opportunities with scope for progression and free onsite parking. We pride ourselves on being a champion of the young driver, giving them a safer, fairer and simpler option on their car insurance.

What about you?

As a PHP Developer you will be working for a SME company that values its employees and offers a friendly and supportive working environment. You will have input into the technical direction of the organisation and will influence the way in which the solutions and the systems are designed and built.

Your primary focus will be on the development of server-side logic, design and maintenance of the database and ensuring the high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end.

You are passionate about programming and have a willingness to explore and learn new technologies. You enjoy working as part of a team and assisting less experienced members of the team to improve their technical skills.

We are looking for

  • 3 years+ experience as a PHP Developer
  • Good understanding of OOP & code design
  • Experience working with a MVC framework (Symfony, Laravel, Zend etc)
  • Using and designing MySQL databases
  • Working as part of a team on a project
  • Comfortable working in a LAMP environment
  • Working knowledge of a version control system (Git)
  • Excellent communication skills

It would be great if you also have any of the following

  • HTML4, HTML5, XHMTL, XML, CSS, CSS3, Javascript/JQuery experience
  • Using debugging tools (XDebug) and writing unit tests (PHPUnit)
  • Consuming and building APIs (REST, SOAP)
  • Building scalable systems
  • Experience using Composer and Satis
  • Working in an Apple Mac environment

What you will learn with us

  • Production level programming and software architecture
  • Unit testing and code debugging
  • MySQL optimisation
  • Deployment practices
  • Ubuntu Linux server setup and management

The hours of work are Monday to Friday, 9am-5.30pm based in our offices in Peterborough.

If you are a PHP Developer looking to work within a successful company and to be recognised and rewarded as a key member of the rapidly growing business, then please apply today.

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