Location: Manchester Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum
Sector: IT Specialism:
Type: Permanent - Full Time Contact: Anders Christiansen
Senior PHP Developer £43,000-£50,000
We are working with a Technical, award-winning ecommerce Agency who work with Magento, based in Manchester. They are looking for a Senior PHP developer to join their and manage their team of 8 back end developers and made up of 3 seniors, 4 juniors, and 1 graduate.  The team has over 40+ team members at their Manchester office and continue to grow.
Main responsibilities:
  • Perform coding to written technical specifications.
  • Lead development teams in delivering technical solutions.
  • Promote quality standards and processes and work with developers to achieve these through regular code reviews.
  • Create and document test plans, implement and manage unit tests and scripts.
  • Communicate regularly with project managers to provide understanding of technical requirements, processes and dependencies.
  • Create and maintain technical documentation using defined technical documentation templates.
  • Actively support and mentor members of the development team.
Required skills and experience:
  • Object Oriented Application Design.
  • Experience working with PHP frameworks such as Zend, Symphony/Magento.
  • Experience of XML-RPC, REST, SOAP and other web services.
  • MySQL, including EAV data structures.
  • JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery and/or Prototype.
  • Experience of managing and promoting effective use of version control systems.
  • Experience developing, supporting and maintaining complex, scalable web applications.
  • Extensive experience of the development lifecycle.
  • Ability to define, interpret and develop software to written requirements and technical specification.
  • Expert understanding of XHTML and CSS3.
The company offers a range of great benefits including 32 days holiday (inclusive of public holidays), Extra days holiday for every year you work with them, Aviva Pension Scheme, personal development plans and a relaxed dress code.