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PHP Developer

Salary: Competitive, based on ability

About 6B: We are a forward-thinking, fast-paced and growing digital agency based in Wakefield. We need to expand our team to meet the ever-increasing demand for applications, websites, mobile apps and other exciting projects.

Job Brief: We are looking for a PHP Developer who is dedicated to the craft, writes code that they are proud of, and can hit the ground running.

About the role: A PHP Developer at 6B writes efficient, stable, testable, secure and reusable PHP to a high standard. You will be a part of an agile full-stack development team that is responsible for all aspects of ongoing development, from initial specification, through to developing, testing and launching.

Responsibilities:

  • Writing efficient, stable, testable, secure and reusable PHP modules
  • Working with modern PHP frameworks like Laravel and Symfony
  • Following industry best practices such as effective source control, code reviews, daily builds, and automated deployments, within an agile culture
  • Troubleshooting, testing and maintaining the backend of existing development
  • Solving complex performance problems and technical architectural challenges
  • Contributing in all phases of the development lifecycle
  • Following industry best practices such as effective source control, code reviews, daily builds, and automated deployments, within an agile culture

Requirements:

  • Several years experience engineering enterprise services in multiple industries in a modern PHP framework like Laravel
  • Experience working around multiple parts of the software lifecycle
  • Proficiency with architecture patterns MVC, MVVM etc
  • Experience working with test automation frameworks and working in TDD
  • Demonstrable knowledge of writing performant apps via multithreading, compression etc
  • Experience with code management systems such as Git, build tools such as Maven and CI tools such as Jenkins or Concourse
  • Experience in relational and non relational databases such as Cassandra or Mongo
  • Ability to perform in a fast paced environment and to communicate effectively
  • Experience of working in a team with a DevOps culture surrounded by lean / agile delivery methodologies

Bonus points for:

  • Exposure to virtualisation or container technology like Docker and Vagrant
  • Experience with other development technologies such as Java, Node JS, .NET Core, Python and Ruby, scripting language such as Bash would also be beneficial
  • Experience with IaaS services such as Amazon Web Services, Azure, Google Cloud Platform or similar
  • Experience with frontend web technology and frameworks such as HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, AngularJS, and Grunt
  • Experience contributing to PHP open source projects

Benefits of working with 6B:

  • The basics - generous holidays and a good pension scheme
  • Office treats  - regular fully subsidised lunches and breakfasts
  • Keeping fit - 50% subsidised gym membership
  • Having fun - regular team days out and activities
  • Appraisals - appraisals and salary review every 6 months
  • Easy going - flexible start and end times to work around your lifestyle
  • Flexible workstation - let us know what tech you need to do your job well
  • Working from home - flexibility to work from home/a coffee shop/anywhere

No recruitment companies please.

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