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



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