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Senior PHP Developer - Belfast

Digital & IT - Digital & IT
Ref: 2783 Date Posted: Monday 12 Oct 2020
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Senior PHP Developer – remote working available (£40k - £50k)
** We are accepting applications from PHP developers across Ireland.  The role is fully remote, but you would be required to come to Belfast once a month (post-COVID). **
This is much more than just a pure coding position.
You will be in a pivotal role within an established, multi-award-winning company.  You will be the right-hand man to the Head of IT and you will be involved in the augmentation of new solutions with the development team.
The position
My client has a PHP team based offshore and this is the first hire for the Belfast office.  You’ll not only be an experienced PHP developer, but you must be able to assist the Head of IT to build a PHP team in Belfast.  You’ll be commercially savvy, and you will be able to assist the Business teams on calls with the customer’s tech teams.
From a technical perspective, you will be involved with the development of significant new projects within the business, developing API interfaces, integrating existing systems with new architecture, and helping to develop technical requirements and plan projects.
You will be working in an agile environment and developing rapid prototypes to enable the business to test, prioritise and scale for the many exciting opportunities facing the business today.  You will have the opportunity to work with a range of teams on an ever-evolving range of robust, reusable coding solutions and industry-leading interfaces.
The company
My client is an industry leader in application development and management of insurance, finance, and utility price comparison systems.  Used by more than 3 million people per annum, their systems enable insurance providers to secure business within their target markets and empower consumers to easily identify those providers who meet their financial product requirements at market leading prices.
With over 400 financial partners in insurance, finance and utility industries and numerous affinity partners who use there powerful technologies, they are a trusted, respected, and successful company.
You will have at least 5 years’ experience of working with high traffic, high volume websites with at least 2 years’ experience working with an open-source PHP framework, preferably Laravel v5+.  You should have expert knowledge of MySQL, an understanding of its latest versions and experience in query optimisation.  You should also have an excellent working knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, and native JavaScript.
You should also have an Honours Degree in computing, science, technology, mathematical or business-related discipline (minimum 2:1).
An excellent salary on offer including private medical insurance, death-in-service cover, pension, health plan, annual travel card and more.
For more info, you can contact me on 077 8988 6539 or send a CV using the links provided.
Gareth will be in touch soon.