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PHP Developer Leeds

  • Location: Leeds
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #277

PHP Developer:


The role is that of a PHP developer working for one of the countries leading digital and media brands based in Leeds. This is a role working within the Digital Content team in the latest sporting events and television broadcasts live and working within an agile delivery team.


The perks:


  • The company offers a generous pension and private health care.
  • Access to over 12,000 LinkedIn Learning courses to support your development.
  • Pool table, table tennis, discounted gym membership, endless local discounts, and much more.


You will:


  • Primary responsibility is to develop and maintain web applications & their supporting software for Digital Platforms, working within an agile delivery team.
  • Produce clean, well-tested and documented code; demonstrate a strong understanding and application of modern software design principles.
  • Ensure all code written has appropriate and relevant test coverage
  • Work with stakeholders to elicit requirements, break down work into smaller items and ensure there is enough information available to progress with development
  • Release and support products into the live environment
  • Assist business stakeholders and software architects in shaping, estimating and planning new features
  • Partake in code reviews within your squad and across the tribe. Ensure code is idiomatic & conforms to style guidelines; identify potential coding issues at an early stage before they reach production
  • Work with senior technical staff to advocate & advance modern software development processes and provide out of hours/2nd line support of products
  • Assist in removing technical impediments encountered by the team and attend and contribute to Agile ceremonies


You’ll have:


  • Strong PHP knowledge (ideally with symphony framework experience)
  • Experience in scripting (Python, shell etc.)
  • Firm grasp of coding standards (PEP8, PSR2, W3C) and knowledge and experience of testing tools and techniques
  • Good understanding of internal architecture and systems
  • Strong grasp of web protocols (HTTP, DNS, ICMP, FTP, SOAP etc.)
  • Containerisation (Docker, Kubernetes etc.)
  • Knowledge and experience with working with cloud platforms (Azure, GCP, AWS etc.)
  • JS/Java experience would be an advantage, but not essential



Java Developer

  • Location: Leeds
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #267

We are working with leading Entertainment and communication brand based in Leeds. They are currently looking for solid Java Developers to work on their online and digital platforms for customers and users upgrading their systems to improve long term scaling.

Your key responsibilities:

– You will interpret business requirements and deliver high quality, customer focused technical solutions and implementations meeting and exceeding customer experience and usability requirements.

– You will deliver rich internet applications, in an agile environment primarily using open source technologies and the up to date deployment techniques.

– Drive great technology and software development practices into the team with passion and enthusiasm.

– Working in an agile and team driven approach, strive for continuous improvement within the team


Your skills:

– Experience and strong ability in Java Development

– Advocate of TDD/ BDD practices

– Experience of OO development and design patterns

– Experience of software development for high capacity, high availability, high traffic websites

– Experienced working with front end web technologies, ideally Javascript

– A passion for Agile methodologies and concepts such as XP, Lean, and Kanban

– Exemplary communication and people skills.