Midweight PHP Developer

Posted By: Greg Phipps
Salary: Up to £35,000 DOE
Location: Gateshead
Job Type: Permanent
Category: Information Technology

Central Employment are delighted to be working in partnership with a leading and hugely successful eCommerce Retail organisation, as they look to appoint a Midweight PHP Developer. 

Purpose of the Mid-weight PHP Developer: 

We’re looking for someone who is keen to hit the ground running with in-house web development projects, including a mix of new features, improvements and bug fixes as well as bigger projects. You’ll be maintaining the current portfolio of e-commerce stores and also be involved in longer term projects that will help the company grow.

Key responsibilities of the Mid-weight PHP Developer: 

  • Implementing new features and fixing bugs for the current portfolio of eCommerce stores
  • Maintaining and optimising infrastructure to provide best performance across all stores
  • Carrying out regular deployments ensuring stability is top priority
  • Carrying out regular code reviews
  • Implementing integrations between Magento, our in-house systems and 3rd
  • Party services like Nosto and DotDigital
  • Building bespoke modules to accomplish business requirements
  • Providing estimates for scope of work
  • Carrying out stringent testing on all sites and projects ensuring effective functionality is maintained
  • Using industry insight and initiative to discover new ways to improve the current website portfolio
  • Providing support for the in-house team with technical queries and troubleshooting current stores’ portfolio
  • Mentoring junior team members

Key skills we’re looking for: 

  • At least 2 years of experience working in a commercial environment.
  • Git/Bitbucket account with examples of your work would be very beneficial.
  • Strong knowledge of PHP, MySQL and APIs (REST/GraphQL)
  • Strong knowledge of website performance optimisation and security best practices
  • Strong coding standards and methodologies
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work independently
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Eager to learn and passionate about web technologies

Desirable experience: 

  • Experience in Magento 2 (Adobe Commerce Cloud)

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