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PHP Web Developer - E-commerce

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    £30000 - £35000 per annum

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    Emma Whitting
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    11 days ago

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We’re on the hunt for a talented PHP Web Developer who’s ideally full-stack (but essentially a strong back-end PHP Developer) and very competent with the likes of PHP7 (ideally 3+ years), MySQL, HTML and CSS.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced PHP Developer to join a growing e-commerce business in the heart of Somerset. They're looking to make some big changes this year, and are in need of a solid Developer to support them in this. It's a unique opportunity to really make the role your own. 

The experience we need

The ideal PHP Web Developer will be somebody who’s a bit of an all-rounder, who can roll up their sleeves to get stuck in. You'll be senior enough to lead on a number of key projects and to take a pivotal part in growing the brand. 

  • Computer Science degree or equivalent experience or training
  • Solid industry back-end PHP experience (3+ years)
  • Strong knowledge of MySQL, standards-compliant HTML and CSS
  • Object-orientated principles and agile methodologies
  • Strong knowledge of JavaScript and core frameworks (jQuery)
  • Working knowledge of Git Version Control
  • Experience with payment services such as SagePay / PayPal

The role

As the team's key PHP Developer, you'll play a pivotal part in ensuring key developments are built and implemented in-line with the business objectives and specifications. You'll be working alongside a small friendly team and your primary role will be to strengthen and grow the existing e-commerce website to improve the overall customer experience. 

This will include: 
  • Significant redevelopment work to the front end
  • Responsibility for managing back-end services and the interchange of data between the server and the users.
  • Development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end.
  • You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your co-workers into the application.

The company

A small, ambitious business who's sucess has taken them to the next level of growth. They're a collaborative, passionate team who are looking for like minded people. There's lots of plans for the next 12 years, so this really is a great role for someone who's ready to take a step up in responsibility and make a real difference. 

What you’ll get in return

  • The chance to make a real difference in a growing e-commerce brand 
  • Competitive Salary
  • 20 days holiday + Christmas shutdown + birthday off 
  • Pension Scheme
  • Remote working 

How to apply

If this sounds of interest then please click the apply button right away!

For more info on this or similar roles, please give Emma a call.