PHP / Web Application Developer

Posted 4 weeks ago

The Full-stack developer is a key part of our development team. The role is responsible for developing a range of technical solutions across digital products as well as ‘lighter’ applications such as public facing websites and mobile/tablet apps. Responsibilities will range from, but are not limited to: using and extending our core modules and libraries; liaising with product owners, project managers, QAs, Designers and UX designers to understand business logic for new features and improvements.

Key responsibilities

  • Extending module architecture.
  • Implementation of new function-heavy features.
  • Emergency debugging across any project, when needed.
  • Using initiatives to identify, prioritise and resolve critical NewRelic issues ASAP without guidance.
  • BDD and unit test writing and code reviewing.
  • Managing certain areas of our projects or entire project and being the go-to developer for all work relating to them.
  • Working with front-end developers to implement pixel-perfect designs.
  • Develop code across the stack for new features and products.
  • Be part of the team’s agile working practices to ensure scalability and deliver high quality code (Planning, Standups, Demos, Retros, Code Reviews, TDD)
  • Develop interfaces that are easy to use, intuitive and performant.
  • Follow the technical standards and shared team commitments.


General Responsibilities

  • Assisting the scoping of new features and creating time estimates.
  • Assisting front-end developers with back-end, architecture or infrastructure work where necessary.
  • Suggesting core technology changes, when necessary, to ensure our products remain cutting edge.
  • Understanding branding, design and UX principles.
  • Ensuring technical feasibility of designs.
  • Good knowledge of industry best practices, agile, scrum and Kanban.
  • Ability to pickup new technology quickly.
  • Be aware of common server infrastructure and architecture tasks and be able to assist the team in these areas.
  • Accept responsibility and provide holiday-cover when necessary.
  • Designing and developing new software products and components.
  • Take an active role in evolving our web architecture.
  • Assist with product documentation.
  • Act as a technical representative on phone calls in order to establish project specifications and understand requirements.
  • Recognise opportunities for continuous improvement and innovation.


Required Skills

  • Expert in AngularJS, HTML 5, PHP, MySQL, Laravel.
  • Proficient in Javascript, Less/Sass,Linux, Nginx, MongoDB, Local Storage.
  • Good knowledge of Puppet and NodeJS.
  • Knowledge in Redis, ReactJS.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, communication and interpersonal skills both with internal customers and colleagues in your team.
  • Self motivated and able to work with minimum supervision and have a positive attitude to teamwork and collaboration.
  • Desire to learn and further all skills within architecture and infrastructure.
  • Knowledge of the entire development life cycle, including requirement scoping, design, QA and post-live.
  • Able to comfortably estimate timeframes to complete new features or projects.
  • Ability to understand core business needs and translate these into working, scalable solutions that use cutting edge technology.
  • Able to work across a range of disciplines and have the ability to quickly find solutions to problems and resolve them.



Computer science degree/Software engineering degree or professional qualification in related discipline.



  • 4+ years experience as a full-stack developer.
  • Hands on in a multi discipline team working in rapid iterations, with a user-focused mindset.
  • Test Driven Development experience.


If you think you suit the role, then apply online or forward your CV’s to:


Minimum education: Bachelor’s

Required experience: Full Stack Developer (4+ years)


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