Harrogate, North Yorkshire

Senior PHP Developer – £35,000 – £45,000

We are one of Harrogate’s entrepreneurial business successes, a FinTech business specialising in consumer insurance products for car, breakdown and pet. Located in Harrogate town centre, our offices are within easy walking distance of Harrogate train and bus stations.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our development team in the role of Senior PHP Developer.

Our development team is a fast-paced agile team, where no two sprints are the same. Friendly and vibrant, we’re looking for someone who can bring enthusiasm and energy with them into the existing team.

We operate in the Scrum methodology and are always working to improve our processes and practices, so there is ample opportunity to help the team grow and improve.

We’re happy to discuss any flexible working requirements you may have, including remote working.

The Role

The Senior PHP Developer will be responsible for:

  • Developing and maintaining new and existing applications
  • Writing “clean”, well designed and commented code meeting documented Coding Standards
  • Providing input during planning and retrospective meetings
  • Presenting ideas for improvements
  • Evaluating and making recommendations on the use of new technology
  • Mentoring and knowledge sharing with more junior members of the team

The Candidate

The ideal candidate is a team player, who is proactive and self-motivated, with excellent attention to detail. You must be enthusiastic with the ability to learn quickly.

You should be an organised individual, who is polite, helpful and approachable.

You will also be organised and an effective communicator, who has a good standard of written communication and who is empathetic when speaking to colleagues at all levels.

You must have the below technical skills;

  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • HTML5, CSS
  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks
  • Experience with PHP frameworks
  • Experience with code versioning tools
  • Knowledge of common PHP exploits and their solutions

Experience in the following areas is desired, but not essential;

  • Angular framework
  • Laravel framework
  • Unit Testing / TDD
  • AWS
  • Continuous Integration
  • Application vulnerability scanning

You must have at least three or more years of commercial PHP development or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities

The Rewards

  • A friendly, supportive and energetic working environment
  • Career development, including training and qualifications
  • Regular team events (e.g. escape room, GoApe, outdoor activity day, three peaks challenge)
  • Life Insurance (4 x Salary)
  • Weekly fresh fruit delivery
  • Regular charity / fundraising days
  • Free breakdown cover
  • Discounts at high street retailers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Workplace pension contributions
  • Increased holiday entitlement with the length of service

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