Lead Developer (SaaS platform)
GoProposal is the world’s leading pricing and proposal software for accountancy firms. We’re vibrant and fast growing software company based in Manchester City Centre, and looking to take on our next member of staff to join the team and to help take GoProposal to the next level. We have a very positive culture where we give people the input and freedom they need to grow and flourish to become the very best they can be. We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed member of staff who can contribute positively to that culture and who wants to develop themselves and help to grow our company. GoProposal was founded by James Ashford who is a bestselling author, keynote speaker and thought leader, prolific in producing high value content.
We want to work with like-minded people who set high standards for themselves and the work that they produce. Please see below some of your key responsibilities, and the knowledge and previous experience that we would prefer if you have.
Don’t worry if you can’t tick every one of these boxes! If you say you can, you might be exaggerating. We’d just like to hear from you if this sounds like the kind of tech stack you’re used to working with and that excites you.
This role can be mobile, but we also have our HQ in Manchester City Centre, so if applicant is close by, is more than welcome to sit with us in the office full time or as and when.
Aid in planning product development and timelines Provide feedback to marketing or sales teams Discuss and aid the Founders to make sure that the development and technologies being selected are aligned with the business' goals and vision of the company. Understand and can implement best practices and design patterns on a inter-project basis. An interest in web software performance (from micro-optimisations in PHP code, MySQL schemas and queries through to progressive web.)
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
3+ years experience building web applications in popular back end technologies (e.g. PHP, Node, Django) Experience of working with MySQL Experience of working with HTML 5, CSS and jQuery Experience of working with version control (Git) Experience of working with 3rd party APIs Experience developing for WordPress CMS (Themes/Plugins) Experience working with Bootstrap