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Senior / Lead Full-Stack PHP Developer



£30000 - £45000/annum + Benefits

Derby, Derbyshire


Permanent | Full Time




This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for an experienced Full-Stack PHP Developer to join a growing web development team based in Derby, to work primarily on implementing and maintaining back-end functionality within new and existing websites and web applications. The team has dedicated Front-end Developers, but you will also be required to work on front-end projects occasionally, depending on workloads and deadlines.

You will be responsible for scoping, estimating, developing and testing websites and web-based software. You will be heavily involved in all stages of the software development lifecycle – from the initial planning stages to implementation and maintenance. You will be required to follow best development practices with regards to writing, testing and documenting your code. You will report directly to the Web Development Manager, but you will be required to work closely with the project management, design, development and sales teams on a day-to-day basis.

We’re looking for excellent PHP knowledge as well as the following …

Essential Skills:

* University degree in Software Development or a similar technical profile

* PHP 7


* JavaScript / jQuery


* Clear understanding of HTTP, DNS, Git, SSL

* Basic understanding of web servers (LAMP)

Desirable Skills:

* Craft CMS / Drupal

* Gulp / Grunt / NPM

* Symfony / Yii

* PHPUnit / Behat

* Amazon AWS

* JIRA / BitBucket

* Design patterns

Remuneration and Benefits:

* c£30,000 - £45,000 + Benefits

* Friendly, relaxed environment

* Good work-life balance

* Top Spec Macbook Pro

* Monthly free lunch days

* Pension scheme


Derbyshire, Derby, Nottingham, Burton, Loughborough and Uttoxeter as well as other surrounding areas.

If you think you’ve got what it takes, we’d love to hear from you