£200 - £300 per day
Back End Focused
Long Term Contract Role
A Backend Drupal developer is needed to join a team of developers who have taken their company from strength to strength. The organisation are prominent members in the Drupal Community and carry out projects for many worldrenowned and reputable organisation. The Digital Agency are based in Bristol and need somebody onsite throughout the week to help make their digital delivery the best in the business.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and selfmotivated Developer to join a development team on a long term basis. You will be responsible for planning, building and supporting websites for a range of clients. Youll work alongside their solutions architect to help identify requirements and plan out technical solutions. The client are looking for developers who have a keen attention to detail, motivated by new challenges and love to get handson when it comes to coding!
This coupled with the requirements below will make you the perfect candidate for the role.
Have excellent knowledge of PHP and understanding of Object Oriented Programming (OOP) concepts
Have experience interacting with databases using SQL
Experience or familiarity of working with Drupal 7 and 8.
Have experience working with APIs e.g. (JSON/XML)
Experience or familiarity with unit testing frameworks.
Have an understanding of version control systems (we use Git).
Have experience of working in a busy agency environment and understand that priorities can change quickly.
Have the ability to understand problems and explain the complexity of them clearly in plain English to both technical and nontechnical stakeholders.
Have the ability to write clear documentation and understand the need for it.
Have the ability to make decisions quickly and with authority.
Have great communication and interpersonal skills, and a good sense of humour.
Understand the software development lifecycle with a keen interest in user experience.
Your day to day will involve:
Identifying requirements and planning out the technical approach to implement the right solution for our clients.
Helping develop custom backend functionality for our clients websites.
Building web services and working with various APIs.
Helping to improve our development methods and practices demonstrating a commitment to quality.
Keeping uptodate with the latest development trends and introducing new technologies where relevant and appropriate.
Providing support and maintenance for our clients existing websites.
Supporting other members of the development team through training, code review and knowledge shares.
The organisation are looking for someone with 34 years of experience in a similar role, who is passionate about web development with a solid understanding of PHP. The ideal developer would have an interest in PHP frameworks such as Symfony and Laravel would be advantageous. You have strong problemsolving skills, with an awareness and understanding of how financial and technical constraints affect the solutions you provide.
You can communicate clearly and confidently, explaining technical concepts to nontechnical staff and clients. You are selfmotivated and lead by example, creating a positive environment for the people around you. Ideally, youll have been involved in mentoring less experienced developers and are comfortable sharing your knowledge and ideas to help our team grow. You have worked as part of multidisciplinary teams and understand the benefits this can bring.
If you would like to be considered for the role please send me your most recent CV and I will get in touch. Alternatively, I will be happy to answer any questions you may have. #########
Posted 47 days ago