PHP Web Developer
Hays Specialist Recruitment LtdBirmingham, UK | Posted: 3 months ago
PHP Web Developer required £39,924 - £42,742 + 32d Hol + 8 bank holidays + Health & Life cover + many other benefits
Birmingham City University (BCU) is a large, diverse and increasingly popular place to study. They are defined by their core values of "Excellence, People focus, Partnership working and Fairness & Integrity".
The 22,500 students are at the heart of everything they do. They are from over 80 countries and can access an enviable range of facilities with even more planned. The Complete University Guide ranked BCU as top 30 UK University for spending on facilities in 2015.
They are in the midst of transformation. BCU is investing £260 million in its estate including a major expansion of the city centre campus at Eastside adjacent to the planned HS2 Curzon Street station. This provides opportunities to make substantial fundamental changes to our learning environment and operations.
An opportunity has arisen for a proven PHP Web Developer to join a busy in house Development team. If successful, you will be joining a multi-disciplined software development team consisting of backend integrators, web developers, web designers, development DBAs and the QA testers.
* 3 years backend PHP experience
* 3 years mySQL experience
* Able to configure apache web servers for hosting of web sites, apps, open source CMSs such as Wordpress
* 2 years experience of using jQuery
* 3 years design experience in Photoshop or Fireworks
* Use of source control repositories such as GIT, SVN or TFS.
* Experience of Moodle VLE
* Experience of configuring and developing WordPress
* Able to create conceptual designs and take through wireframing & mocking to working pages and UAT.
* Any exposure to ASP.NET and C# or VB.NET would be highly advantageous.
* Experience in Agile/Scrum development methodologies.
As this is a friendly and collaborative team with a positive culture you will need to have good interpersonal skills and have a good standard of written and verbal communication.
The role demands someone who is naturally interested and in-touch with the latest web technologies. You will be confident in communicating at all levels and will be passionate about knowledge sharing to enhance the overall quality of the team. Experience in e-learning environments is an advantage but not essential.
This exciting position is paying a good salary and a very attractive benefits package including 32 days Holiday plus 8 bank holidays, Career Average Pension, sickness & absence entitlement, Private Health, On site gym, Life Assurance, Travel card Scheme, Car parking, Cycle to work scheme, car share scheme and catering.
The immediate location for this role will be North Birmingham with later relocation near to the City Centre scheduled for later on in the year. The post holder will be required to travel between Birmingham sites as per operational requirements.
If you are ready for this challenge and have the necessary experience please submit an up to date copy of your CV outlining your relevant skills and experience, together with your notice period/availability or call Daney on 0121 230 1455.