Middleweight PHP Developer (WordPress)

Posted By: Greg Phipps
Salary: Circa £27,000 DOE
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Job Type: Permanent
Category: Information Technology

Central Employment are delighted to be supporting a cutting edge digital agency based in Newcastle, as they require an additional Middleweight PHP Developer (WordPress) based from their central Newcastle studio.  

They  create bespoke/innovative web and software solutions across a diverse range of platforms for leading companies across verticals across Professional Services, Online Retail/eCommerce, Manufacturing and Retail. Working with leading technologies, we are focused on producing market-leading, best in class web and software solutions that deliver results.

As a Mid PHP Developer, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Development and maintenance of PHP web sites from designs, functional specifications and ad hoc client requests
  • Configuration of web servers and deployment systems using Apache/Nginx, MySQL and continuous integration
  • Communicating with internal team members, clients and third parties at a technical level
  • Working with designers and project leaders to deliver on client and user requirements
  • Have an eye for detail and work with designers to deliver on the teams vision

Essential experience required:

  • Experience of working with PHP-based ecommerce and CMS platforms (especially WordPress and ideally WooCommerce)
  • Circa 3 yrs commercial coding experience in PHP, gained from a fast paced digital agency setting
  • Experience of overseeing the management of server deployment with hosting providers and performing server side speed and security optimisation
  • Experience of integrating systems via APIs
  • Excellent PHP skills with experience of maintaining and creating class-based libraries and systems
  • Experience of developing applications and systems with security as a priority
  • Experience of working with React
  • Experience working with version control (.git or similar)
  • Experience working with preprocessors (sass or less)
  • And managing these tasks with gulp or grunt

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