Software Developer PHP

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Job title: Software Developer PHP

Company: Golden Charter

Job description: Software Developer PHP x 2

We have an exciting opportunity for a Software Developer to join our Product and Innovation Team on full time permanent basis, 35 hours per week.

It is an exciting time for the team who are currently going through a period of growth. The team work across a range of new product and services for Golden Charter and its UK network of independent funeral directors. This is a relatively new space for digital technology and, as a result, we are in a domain which encourages new, innovative solutions.

Main responsibilities:

Responsible singularly, and as part of the larger Development team, for translating software requirements into working software and delivering that software into Production environments. Both front-end development (Javascript, React etc) and back-end development (PHP, MySQL etc)

Responsible for Peer Review (at code-level) of work of others in the Software Development team.

Work with QA, Technical Development and Software Delivery Leads to ensure quality, security, robustness and correctness of software delivered.

Responsible for ensuring and following adequate version control, data control, and change control procedures as necessary.

Work with Product Owner and rest of Development team to help assess business opportunities, prototype options and refine software requirements for new solutions.

Participate in infrastructure and architecture decision-making process with the support of the Technical Development Lead.

Participate in health-monitoring and incident support of software delivered into Production environments by the Team as required (including Out of Hours if necessary).

Participate in efficient planning of Software Development activities lead by the Software Delivery Lead with the support of the full Software Development team.

Participate in continuous improvement of Product and Software Development processes as part of the Software Development team.

Continue to develop and maintain skillset in modern software development tools and methodologies, with the support of Software Delivery and Technical Development Leads

Essential criteria:

2 or more years work experience as a developer embedded in full stack, cross-functional software development teams

Proven skillset in delivering secure web applications into customer facing production environments

High level of competence in PHP

Javascript (ES6, Webpack)

Database implementation in MySQL or NoSQL

Patricipation in iterative and incremental software development in BDD and Agile enviroments

Desirable criteria:

Completion of relevant formal language-specific training and certification

Proficient in delivery of cloud based containerised applications which operate at scale

Experience of ‘Modern PHP’ features and practices (PHP 7+, Composer, Symfony, Zend, Laravel)

Working knowledge of deploying and maintaining applications on AWS

In return, you will receive:

6% employer pension contribution

Life Assurance (4 x annual salary)

Generous annual leave entitlement

Holiday buy/sell scheme

Discounted gym membership

Employee Assistance Programme

Enhanced family friendly leave and pay policies

Access to a retail discount website

Expected salary: £41500 per year

Location: Glasgow

Job date: Sun, 21 Mar 2021 01:51:02 GMT

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