Mid PHP Developer
IT

Mid PHP Developer

Full Time

£25,000 - £32,000

We have an exciting opportunity for a mid level PHP Developer to join our growing IT department. You will be working closely with the ecommerce team in the development of new and existing ecommerce websites as we move into new retail markets. You will have significant involvement in to the continual evolution of our bespoke in-house systems, and will work collaboratively to improve and develop them for the future.​

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Day to Day Job

  • You will be responsible for the development of our existing eCommerce websites and be involved in the development of our new eCommerce platform.

  • Working closely with the eCommerce team to deliver high performance and scalable systems with the goal of providing great user experience.

  • You will be working with others in the team, learning from them, and teaching them new stuff too, so that we can all succeed as a team.

  • Perform peer review of your colleague’s code as part of the software deployment pipeline.

  • Be actively involved in discussions about the direction of the systems being developed.

Desired Skills

  • A good level of commercial experience working with PHP 7 and MySQL.

  • Familiarity with the MVC design pattern and experience with MVC frameworks such as Symfony, Laravel and/or Zend is preferable.

  • Knowledge of composer for internal and external dependencies.

  • Understanding and experience with Linux server administration.

  • Experience with source control, in particular Git and pull requests.

  • Comfortable working with HTML, CSS, Javascript and jQuery.

  • Experience with using JIRA or other ticket management tools.

Benefits

  • On top of a competitive salary, we have a great bonus scheme available to all full-time employees, driven by your performance and discussed in your monthly one-to-one meeting with your line manager. We also like to grow our talent from within, so your career development is important to us.

  • A 20% staff discount available across the products we sell, ranging from the newest video games, board games and collectables, to technology, clothing and home and garden products.

  • Modern facilities including free parking, free hot drinks (tea, coffee and hot chocolate), free fresh fruit and a cool chill out room kitted with the latest games and consoles and Netflix. We’re located right next to a Costa, KFC and McDonalds if that’s your cup of tea!

  • You can choose what software to develop with, but we provide all staff with a license for PHPStorm, which we prefer to develop with.

  • Our working hours are Monday through Friday 9am to 5:30pm.

  • 22 days holiday (+ Bank Holidays) and an incremental holiday allowance,with an extra day at 3 years service, another at 4, and another at 5.

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