Web Developer


  • £40000 - £42000 per annum
  • Reading
  • Posted: 20/02/2020
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 246102892

Job Details

We are looking for a full stack web developer / software engineer to join our team and become primarily responsible for designing, building and maintaining back end systems, as well as working on the public ecommerce sites.
The role will cover the building of intuitive back-end user interfaces within a LAMP stack environment, in order to expand our current bespoke platform, as well as the integration with 3rd party services via API calls using various technologies.
This individual should be talented, hard-working, enthusiastic, motivated, reliable and deadline driven. A natural problem solver with the ability to adapt quickly coupled with a keen willingness to learn.
Qualified candidates should also have a complete understanding of how the front and back end interact. Understanding of the concepts of progressive enhancement and future friendly design are highly encouraged.

Required skills:
Proficiency in the following languages: PHP / MySQL / HTML5 / CSS3 / JS / JQUERY
Knowledge and experience of GIT / Linux / Apache / Bootstrap
API Integrations with 3rd party services
Understanding of web site hosting and server technology
Love of learning, and ability to proactively manage your own work load
Team player willing to pitch in for the greater good
Comfortable working with a bespoke MVC framework
High level of competence and experience of using and writing custom JavaScript code
Familiarity with browser testing and debugging
Excellent understanding of high performance, highly available, large scale web applications
Firm Understanding of OOP PHP
Excellent English communication skills both verbal and written
High level of analytical, implementation, and organizational ability
Self-motivated with a desire to pro-actively resolve issues.

Desirable:
Experience in Agile development methodologies
Networking understanding
Knowledge of other languages highly beneficial
Experience with SALT Server orchestration
Experience of AWS
Familiarity with SCSS / SASS
A firm grasp of SEO & FEO best practices
Familiarity with process flow charting, wire frames, mock-ups, site maps
Positive attitude with a sense of humour


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